The tribal court provides due process and equal protection under the law and strives to effectively and fairly administer justice to all Tulalip tribal members. The court handles civil, criminal and juvenile matters for tribal members. Its work supports the growth of a healthy and culturally vibrant community by administering judicial excellence.
The tribal court has many functions, and it provides the following important services, among others:
Types of cases heard by the court:
The Tulalip Tribal Court supports the Tribes' vision, "together we create a healthy and culturally vibrant community" in its practice of judicial excellence.
To professionally, effectively and fairly administer justice to the Tulalip community as an essential sign of sovereignty.
Ensure access to justice; ensure due process; administer timely case flow management; file, prepare and process new filings and court orders; record all court proceedings; maintain jury pool; process and track fine payments; prepare court docket; and provide public information.