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Court Calendar - November 19, 2019




BISHOP PAIUTE TRIBAL COURT
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Who Do We Serve
  • All persons who reside on the Bishop Indian Reservation
  • All organizations that conduct business on the Bishop Indian Reservation jurisdiction
  • Civil jurisdiction over all persons found within the Bishop Paiute Reservation and over all persons or entities who commit a tortious act or transact business within the territorial jurisdiction of the court

Civil Cases: Tribal Ordinances under the jurisdiction of the Bishop Paiute Tribal Court are:

  • Nuisance
  • Illegal Fireworks
  • Public Safety
  • Name Change & Name Verification
  • Tribal Mortgage Lending and Unlawful Detainer
  • Dog Control Ordinance
  • Required School Attendance (Truancy)
  • Employee Records
  • Environmental Protection
  • Rental Minimal Housing Standards
  • Tribal Adult Guardianship
  • Trespassing
  • Tribal Small Claims
  • Enforcement of Child Support Orders



Tribal Court Staff

tribal court staff
Pictured above left to right- Frances Romero (Tribal Court Committee Member), Jeannette Summers (Tribal Court Committee Member) Annette Apalatea (Tribal Court Administrator/Clerk), Gary E. LaRance (Tribal Court Judge)

Annette Apalatea

Court Administrator/Clerk

(760) 873-3584 ext. 1900

Tribal Court Hearing Dates for 2019

  1. April 16, 2019
  2. May 21, 2019
  3. June 25, 2019
  4. July 16, 2019
  5. August 20, 2019
  6. September 17, 2019
  7. October 22, 2019
  8. November 19, 2019
  9. December 17, 2019

Schedule of Fees - 2019

(Approved by Bishop Paiute Tribal Council. All fees are nonrefundable)

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Tribal Court Service Fee
Complaint or Petition Filing Fee $30.00
Application for Protection Order $30.00
Answer to Complaint $15.00
Motions (All) $25.00
Appeal Filing Fee $200.00
Service of Process $35.00
Admission to Practice Fee - Attorney $100.00 per year
Admission to Practice Fee - Advocates $25.00 per year
Transcription of Record Fee $20.00 min. up to 4 pgs.
$5.00 per additional pg.
CD Recording of Hearing $20.00 per CD
Certified Copy Fee $1.00 per page
Per Page Copying Fee $0.20 per page
Subpeona/Record Request $75.00
Repossession Fee $75.00

How to File a Complaint

  • Complete a Civil Complaint Form
  • Pay the Filing Fee or Complete an Application for a Waiver/Discount
  • A summons will be issued to the Defendant in the case
  • Plaintiff is responsible to have summons, copy of complaint and answer form served upon the Defendant.
  • Defendant has 20 days to ANSWER the complaint
  • After an ANSWER is received, a court hearing date will be set
  • Notice of Hearing will be mailed to all parties by the Tribal
  • Court Clerk