Tribal Court

FUNERAL and HOLIDAY CLOSURES - ANNOUNCEMENTS

FUNERAL CLOSURE

None at this time.

EMERGENCY BUILDING CLOSURE

None at this time.

HOLIDAY CLOSURE

Closed Monday May 27th, 2024 for Memorial Day.

Closed Thursday May 16th, 2024 @ Noon for Blessing of the Fleet ceremony.

CLERK OFFICE OPEN HOURS

***NEW*** CLERK OFFICE OPEN HOURS ARE MONDAY TO THURSDAY 9 AM TO 12:00 PM AND 1:00 PM TO 3:00 PM FOR WALK IN FILING AND OTHER PUBLIC COURT BUSINESS. FRIDAY AND ALL OTHER HOURS IN PERSON VISITS ARE BY APPOINTMENT ONLY. OPEN HOURS BEGIN MONDAY APRIL 3, 2023. ***NEW***

CLERK OFFICE VISIT POLICY

Tribal Court Hours/Visitor Policy remains in place for all in person visits Monday through Thursday with a Clerk in the office, however please continue to call prior to in person visits outside of our new open hours.

Contact information for Court staff listed below.

IN PERSON HEARINGS HAVE RESUMED

The Swinomish Tribal Court has resumed in person hearings. Parties are expected to appear in person for their hearings. The option to appear by Zoom is available by request only.

Click Here To Email Court Clerks and request to appear by Zoom TribalCourtInfo@swinomish.nsn.us

The Swinomish Tribal Community and Swinomish Tribal Court

Washington State has been impacted by a rise in Coronavirus cases, also known as Covid-19. The Swinomish Tribal Government and Swinomish Tribal Court are monitoring the public health threat posed by the growing numbers of cases in Western Washington and making plans accordingly for protecting the public and Tribal Employee's. As such the public should be aware and monitor this website for updates on office closures and Court operations as the situation is fluid.

***NEW ONLINE FINE PAYMENTS AVAILABLE***

To pay by debit or credit card: We are pleased to offer a method to process debit or credit card payments as of May 11, 2016. For now if you wish to pay online with debit or credit card, clients will need to call or stop by the Clerk Office, but we are working to streamline the process.

Call (360) 466-2097 to speak with the Court Clerk about arranging payment online.

STAFF - NOTICE: Due to Covid-19 Please Contact Laima Scott or Tiffani Peterson for Court business
Mary Cardoza, Chief Judge
Blair J. Page, Deputy Court Administrator/Wellness Court Coordinator - (360) 466-7305  Cell (360) 982-1779 (Use Cell)
Traffic Inquiries please call (360) 466-2097
Laima Scott Clerk - (360) 466-2097 or 7217 or Cell (360) 770-6317 (Use Cell)
Tiffani Peterson Clerk - (360) 466-7217 or 2097
Melissa Simonsen, Prosecutor - (360) 466-7371
Pat Lujan, Probation Officer - (360) 466-7362 or Cell (360) 982-8818 (Use Cell)
Open Position, Bailiff - (360) 466-TBD Click Here If Interested In Applying



 

Tribal Court

CONTACT

Tiffani Peterson 
Phone
(360) 466.7217 or
Fax (360) 466.1506

Laima Scott
Traffic Inquiries
Phone
(360) 466.2097

LOCATION

Social Services Building
17337 Reservation Road
La Conner, WA 98257

HOURS

Mon-Fri | 9-5 PM
Closed daily | Noon-1 PM

FILING HOURS

Mon-Fri I 9-12 PM and 1-4:30 PM