Court Hearing Schedule
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The Tribal Court generally follows the below monthly hearing schedule, however, be sure to check for variations on the daily dockets posted here.
The Tribal Court generally follows the below monthly hearing schedule.
|Mondays||Child Welfare & Probate Matters (such as Guardianships, Name Changes and Probate of Estates)|
|Tuesdays||Open for other matters (*)Tribal Court Staff Meeting (3rd Tuesday of each month from 9:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m.)|
|Wednesdays||Adult and Juvenile Healing to Wellness Court Staffing Meeting (2nd and 4th Wednesdays from 8:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.)Civil Matters (such as Domestic Relations, Child Support Enforcement, Small Claims and other Civil Disputes)(2nd and 4th Wednesdays at 1:00 p.m.)|
|Thursdays||Open for other matters (*)|
|Fridays||Adult and Juvenile Healing to Wellness Court Status Hearings (2nd and 4th Fridays at 8:30 a.m. (adults) and 11:00 a.m. (juveniles)Criminal Matters and Civil Violations (2nd and 4th Fridays at 1:00 p.m.)|
(*) Matters such as criminal arraignments, petitions of protection from abuse or harassment, preliminary child protection orders, etc. that are required to be heard within a set amount of time (such as 48 hours from arrest or 10 days from issuance of a preliminary temporary order) will be set for hearings in conformance with Penobscot Nation law.