In order to slow the spread of the coronavirus COVID-19 in our community, the Meskwaki Tribal Court is closed from March 18-April 17, 2020. Any scheduled hearings during this time will be continued to a later date. Any emergency hearings or mandatory hearings may be held on a case by case basis through remote methods like telephone or video. Please see the Administrative Order regarding the closure. Court staff will be checking the court voicemail at 641-484-9300 and will be checking email during this time.
|CERTIFICATE OF SERVICE.PDF||CERTIFICATE OF SERVICE.DOCX|
|CIVIL PETITION-ADOPTION.PDF||CIVIL PETITION-ADOPTION.DOCX|
|CIVIL PETITION.PDF||CIVIL PETITION.DOCX|
|CIVIL PETITION-MODIFY CUSTODY.DOCX|
|CIVIL PETITION-CHILD SUPPORT MAINTENANCE.PDF ||CIVIL PETITION-CHILD SUPPORT MAINTENANCE.DOCX|
|EXHIBIT LIST.PDF||EXHIBIT LIST.DOCX|
|MOTION TO CONTINUE.PDF||MOTION TO CONTINUE.DOCX|
|MOTION FOR PUBLICATION.PDF||MOTION FOR PUBLICATION.DOCX|
|MOTION FOR RECUSAL.PDF||MOTION FOR RECUSAL.DOCX|
|MOTION TO APPEAR BY PHONE.PDF||MOTION TO APPEAR BY PHONE.DOCX|
|WITNESS LIST.PDF||WITNESS LIST.DOCX|
|Foreign Judgment Petition.DOCX|
|Foreign Judgment Answer.PDF|
Out of an abundance of caution for our community members and employees, the Tribal Court will be closed from Wednesday, March 18th through Friday, April 17th, 2020. If you need to file something with the Court immediately, you may email your pleadings to Joy Mauskemo, Clerk of Court, at firstname.lastname@example.org and place the originals in the U.S. mail to 307 Meskwaki Rd. Tama, IA 52339.
Please note, unless it is an emergency or essential filing, most filings will not be addressed until the Court is reopened for regular business.
If you are a law enforcement agency emailing to verify Warrants and/or Protection Orders in NCIC, please call Tama Co. Dispatch to connect to Meskwaki PD at 641-484-3760 and select Option 1.
For emergencies, please call 911 or Meskwaki Nation Police Dept. at 641-484-4844.
ATTENTION: Please note if you want to do community service in lieu of payment, you must sign a harmless hold agreement and fill out the pro se document request that it is allowed for you to do so.e your paragraph here.
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