Chitimacha Tribe Department & Services

Tribal Courts

Chitimacha Tribal Court

To serve as the Judicial Branch of the Tribal Government in the preservation and enhancement of Tribal Sovereignty by providing a Judicial forum on both the Trial and Appellate levels for addressing issues over which jurisdiction is vested; afford all persons within its jurisdiction equal protection of the law; ensure them due process and additionally serve as the provider of general judicial services and legal resource for information regarding Tribal, State and Federal law.

Contact Information:
Chitimacha Tribal Courts
Carrie D. Saucier, Clerk of Court

Email: courtinfo@chitimacha.gov

Mailing Address:
P. O. Box 610
343 Navarro Street
Charenton, Louisiana 70523-0610

Phone: 337-923-7806
Fax: 337-923-7889

Petition for Disbursement of Funds:

Form No. 1: Petition for Disbursement of Funds (Minor or Incompetent)
This form is to be used for filing for a disbursement of funds of a minor child under the age of 18 or for an individual that has been deemed incompetent by the Court. A parent or guardian must file for a minor.

Form No. 2: Petition for Disbursement of Funds (Underage Qualified Tribal Member with Representation)
This form is to be used for filing for a disbursement of funds for an individual over the age of 18 by their Representative.

Form No. 3: Petition for Disbursement of Funds (Underage Qualified Tribal Member – Filing on Their Own Behalf)
This form is to be used for filing for a disbursement of funds when an individual attains the age of 18 and files for a disbursement of funds on their own behalf.

Form No. 4: Petition for Disbursement of Funds (Affidavit of Substantial Hardship & Order)
This form is to be used for filing for a disbursement of funds if unable to pay the docket fee and/or service fees.

Form No. 5: Petition for Disbursement of Funds (Financial Declaration Statement)
This form is to be used for filing for a disbursement of funds when a Financial Declaration Statement is needed.

 

Chitimacha Comprehensive Codes of Justice

Can be found by clicking here or going to the main menu under the Tribal Government - Constitution and Codes