The Tribal Courts of the Colorado River Indian Tribes have issued new mandated court procedures due to the coronavirus pandemic. They are contained in Administrative Order No. 20-004, which was issued June 1 and signed by Chief Judge Lawrence King.
The text of the order is as follows:
“All persons who are sick shall not come to the court. Any person who is sick or who is exhibiting COVID-19 (coronavirus) symptoms shall be denied entry for that day.”
“All persons must wear a mask or face covering to enter the court facility and at all times when inside. Any person who refuses to wear a mask or face covering will be denied entry for that day.”
“All persons entering the court building for either court or probation will have their temperature taken. Any person with a temperature of 100.4 degrees or higher will be denied entry for that day.”
“All persons who have been ordered to appear in court in person but who refuse to wear a face mask or covering or exhibit COVID-19 symptoms, including having a temperature of 100.4 degrees or higher, shall be served with a judicial order to appear at the jail or on another date. If you fail to appear as directed, the court will issue a warrant for your arrest.”
The Tribal Courts are located in the Tribal Complex at Mohave Road and Second Avenue (Agency Road). The phone number is 928-669-1355.