Tribal Court

Welcome to Isleta Tribal Court

The Isleta Tribal Court is one of two courts within the Judicial Branch of the Pueblo of Isleta tribal government.  As a court of general jurisdiction Isleta Tribal Court hears many types of cases including but not limited to traffic, criminal, civil matters including probate, children and families in need of services, custody, child support, and civil disputes.  Isleta Tribal Court does not hear divorce cases.  Isleta Tribal Court has criminal jurisdiction over Indians enrolled in a federally-recognized tribe when the offense is committed within the boundaries of the Isleta Pueblo Reservation.

Court staff includes: the Chief Judge, two Associate Judges, a Court Administrator, a Chief Court Clerk, three Associate Court Clerks, two Probation Officers, a Community Service Work Supervisor, and a Bailiff. Court staff is prohibited from giving legal advice to any party.  A list of attorneys and advocates licensed to practice in the Pueblo of Isleta Court is available upon request.



To provide an effective administration of fair justice and service for the benefit of the tribal community by enforcing public safety and accountability while upholding trust, professionalism, and integrity.

The Pueblo of Isleta also has an Appellate Court which is separate from the lower court that reviews the appeals filed by parties.

Isleta Tribal Court Fee & Cost Schedule

Tribal Court Docket April 19 – April 23, 2021


Public Notice

Tribal Court Limited Operations Plan and Administrative Order

Tribal Court Limited Operations Plan and Administrative Order


HEALTH EMERGENCY – Recognizing the state of emergency that still exists due to the COVID-19 virus, the Tribal Court Limited Operations Plan and Administrative Order issued on June 5, 2020 shall be in effect for the Isleta Tribal Court until rescinded by the Isleta Tribal Court Chief Judge. This order shall apply to all persons who are transacting business with Isleta Tribal Court and shall include but is not limited to attorneys, parties, witnesses and community members.

If you have any questions feel free to contact the Tribal Court at 505-869-9699.


Tribal Court Public Notice

Amended Tribal Court Limited Operations Plan and Administrative Order 11/13/2020

Contact Us:

Probation Officers:
Gerald Bush: (505) 869-7576
Jeffrey Jiron: (505) 869-9701

Community Service Work Supervisor:
(505) 869-9031

Public Defender:
(505) 869-9825

Prosecutor Services:
(505) 869-9710

Victim Advocate Services:
(505) 869-9838

To view the published regulations and ordinances by the Isleta Tribal Council click the button below.

Hours of Operation:
Monday – Friday
8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m

Tribal Services Complex, Building “A”
3950 Highway 47
Albuquerque, NM 87105

Tribal Court Phone Number:
(505) 869-9699

Tribal Court Fax Number:
(505) 869-9747

Closed Federal and Tribal Administration Holidays