159 Deer Trail
Mescalero, NM 88340
Phone: (575) 464-0414 Color Code Hot Line: (575) 464-9375
Fax: (575) 464-4863
General email: [email protected]
Current updates from Tribal Court due to COVID-19 pandemic:
- Public Notice (11-09-20)
- Temp Hours (07-28-20)
- Public Notice (06-23-20)
- Announcement (05-27-20)
- Public Notice (03-24-20)
- Public Notice (03-19-20)
To hear and process cases for all community members seeking justice or relief in accordance to the Mescalero Apache Constitution, Laws, Ordinances, and Traditions and Customs in an impartial and efficient manner.
Hours of Operation
Monday – Friday 8:00 am – 4:30 pm (Open during the lunch hour)
General Docket Schedule
Mon., Wed. & Fri. 1:30 PM
- All payments must be made by MONEY ORDER
- Payments must include CASE NUMBER, PARTY NAME & ADDRESS
The court staff and Judges cannot provide legal advice to anyone. A list of Lay Advocates who are approved to practice in the Mescalero Tribal Court is available at the front reception.
Office of Public Defender
Zachary Forman, Public Defender
Keriana Barcus, Asst. Public Defender
Mescalero Apache Tribe
108 Central Mescalero, NM 88340
Samuel Klinekole, Conservation Officer
Ruben Peralta, Conservation Officer
at Mescalero Conservation Law Enforcement Department
Phone: 575-464-9323 OR 575-464-9527
*Information regarding sex offender list, please contact:
Conservation Officer Samuel Klinekole or Ruben Peralta
All forms must be complete and contain all contact information of the parties.
Complete all forms including party for court to serve. If opposing party address is not known, it may delay the processing of the case. Incomplete forms and forms lacking opposing party information may result in a delay in setting your case on the docket.
It is your responsibility to inform the court clerks of your current physical residence and mailing addresses.
Hon. Debra S. Doll
Hon. David LittleWind
Alieh Shaffer / Althea Palmer
Mary Tsinnijinnie / Lauryn Yuzos
Tamerah Shanta / Lozen Martinez
Cayleigh Palmer / Erma Allard