Update from the Winnebago Tribal Court: (04-13-20)

In response to the ongoing public health emergency, the Winnebago Tribal Court and all hearings scheduled from March 30, 2020 to May 31, 2020 are cancelled. New hearing dates will be rescheduled as the current public health emergency changes. Initial appearances will continue to be held as required by law every Monday and Thursday. Such hearings will be done by videoconference or teleconference to the greatest extent possible.

Please note, as emergency situations arise during this time or a request for a hearing is prompted, the Court will address each situation accordingly.

The Tribal Court offices will be open to the general public every Monday - Thursday, 10am – 11am. The office will be closed to the general public every Friday. For any general questions or to speak with the staff directly, you may call the office at 402-878-2570 between the hours of 8am-4:30pm.

If you need to submit documentation to the Court and cannot drop off during the open office hours, please mail to P.O. Box 626, Winnebago, Nebraska or email your documentation to the following email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. For submission of any non-emergency filings via email, they will be considered filed as of the date of the email.

The Child Support office will also be open to the public every Monday - Thursday, from 9am to 10am.

The office will be closed to the general public every Friday. If you need to reach the Child Support staff, please call the office at 402-878-2570.

Thank you and stay safe!
From all Tribal Court staff.

 

In 1986, the Winnebago Tribe reestablished jurisdiction in the area of its legal system. The Tribal court exists to resolve civil conflicts and to enforce the criminal law in a just and equitable manner. The Tribal Court holds general jurisdiction for the Winnebago Tribe of Nebraska.

Winnebago Tribal Court - PO Box 626 - 1000 Industrial Parkway - Winnebago, Nebraska   68071
PH:  (402) 878-2570     FX:  (402) 878-2540 - Hours: Monday - Friday 8:00am - 4:30pm

Downloadable Forms & Applications:

Winnebago Tribal Code

 

Supreme Court Judges: Robert N. Clinton - Chief Justice - Frank Pommersheim - Appellate Judge - James Botsford - Appellate Judge

Judge(s): Patrick Runge - Brooklyn Blood - Jordan Zendejas

Prosecutors: Peter Monzel - This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. - Connor Orr - This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Victim/Witness Coordinator: VACANT - Email

Public Defender: Mark Ferrell

Criminal Clerk: Tina Overfelt - This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Civil Clerk: Carmelita Latray - This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Office Associate/CSE Clerk: Jennifer Berridge - This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Adult Probation: Terry Medina - This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Juvenile Probation: Julya Starr - This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Truancy/JSP Coordinator: Randy Decora - This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Traditional Wellness Court: 

Bailiff/Court Server: Kenneth Blackhawk - This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Court Administrator: Lynelle Blackhawk - This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Child Support: Oyate Contreras, IV-D Director - This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. - Lisa Decora, Financial Specialist - This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. - Maggie Miller, Caseworker - This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.