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Judicial Services:

The Chehalis Tribe provides judicial services one day per week, which alternate between civil and criminal cases. Information may be obtained by contacting Merry Beth Hofstetter, Court Clerk at +1 (360) 709-1615.

The Clerk’s office is open daily Monday to Friday from 8:00am to 4:30pm. Court forms are available in the lobby, next to the Clerk’s office. Court papers may also be downloaded using the links below.

Downloadable forms are in Adobe Acrobat (.PDF ) format.

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Forms made available through this website should not be considered legal advice, and are provided only for reference and for the convenience of the public. The content and format of the forms are not specifically determined by Chehalis Tribal law or court rule, and may require modifications to suit the specifics of a given case. The publication of these forms is in no way a representation that they are either appropriate for use in a particular case or situation, or that they are adequate for use without modification or elaboration.

To obtain legal advice and to ensure the proper use of this material, you should contact a lawyer. By using forms available through this website, you are certifying that you have read, understand, and agree with this disclaimer.

General Civil Forms

Admission Forms

Family-Related forms

Filing Fee:

A $25.00 filing fee must be paid when you file your court papers. The fee must be paid at the accounting office and the receipt provided to the clerk when you file. If you cannot afford the fee you must file a fee waiver request which will be reviewed by the Judge to determine if any or all of the fee should be waived.

Click here to download the Tribal Court Filing Fee Schedule as of April 1, 2020


Phone: +1 (360) 709-1615
FAX: (360) 273-7242


30 Niederman Rd
Oakville, WA 98568


Monday – Friday
8 AM – 4:30 PM


Meet the team:

Judge: John Macarro
Prosecuting Attorney:

Court Administrator: Jerrie Simmons

Probation Officer: Farley Youckton
Guardian ad Litem: Daryl Shortman

Court Clerk:

Merry Beth Hofstetter, court@chehalistribe.org

Chehalis Tribal Court
PO Box 536
Oakville, WA. 98568

The Confederated Tribes of the Chehalis Reservation

Call information at +1 (360) 273-5911.
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