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Teieia'torehtáhkhwa ne Kahnawá:ke

Court of Kahnawá:ke

Teieia'torehtáhkhwa ne Kahnawá:keThe Court of Kahnawá:ke is committed to respecting the rights of its clientele and ensuring openness, transparency, professionalism and client satisfaction. The Court of Kahnawá:ke is divided into two departments: Criminal and Traffic. Criminal Court is individuals who are charged with an offense that is committed on the Territory of Kahnawà:ke. Traffic Court is for individuals that receive tickets on the Territory and choose to plead not guilty to the Quebec Highways Safety sections. Hearings are held on Tuesdays.

The administration building is on River road a few metres East of the St.Francis Xavier Church and Court Sessions are held at the Kahnawake Peacekeeper Station located near Route 132 and Blind Lady's Hill.

Hours of Operation:
Open Monday to Friday between 8:30 - 12pm and 1pm - 4pm

Recent Documents

Enkarì:warahste- Arbitration Decision - Snake's Poker vs ABC Board06/29/2010


The Court of Kahnawá:ke offers (free of charge):

  • Services of a Native Court Worker for legal inquiries and court appearances;
  • Compensatory work for payment of traffic tickets and community work for probation orders;
  • Services of a French translator for hearings held at the Court of Kahnawá:ke;
  • Services of a probation officer (twice per month)
  • Service of commissioner of oaths

Other services:

  • Civil marriages performed by a Justice of the Peace (fee of $333.00)

Please forward any comments or suggestions regarding services to the Commissioner of Justice of the Court of Kahnawá:ke. The Court is committed to offering the best quality services possible. Rest assured that your comments will be addressed in a confidential manner.

Additional Information:

  • Defense attorneys from the Kahnawà:ke and Montreal areas come to the Court of Kahnawake.
  • Native Court Worker Patricia Eshkibok attends court sessions to assist individuals with questions, provide them with names of defense attoryneys and help with Legal Aid.
  • All court session take place at the Kahnawake Peacekeeper Station.  The Criminal docket is at 9:00 am & the Traffic docket is at 1:00 pm. (subject to change)
  • All Court staff, as well as, the Native Court Worker & Mireille Morin (Longueuil Probation Officer) have offices at Court building.

The Court building is located east of the St.Francis Xavier Church.

ADDRESS:

1882 River Road (P.O. Box 1239)
Kahnawá:ke Mohawk Territory, J0L 1B0

CONTACT:

450-638-5647

FAX:

450-638-5930



Kahnawá:ke Justice Commission

The Kahnawá:ke Justice Commission’s mandate is to integrate traditional Mohawk principles into the Kahnawà:ke Justice System; assure fair and just resolution of conflict through the creation or modification of justice services; plan and implement prevention of conflict, violence and crime by developing relevant programs and to educate the public on justice initiatives and administer and order the justice system of Kahnawà:ke.

Commission Members:

  • Kevin Fleischer, Chairperson
  • Chief Christine Zachary-Deom, Portfolio Chief
  • Chief Robert Patton, Jr., (alternate Portfolio Chief)
  • Jean Pommainville
  • Stephanie Cross
  • Josephine Curotte
  • Dale Dione-Dell (Community Representative)
  • Cheryl Zacharie (KSCS liaison)
  • Dwayne Zacharie
  • Jo-Ann Stacey

ADDRESS:

Kahnawá:ke Justice Commission
P.O. Box 1239
Kahnawá:ke Mohawk Territory, J0L 1B0

CONTACT:

450-638-5647

FAX:

450-638-5930



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