Article on Tribal-State Collaboration in Family Court


The Superior Court of El Dorado County and the Shingle Springs Band of Miwok Indians on the Shingle Springs Rancheria will collaborate to create a court for juvenile and family court cases.

Two judges, Christine Williams of the Shingle Springs Tribal Court and Judge Suzanne N. Kingsbury, presiding judge of the El Dorado County Superior Court, will hear the cases thanks to a grant provided by the Bureau of Justice Assistance, the only grantee this year, a press release stated.