Asked in Native American Law and Criminal Law for Oklahoma

Q: I have native American blood but no Indian card is there a dna test I can take to show in court to have a state charge

Dismissed due to mcgirt ruling in Oklahoma? I've been trying to get indian card but it's a process my great great grandmother is full blood Cherokee but she passed away years ago so it's hard to get death certificate. How can I get her death certificate?

1 Lawyer Answer
David A. Cincotta
David A. Cincotta PRO label
Answered
  • Criminal Law Lawyer
  • Oklahoma City, OK
  • Licensed in Oklahoma

A: If you have an attorney, your attorney can assist you in this. If you don't have one, you need one. Death Certificates are somewhat difficult to obtain unless you fall within the list of individuals to whom it can be released. The State Department of Health - Office of Vital Statistics is the state agency in Oklahoma that maintains Oklahoma Death Certificates.

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