In matters involving termination of parental rights in tribal court, the Indian Child Welfare Act (ICWA) typically applies. ICWA sets specific requirements and procedures for child custody cases involving Native American children and aims to preserve the integrity of Native American families and...View More
The Indian Child Welfare Act (ICWA) is a federal law designed to protect the rights and interests of Native American children in child custody proceedings. While ICWA sets guidelines and requirements for state court proceedings involving Native American children, it generally does not apply to...View More
It's important to consult with a legal professional to understand the specifics of your case and address your concerns about the timing of the warrant. They can review the details, assess any grounds for challenging the case or seeking dismissal, and provide guidance based on their expertise....View More
The Trustor was my Uncle, and he died in 2017. He and his ex-wife are co-trustees for the land trust, I believe his name is still on it because she couldn't get a death certificate (they divorced in 1987). The ex-wife wants to resign as co-trustee and walk away, leaving me the trust and... View More
The court hearing is up in window rock, and I live in Phoenix. I need to get my kids to school that day, and there isnt enough time for me to get there in time at 10 am, on top of the fact that I dont have a way to get there. I just found out a telephonic hearing was possible, but now there is... View More
The Clerk of Court cannot provide legal advice, but yours is more of a logistical question. They may be able to assist you without filing any paperwork. That is where I would start. Hopefully another attorney with experience with the tribal court will see your question and provide a more informed...View More
I have been denied a post storage hearing on my vehicle which was towed and now seized on tribunal land. I am the owner I was not the driver. No crime was committed, the driver was parked at a lake in the reservation, game and fish ran his ID, he had warrants,was taken into custody, I later learned... View More
This answer may vary depending on the state that you are in, but generally the state statutes have no effect on trust land. You need to look to the tribal code for your remedy. You may need to hire an attorney familiar with that tribal court.
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