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Q: how can I transfer my civil case from tribal to state court?

my son is in Annette island tribal jurisdiction and his dad and I would like to get the case transferred to state court

Terrence H Thorgaard
Terrence H Thorgaard answered on Aug 11, 2015

If I were representing him, one of the first things I would do would be to contact the tribal court and ask what their procedures are for such a transfer. You can also ask for a copy of the court's rules. And, if all else fails, research the federal Native American law on the subject.

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