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1 Answer | Asked in Native American Law for Florida on
Q: I got a dinial from BIA .where can I file next
Robert Jason De Groot
Robert Jason De Groot answered on Aug 7, 2015

You need specifically tailored advice from an attorney who handles these types of cases. The general practitioner, like me, is not going to know the answer without doing research.

1 Answer | Asked in Native American Law for Florida on
Q: How does the defendant reverse a Wage Garnishment in Indian River County, Florida?
Robert Jason De Groot
Robert Jason De Groot answered on Jul 26, 2015

I need to know a lot more facts to be able to give you an answer, any attorney would. It depends upon the facts.

1 Answer | Asked in Native American Law for Ohio on
Q: As a member of osage tribe, can I use osage nation seal on clothing?
Matthew Williams
Matthew Williams answered on Jan 30, 2015

Are you selling this clothing? Tribes typically have the rights to such symbols. If you simply want to wear the symbol, I doubt it would be a problem. If you want to sell it, you will need clearance from the tribal leadership.

1 Answer | Asked in Native American Law for California on
Q: If a Native American marries a non native, when he dies is she entitled to his casino royalties?
Joseph J Wiseman
Joseph J Wiseman answered on Feb 6, 2014

The answer to your question depends on a variety of facts that should be explored by competent counsel. Your should consult with an attorney who is familiar with federal Indian Law and probate law. Good luck.

1 Answer | Asked in Native American Law for Washington on
Q: Did the Executive Branch work during the time of the Cherokee Nation v. Georgia?
Matthew Parham
Matthew Parham answered on May 10, 2012

It's an unusual question. In Cherokee Nation v. Georgia the Cherokee sued Georgia seeking release of a Cherokee citizen being tried for a murder committed on the Cherokee territory, taking the position that Georgia lacked jurisdiction over that territory. While the suit was pending, Georgia... Read more »

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Q: What is the name of the law that protects tribal members from their own tribal government
Matthew Parham
Matthew Parham answered on May 10, 2012

It sounds likely that you are thinking of the Indian Civil Rights Act, which is at 25 USC 1301-03. The tribe itself may also have something akin to a bill of rights that it has itself enacted, or customary laws or doctrines recognizing additional or different rights than those in the ICRA. But in... Read more »

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