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Q: I need help with document research and findings. The records sre not in my tribes court, archives, planning, and housing

I know the documents exist. But also have family that dislike me that have worked in those departments as administrators. I am being mislead and homeless. My tribe has took my home, have not helped me with any type of shelter nor resources. This is concerning my home, my grandmother has purchased... View More

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answered on Aug 5, 2023

I understand that this is an extremely difficult and stressful situation for you. You have certain rights to access documents and records. Consider contacting a legal aid organization or an attorney who has experience in tribal law and property rights, who can guide you through the proper legal... View More

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Q: I own a house with my ex we got a title with both our names, however its on tribal land (not mine) can I get half worth?

I have the title with both our names on it and was wondering if I can get half the worth he kicked us out and wouldn't let us stay made it very toxic so we left. I have been staying in an apartment which becomes expensive when you got everything taken from you. I wanted to go to small claims... View More

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answered on Sep 21, 2023

Property disputes on tribal land can be complex, and it's crucial to consult with an attorney familiar with tribal law and land rights in your specific jurisdiction. They can provide guidance on your options for seeking a fair division of the property's worth and advise you on the best... View More

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Q: What should I be paid for working 48 hours in a work week on tribal land at a shell gas station in nevada?
Maurice Mandel II
Maurice Mandel II
answered on Jul 31, 2020

Interesting situation. Tribal land is in a Sovereign Nation, but they are subject to Federal Laws. So you don't get Nevada wages but you get Federal minimum wage and Federal Overtime which is after 40 hours in the work week. So you get 40 hours regular time and 8 hours at time and a half... View More

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