Includes divorce, custody, paternity, adoption, and child support enforcement both in Tribal Court or County Superior Court, and governed by Tribal or State laws.
Juvenile/Child In Need Of Care
Includes representation of either juveniles who are wards of the court or their parents — governed by Tribal law.
Includes wills, will contests, probate — will appear in Tribal Court or before BIA Administrative Law Judge, governed by Tribal or Federal Indian law.
Restraining Orders/Domestic Violence
Will appear in Tribal Court, County Superior Court, City Justice Court or City Magistrate Court — governed by Tribal or State law or City ordinances/law.
Restraining Order Information Sheet
Includes eviction on an off reservation, Tribal Housing matters, and rental contract disputes — will appear in Tribal Court, County Superior Court or before Housing Board, and governed by Tribal, State or Federal law.
Includes Tribal children expelled or suspended from school or children who are being harassed or mistreated at school — will appear before school Hearing Officer or School Board, governed by School District policies and regulations or State law.
Includes vehicle repossessions, loan payment disputes, and debt collections. May appear in court but usually negotiate or settle matters through meetings and document evaluation and review. Governed by Tribal, State and Federal law.
Appear in Federal Bankruptcy Court, governed by Federal and State law specific to bankruptcy.
Includes representing guardian or ward, adult or minor — will appear in Tribal or County Superior Court, governed by Tribal or state law.
Employment grievances by Tribal members against employer. May be governed by Tribal Employee Handbook, Gaming Employee Handbook or Police Department Employee Handbook. May also include issues to be litigated in Tribal Court.
Includes injury through traffic accident, in local businesses, on reservation, etc. Will appear in Tribal, County Superior Court or Federal District Court, governed by Tribal, State or Federal law.
Breach of Contract
Includes breach of all kinds of contracts, i.e. construction contracts, installation contracts, consumer contracts, rental contracts, personal loan contracts, etc. Will appear in Tribal or County Superior Court, governed by Tribal or State law.
Miscellaneous and Advice/Negotiation
Includes representation for Tribal members on many matters — traffic ticket dispute, vehicle repair dispute, property damage, pre-nuptial agreement dispute, name change, vehicle title dispute, driver’s license suspension if non-criminal, disputes regarding government benefits, assistance with small claim preparation, etc. Will appear in Tribal or County Superior Court, governed by Tribal or State law.
Includes representing Tribal members with issues of state tax, federal tax, unpaid taxes, tax levies against wages, etc. Usually settled or negotiated with revenue agencies, governed by State or Federal tax law.
Social Security Disability
Represent clients before Social Security Administration, governed by Federal Social Security laws.
Represent clients before State Workers Compensation Board, governed by State Workers Compensation laws.
Represent clients before State Unemployment Board, governed by State unemployment laws.