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Our daughter is 25. She does know the location of her birth mother, but has hit a dead end because her mother was also adopted. Does our daughter need a tribal lawyer who is educated on these issues? Is DNA testing an option and how is that done?
Your daughter would benefit from a tribal lawyer. But should needs to narrow her down what tribes she believes she is a member of to conduct a search.See question
About 3 weeks ago I got arrested for possession, paraphernalia and a ODI for Marijuana. Im currently 18 years old and dont know what to do. This is my first thing on my record and I dont know if Ill need a lawyer. Also I was planning on not tellin...
You cannot get a good result without help. You are facing steep penalties and revocation of your driving privileges that may impair your ability to obtain employment.See question
Also, how does it work with Federal Taxes? I was unemployed at the time as well.
Bad news you cannot deduct your losses under the State Tax laws. However, you can deduct your losses under the Internal Revenue Code or federal law. You should have no federal tax due, but a big State tax bill.See question
he is currently of parole for the 1st marijuana offense, what I am wondering is if they usually convict for the felony or if the chances are higher for a misdameanor plea deal???
Get a criminal lawyer before you do anything else. Depending on what you mean by parole, it is more likely probation will influence the negotiation as well as the amount possessed, and any cooperation.See question
retail theft occurred at Target store in Madison wi
Probably not. If this is a municipal citation then it cannot be expunged by the nature of the offense under Wisconsin Statutes. Further unless the matter specifically address expungement at sentencing you cannot get it expunged.See question
I have three children, 14, 11 and 8. My oldest two are registered with a Native American Tribe in Arizona since their father is a member of the tribe. My youngest has not been registered and her father refuses to go to Arizona to get her registere...
I doubt the State Court has jurisdiction on an enrollment issue, and you likely cannot pursue this in tribal court because of sovereign immunity.See question
Hi, I am a UW student and this past weekend the cops found me in my res hall among friends drunk. They breathalyzed me, I blew around a 0.2 and was then taken to a detox facility and issued a citation for underage drinking. I am currently 19, and ...
Yes, it is a one-time good offer. This will expunge the offense but you cannot remove the record, even after expungement the record is still on file.See question
I need to talk to a Tribal Attorney to find out if I have a claim against the Tulalip Resort & Casino.
AVVO allows you to search by practice areas. Try Native Peoples law. Good luck.See question
I was involved in a traffic accident. I was ticketed for no insurance ($124.00) and for improper lane deviation ($98.00) I have been offered a deal if I plead guilty to the improper lane deviation and with proof that I now have proper insurance,...
As a general rule, the accident victim cannot use your tickets as evidence. Subject to some exceptions these tickets are not coming in as evidence. But you should challenge the improper lane deviation. Hire an attorney for best results.See question
I am currently a nursing student in clinicals. My lawyer worked with the prosecutor to have one charge dropped but not the other. I fear I will not be able to graduate from school as I still have background checks to pass at other hospitals in ord...
You need to explain your situation to your attorney if you haven't already. See if you can get a deferred prosecution, or take a retail theft panel. It also helps to have restitution for vendor. Often you must disclose arrests on an application, so don't count on dropping a charge to mean that you may avoid disclosing it.See question