Reservation Legal Process Article


Tribal Resources for Domestic Violence

Tribal Resources for Domestic Violence

Tribal Court Information and Resources

Apache - San Carlos

Mt. Graham Safe House - Safford (928)348-9104

1-800-269-9104

San Carlos Tribal Social Services (General) 928-475-2313

Apache - Whiteriver

Apache Behavioral Health Services - Whiteriver (928)338-4811

Gila River Indian Community

Gila River Drug & Alcohol Abuse Center - Sacaton (602)258-7714

Gila River Tribal Social Services - Sacaton (520)562-3396

Navajo and Hopi

Ama Doo Alchini Bighan Inc., (ADABI) - Chinle

After 5pm and weekends call Chinle Indian Hospital

Emergency Room and ADABI on-call person (928)674-8314

(877)698-0899

Chinle Hospital

(928)674-7001

Hopi Guidance Center (Keams Canyon)(General) 928-737-2586

Tohdenasshai Women's Shelter - Kayenta (928)697-8591

Indian Health Services

Tuba City for Family Harmony (928)283-4650

Other Tribal Services

Indian Health Service (Tucson), San Xavier Health Service (520)295-2405

Yavapai/Apache Tribes - Camp Verde (928)567-3649


Comments:

On 9/30/06
Jule said
He has been in and out of jail,has outstanding warrant in CA, he drove my truck, I deregistered and deinsured it, now in inpound cannot find him and I have to sell the mobile home, cannot find him

On 9/30/06
Jule  said
I escaped from my husband from the Navajo Nation, due to the endless abuse and neglect toward me and my children, I left all my personal property behind, this belonged to me prior to marraige, I called cps here in phoenix, to put a report in against

QUESTIONS

  • My husband and I have been married for 19 years. Common Law for 4 years and 14 years Legally Married (State of NM). We have been separated for 3 months, if I decided to divorce my husband my reason is "Adultery". We have a State Marriage Licence and we married in Navajo Nation Court. Do I file with the State of New Mexico or Navajo Nation. We have 2 children therefore child support will be filed. And can I charge my husband and his companion with "Adultery"?
  • Does a restraining order stay on a defendant's record? If so, how long. The restraining order was for harassment. TA
  • How can I defend myself professionally on a Summons that was delivered to me?It states on there I have within 20 days to defend myself. And its states that i pay for the filing fee. Do I have to pay it?
  • Recently got married less than 3 weeks ago on the reservation.... Looking to get an annulment... What's the process in Gila River? Is there a time frame? We have no assets together.... No children or pregnancy.

STORIES

  • If you get a divorce, make sure your date of birth is on the Decree if your name is changing!. . .
  • I just helped my mother, age 89, deal with her Medicare HMO. . .
  • He told me that I could actually get all the money I needed by using my home as collateral. . .

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