Legal Question in Native American Law in Louisiana

child custody

mother native american, father white american, if both parents die, can her tribe decide custody of children?

Asked on 6/21/05, 12:19 pm

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Charles Aspinwall Charles S. Aspinwall, J.D., LLC
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Re: child custody

Your queston can't be answered without additional information: (1) Are the parents married? (2) is the child the natural child of both parties? (3) Is the child enrolled in the tribe? (4) Was the child born on or off a reservation? (5) Is the child adopted? If so, by Indian custom or by white man's law? Provide further information and we will respond further.

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6/21/05, 12:36 pm

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