Ariz. Rev. Stat. § 25-1004

Arizona Revised Statutes

Title 25. Marital and Domestic Relations

Chapter 8. Uniform Child Custody Jurisdiction and Enforcement Act

Article 1. General Provisions

§ 25-1004. Application to Indian tribes

A. A child custody proceeding that pertains to an Indian child as defined in the Indian Child Welfare Act (25 United States Code § 1903) is not subject to this chapter to the extent that it is governed by the Indian Child Welfare Act.

B. A court of this state shall treat a tribe as if it were a state of the United States for the purpose of applying this Article and article 2 of this chapter. [FN1]

C. A child custody determination made by a tribe under factual circumstances in substantial conformity with the jurisdictional standards of this chapter must be recognized and enforced under Article 3 of this chapter. [FN2]


Added by Laws 2000, Ch. 215, § 4, eff. Jan. 1, 2001.

[FN1] Section 25-1031 et seq.

[FN2] Section 25-1051 et seq.

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