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Poarch Band of Creek Indians Tribal Code

[Includes amendments and additions dated through 2004]

GENERAL CIVIL LITIGATION

PLAINTIFF DEFENDANT SOURCE OF CLAIM JURISDICTION
Indian Indian Indian Country
Non-Indian Country
Tribal (exclusive)
Tribal or State (concurrent)
Non-Indian Indian Indian Country
Non-Indian Country
Tribal (exclusive)
State; possibly tribal (concurrent)
Indian Non-Indian Indian Country Tribal (if Code allows);
State (concurrent)
Non-Indian Non-Indian Non-Indian Country
Anywhere
State (exclusive)
State (exclusive)

 

DIVORCE

PLAINTIFF DEFENDANT DOMICILE OF PARTIES JURISDICTION
Indian Indian Indian Country
Non-Indian Country
Tribal (exclusive)
State; Tribal if Code allows (concurrent)
Non-Indian Indian Indian Country
State (probable);
Tribal (concurrent)
Indian Non-Indian Indian Country
Non-Indian Country
Tribal (exclusive)
State (exclusive)
Non-Indian Non-Indian Anywhere State (exclusive)


PROBATE

DECEDENT DECEDENT'S
DOMICILE
PROPERTY JURISDICTION
Indian Indian Country

Trust assets
Land out of
Indian Country

Movables

Federal (exclusive)

State (exclusive)

Tribal (primary)

  Non-Indian

Trust assets
Land out of
Indian Country

Movables

Federal (exclusive)

State (exclusive)

State (primary); Possibly Tribal (concurrent)

Non-Indian Anywhere All Assets State (exclusive)


ADOPTION & CHILD CUSTODY (non-Divorce)

PROCEEDING DOMICILE OR RESIDENCE OF CHILD JURISDICTION
Adoption & all custody Indian Country Tribal (exclusive)
Adoption or adoptive placement Non-Indian Country Tribal or State (concurrent)
Foster care or termination of parental rights Non-Indian Country Tribal preferred;
State (concurrent)

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