Yomba Shoshone Tribe Law and Order Code

Approved: 2001

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Table of Contents
Title 1 - The Tribal Court
A. Authorizations and Definitions
B. Jurisdiction of the Tribal Court
C. Law to be Applied by the Tribal Court
D. Court Clerk
E. Records of the Tribal Court
F. Rules of the Court
G. Practice Before the Tribal Court
H. Appeals From Tribal Court
I. Office of the Tribal Prosecutor
Title 2 - Civil Procedure
A. Jurisdiction
B. Applicable Law
C. Civil Process
D. Pleading and Motions
E. Other Pre-Trial Procedures
F. Parties
G. Trials
H. Jury Trials
I. Judgments
J. Appeals
K. Small Claims
L. Fees
M. Nevada Rules of Civil Procedure (NRCP)
Title 3 - Torts
A. Definitions
B. Torts to the Person
C. Intentional Torts to Property
D. Unfair Interference With Economic Relationships
E. Fraud, Misrepresentation, and Deceit
F. Negligence
G. Vicarious Liability
H. Product Liability
I. Damages
Title 4 - Criminal Procedure
A. General Provisions
B. Complaints and Initiation of Prosecution
C. Arrest, Summons, and Citations
D. Extradition
E. Searches and Seizure
F. Procedures Before Trial
G. Trials
H. Procedure After a Verdict or After Trial
Title 5 - Code of Criminal Offenses
A. General Provisions
B. Attempt, Conspiracy, and Solicitation
C. Offenses Involving Danger to the Person
D. Offenses Against Property
E. Offenses Against the Family
F. Offenses Against the Administration of Government
G. Offenses Against Public Order and Decency
H. Defenses
I. Classes of Offenses and Sentence
Title 6 - Evidence
A. Definitions
B. Admissibility in General
C. Witnesses
D. Evidence Excluded for Policy Reasons
E. Statements by Person Not Present - The Hearsay Rule
F. Privileges to Exclude Evidence
G. Blood Alcohol Tests
H. Blood Tests to Determine Parentage or Identity
Title 7 - Civil Traffic Code
A. Jurisdiction
B. Definitions
C. Duties Imposed by This Title
D. Enforcement Procedure
E. Trial of Traffic Offenders
F. Traffic Offenses
G. Off Road Vehicles
Title 8 - Domestic Relations
A. Marriage
B. Indian Custom Marriage and Divorce
C. Rights of Husband and Wife
D. Void Marriage
E. Annulment
F. Dissolution of Marriage
G. Custody and Support of Children
H. Determination of Parenthood
I. Adoption of Minor Children
J. Adoption of Adults
K. Guardianship
L. Domestic Violence
Title 9 - Juvenile Matters
A. Jurisdiction
B. Definitions
C. Complaints of Delinquency and Dependency
D. Petitions of Delinquency or Dependency
E. Hearings Upon Petitions of Delinquency or Dependency
F. Disposition of Cases After Finding of Delinquency or Dependency
G. Proceedings and Records of Juvenile Court
H. Termination of Parents Rights
I. Use of Professional Services by the Juvenile Court
J. Facilities for Custody or Detention of Children
K. School Attendance
L. Acts of Juvenile Delinquency
M. Restitution