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Divorces that fall to the tribal jurisdiction

Does a State court hold a Jurisdiction Over Native American Couples In Divorce, Domestic Relations And Marital Assets? Throughout the years and we guess over dozens of cases, the United States Supreme Court has made it clear that Native American tribes are not regulated by the state’s laws and are self-governing and sovereign entities whose powers are only limited by the federal government. As a result, reservations are considered independent of state and…

Child Support In Light of the Latest Provisions

In Pennsylvania, while there may be cash benefits or welfare assistance available from the government for the care of children, parents are also obliged to pay support for the care and maintenance of their children (alimony). The obligation of one parent to pay child support to the other parent is mandated by law and the amount mostly depends on the parties’ respective incomes (or a possible earning capacity assigned by the court if they do not work). Pennsylvania

North Carolina asks the Justices to step in on voter ID law (UPDATED)

Today Chief Justice John Roberts commanded the challengers in the case to respond to the state’s application to stay the lower court’s ruling. The response is up to appear on Thursday, August 25, at 4 p.m. Eastern. Arguing that not only its own voter identification law but literally all others could be endangered if a lower-court decision is permitted to stand, yesterday North…