All persons, tribes, tribal organizations and entities requesting free legal assistance must participate in an intake interview to determine eligibility.
Free Legal Services and Client Eligibility:
Individuals: CILS can provide free legal services if the person qualifies as “low income” (is at or below the federal poverty level) and has a legal issue or question of federal Indian law.
Tribes, Tribal Organizations, and Entities: CILS can provide free legal services if the tribe, tribal organization or entity qualifies as “low income.” The tribe, tribal organization or entity must demonstrate and certify that they do not have unrestricted funds to retain private legal counsel and that 51% of their members are at or below the poverty level. The tribe’s, tribal organization’s or entity’s legal issue must involve a question of federal Indian law.
Fee for Legal Services:
CILS may represent, on a fee-for-service basis, persons, tribes, tribal organizations and entities who are over income for free services. CILS’ fee structure is flexible and adjustable depending on the client’s available resources and unique circumstances.
117 J Street
Sacramento, CA 95814
CILS는 인도 아동 복지, 토지, 학생 권리, 문화 자원 보호, 주거, 공공 혜택, 인도의 유언 검인 및 유언 검인을 포함한 연방 인도법 관련 다양한 문제에 대해 저소득층 개인 및 부족에게 저비용의 법률 지원을 제공하며, 출생 기록 등의 개봉. CILS는 부족 사회에 다양한 교육 및 봉사 기회를 제공합니다.