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Legal Information: Tribal
Abuse in Tribal Communities
Updated: November 6, 2019
What happens if the abuser violates the tribal protection order?
If the abuser violates your tribal protection order anywhere, even outside of the Indian territory, you can report it to the police.1 A tribal court or a state court has the power to punish or prosecute the abuser. Depending upon the law where the violation took place, some police departments may immediately arrest the abuser for the violation of the protection order.
125 U.S.C.A. § 1304(b)(2)(A)
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