CILS wishes everyone a happy & safe 2012!
Info for those with foreclosure issues Foreclosures continue to affect large populations. The links below direct you to websites where you will find a variety of foreclosure-related information and services. Most services and resources are free. http://www.keepyourhomecalifornia.org/ CalHFA Mortgage Assistance Corporation maintains a “Keep Your Home California” Program to assist low and modest-income familes […]
What Should I Do if I Find Native American Human Remains, Artifacts, or Other Cultural Resources on My Private Property? (basic information for private landowners regarding their duties when locating Native American artifacts or human remains upon their property.) This guide explains defines cultural resources and provides a summary of the law for landowners who find […]
1. State Income Tax and Native Americans. Provides a broad overview of common issues encountered by Native Americans with regards to California state income taxes. This guide offers a broad overview of the current state taxation laws for individuals. Your individual circumstances must be taken into consideration before you can be sure that your income […]
1. What is the American Indian Probate Reform Act (AIPRA)?(pdf) (Guide to understand the effect of the AIPRA for those with or without a Will) This guide provides information on the American Indian Probate Reform Act (also known as “AIPRA”) and how that law affects Indian trust lands (or allotments). While this guide does not […]
For the latest State Court Fee Waiver forms and information, visit the California Courts’ Website fee waiver page at: http://www.courts.ca.gov/selfhelp-feewaiver.htm In most cases, you have to pay a fee to file papers with the court. The fees are uniform in all 58 California counties (except for Riverside, San Bernardino and San Francisco counties, where fees […]