Frequently Asked Questions

By Kia Murdoch, CILS Sacramento office Staff Attorney I’m Native American, can CILS help me with my legal issue? CILS offers advice and representation in cases that involve issues unique to Native Americans, under either federal Indian law or related state law....

Tort Claims

CAUTION: Wet Floors = Tribal Tort Claims By Mark Vezzola, CILS Escondido Directing Attorney What is a tort? A tort is something someone does or fails to do that harms the person or property of another. Negligence, for example, is a type of tort, as is conversion,...