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NJP Statewide Native American Legal Needs Survey

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1. Name and/or affiliation (Optional)

2. Where did you find out about this survey?

3. Please indicate your involvement with the Native American community:

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4. Which County do you live in?

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5. CIVIL RIGHTS ISSUES
 #1 (most important)#2#3
Civil Rights Violations in Indian Country
Civil Rights Violations in Washington State
Higher Arrest/Conviction/Sentencing Rate for Indians than Non-Indians
Lack of Basic Rights Written Into Tribal Law
Police Discrimination
Public Defender Not Providing Quality Representation
Unequal Provision of Municipal or County Services

6. CONSUMER LAW
 #1 (most important)#2#3
Garnishments
House Foreclosures
Pay Day Loans
Predatory Lending
Repossessions
Other
 
 
7. EDUCATION LAW
 #1 (most important)#2#3
Discipline
Discrimination in School District
Special Education
Truancy/School Issues
Other

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8. ELDER LAW
 #1 (most important)#2#3
Durable Power of Attorney
Elder Abuse
Long-term Care Services (COPES)
Probate
Wills and Trusts (Indian Estate Planning)
Other

9. EMPLOYMENT LAW
 #1 (most important)#2#3
Indian Preference
Gaming Termination/Licenses
Tribal Employment Rights Office (TERO)
Wrongful Termination
Other

10. FAMILY LAW
 #1 (most important)#2#3
Child Support/Paternity
Dependency in State Court/Indian Child Welfare Act
Divorce/Custody/Parenting Plans
Domestic Violence
Emancipation of Minors
Youth in Need of Care/Guardianships in Tribal Court
Other

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11. HEALTH CARE LAW
 #1 (most important)#2#3
Contract Health Services (Indian Health Service)
Medical Bills/Debt
Medical Coverage/Denial Due to Indian Status
Medicare/Medicaid
Mental Health Misdiagnoses
Mental Health Services
Other

12. HOUSING LAW
 #1 (most important)#2#3
Evictions
Housing Defects/Poor Living Conditions
Indian Housing Authorities
Public Housing
Section 8 Vouchers
Other

13. PUBLIC BENEFITS LAW
 #1 (most important)#2#3
Access/Denial/Reduction of Social Security Benefits because of trust property
Access/Denial of Veteran Administration Benefits
Cash Benefits from State (TANF/GA)
Cash Benefits from Tribes (TANF/GA)
Foodstamps/Commodities
Other

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14. General Areas of Law
 #1 (most important)#2#3
Civil Rights Issues
Consumer Law
Education Law
Elder Law
Employment Law
Family Law
Health Care Law
Housing Law
Public Benefits Law

15. In your experience, what barriers have prevented members of the Native American community from receiving legal assistance? (Check all that apply)

16. Please let us know if you have any additional comments.
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