CILS successfully advocated having four convictions for a client expunged, and five separate court fines, court assessments, and administrative fees totaling over $5,000 completely waived and zeroed out.
Repatriation in Orange County
CILS' Escondido office has been working closely with the Gabrieleño Kizh Band and Caltrans to protect and repatriate over a dozen human remains unearthed during the expansion of the 405 in Orange County.
Transferring State Case to Tribal Court
CILS' Eureka office transferred a child welfare case from the State of Washington to a CA Tribal Court. The Tribe was not in agreement with the state agency's permanent plan and moved to transfer the case to the Tribe. The matter was transferred to the Tribal child welfare Title IVE agency, and the case will be heard in its Tribal Court.