Kickapoo Tribal Code - Money & Debt

Debt claims are covered in Chapter 17 of the Kickapoo Traditional Tribe of Texas Tribal Code. The Tribal Court has jurisdiction over civil claims involving a debt or contractual obligation, the right to use or possession of land, or the right to possession or ownership of any personal property within the territorial jurisdiction of the Court.

Checklist Steps

Under Section 17.3(B) of the Tribal Code, any defendant in a debt claim shall have twenty (20) days to file an answer to the complaint. The Kickapoo Traditional Tribe of Texas has prepared a Civil Answer form for use on their Tribal Court webpage. 

The following property shall be exempt from execution and garnishment:

  • Trust property;
  • Income from trust property; and
  • Any property which is protected by statute or ordinance.

Source URL: https://texaslawhelp.org/checklist/kickapoo-tribal-code-money-debt