N.Y. Domestic Relations Law Section 75-C
Application to Indian tribes


A child custody proceeding that pertains to an Indian child as defined in the Indian Child Welfare Act, 25 U.S.C. § 1901 et seq., is not subject to this article to the extent that it is governed by the Indian Child Welfare Act.


A court of this state shall treat a tribe as if it were a state of the United States for the purpose of applying this title and title two of this article.


A child custody determination made by a tribe under factual circumstances in substantial conformity with the jurisdictional standards of this article must be recognized and enforced under title three of this article.

Source: Section 75-C — Application to Indian tribes, https://www.­nysenate.­gov/legislation/laws/DOM/75-C (updated Sep. 22, 2014; accessed Nov. 25, 2023).

Nov. 25, 2023

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Sep. 22, 2014

§ 75-C’s source at nysenate​.gov

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