Tribal Supreme Court: Too Early To Consider Standing Arguments In Adoption Case

(October 11, 2023, 4:34 PM EDT) -- OKMULGEE, Okla. — It is irrelevant to the issue of standing that the relatives of a minor child are not among the classes of individuals permitted to file an application for termination of paternal rights in the Muscogee (Creek) Nation District Court because the two never filed such an application, the Muscogee (Creek) Nation Supreme Court opined in finding that an interlocutory appeal regarding the adoption of the child was unripe....

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