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Legal Aid Program

Judicial BranchPhone: 405-422-7450Fax: 405-422-8259Contact Department

On December 16, 2014, the Governor of the Cheyenne and Arapaho Tribes signed, A Bill to Adopt an Act Establishing the Legal Aid Program of the Cheyenne and Arapaho Tribes. The Legal Aid Program (LAP) provides legal representation to tribal members in tribal court and courts in Beckham, Blaine, Canadian, Custer, Dewey, Ellis, Grady, Kingfisher, Oklahoma, Roger Mills, and Washita County. The types of cases handled by the program are as follows: 1) Defense of misdemeanor criminal charges; 2) Defense of felony criminal charges if the statutory range of punishment includes a term of imprisonment of 10 years or less; and 3) Defending parents or children in deprived juvenile cases when appointed by the court. Ms. Kimberly Anthony and Angela Ganote serve as the Attorneys. Please feel free to contact Kimberly Anthony @ (405) 422-7663 or kanthony@c-a-tribes.org or Angela Ganote @ (405)422-7667 or aganote@cheyenneandarapaho-nsn.gov. The assistant is Lefreda Whitecrow, she can be reached at (405)422-7450 or lwhitecrow@cheyenneandarapaho-nsn.gov.

Mission Statement

The mission of the Legal Aid Program is to provide basic legal advice and representation to Cheyenne and Arapaho tribal members.

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