The series of 14 fact sheets have been prepared to explain major sections of the American Indian Probate Reform Act (AIPRA). These fact sheets are made available to who individuals who want to learn more about the new law. 

Funding was provided from the Community Outreach and Assistance Program, Risk Management Agency of the United States Department of Agriculture.

The DOI is considering a series of updates to AIPRA regulations. The official version of the proposed rules is at

Disclaimer:  The information appearing in these fact sheets are presented for informational purposes only.  The objective of the fact sheet is to help you develop an understanding of the American Indian Probate Reform Act (AIPRA).  The contents should not be considered as legal advice or be used as such.  For legal information specific to your situation contact appropriate legal counsel with your tribe or an attorney.

Future change in laws cannot be predicted and statements in this fact sheet are based solely on the rules and regulations in force on the date of publication.

The AIPRA fact sheets below are NOT ADA Accessible yet.