The Umatilla Tribal Court shall have exclusive jurisdiction to hear any civil action involving the ownership of, or right to possess, use, or foreclose upon, any land in trust or restricted status.
The Umatilla Tribal Court shall have jurisdiction to hear any civil action where one or both of the parties to the action are Indian and which:
1. Involves a debt or contractual obligation arising or occurring within the territorial jurisdiction of the court; or
2. Involves the right to possession or the ownership of any personal property within the territorial jurisdiction of the court.
The Umatilla Tribal court shall have jurisdiction and authority to hear, recognize and enforce or refuse to recognize and enforce foreign judgments against any person who resides or is domiciled on the Umatilla Reservation and who is properly within the jurisdiction of this court.
No action shall be heard where the underlying debt, contractual obligation, or question of ownership or right to possession of personal property arose more than 10 years prior to the commencement of the action.

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