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MCR 2.615 Enforcement of Tribal Judgments

(A) The judgments decrees, orders, warrants, subpoenas, records, and other judicial acts of a tribal court of a federally recognized Indian tribe are recognized, and have the same effect and are subject to the same procedures, defenses, and proceedings as judgments, decrees, orders, warrants, subpoenas, records, and other judicial acts of any court of record in this state, subject to the provisions of this rule.
 
(B) The recognition described in subrule (A) applies only if the tribe or tribal court
(1) enacts an ordinance, court rule, or other binding measure that obligates the tribal court to enforce the judgments, decrees, orders, warrants, subpoenas, records, and judicial acts of the courts of this state, and
(2) transmits the ordinance, court rule or other measure to the State Court Administrative Office. The State Court Administrative Office shall make available to state courts the material received pursuant to paragraph (B)(1).
 
(C) A judgment, decree, order, warrant, subpoena, record, or other judicial act of a tribal court of a federally recognized Indian tribe that has taken the actions described in subrule (B) is presumed to be valid. To overcome that presumption, an objecting party must demonstrate that
(1) the tribal court lacked personal or subject-matter jurisdiction, or
(2) the judgment, decree, order, warrant, subpoena, record, or other judicial act of the tribal court
(a) was obtained by fraud, duress, or coercion,
(b) was obtained without fair notice or a fair hearing,
(c) is repugnant to the public policy of the State of Michigan, or
(d) is not final under the laws and procedures of the tribal court.
(D) This rule does not apply to judgments or orders that federal law requires be given full faith and credit.