Under the Indian Child Welfare Act, parental rights can only be severed if it is found beyond a reasonable doubt that the children are at severe risk of harm. Testimony Continue reading U.S. Supreme Court Asked to Weigh Havasu (AZ) Lawyer’s Case
TAHLEQUAH — The Cherokee Nation announced a new foster care paid leave policy that is the first of its kind in Indian Country, and also one of the first in Continue reading Cherokee Nation approves foster care paid leave policy
AKWESASNE — The St. Regis Mohawk Tribal Council and New York State Office of Temporary and Disability Assistance have signed a historic agreement to cooperate in providing child support services. Continue reading NYS, Mohawks coordinate on child support cases
Legal Topics: Indian Child Welfare Act – Notice Read the full decision at the National Indian Law Library website. Related News Story: Colorado Court of Appeals: dependency and neglect court Continue reading People In Interest of L.L., March 23, 2017 (Colorado)
Legal Topics: Indian Child Welfare Act – Application Read the full decision at the National Indian Law Library website.
Cloaking its efforts in the language of civil rights, Goldwater has launched a coordinated attack against ICWA alongside evangelical and anti-Indian-sovereignty groups, adoption advocates, and conservative organizations like the Cato Continue reading A Right-Wing Think Tank Is Trying to Bring Down the Indian Child Welfare Act. Why?
Butte County State’s Attorney Cassie Wendt presented to the Butte County Commission during its March 21 meeting, delineating to the commission the county’s rise in Indian Child Welfare Act (ICWA) Continue reading Butte County (SD) sees upsurge in Indian Child Welfare Act cases