Synopsis provided by Westlaw: Dependency proceeding was initiated by county department of public social services regarding three children. The Superior Court, Riverside County, No. SWJ1600319, Judith C. Clark, J., determined that Indian Continue reading In re K.R v. E.K. February 22, 2018 (California)
Synopsis provided by Westlaw: County department of human services sought to terminate mother’s parent-child legal relationship with her child who had possible Indian heritage. The District Court, Jefferson County, No. 15JV650, Ann Continue reading In Interest of L.H. February 23, 2018 (Colorado)
Synopsis provided by Westlaw: Office of Children’s Services (OCS) petitioned for removal of Indian child from parents’ custody. The Superior Court, Fourth Judicial District, Bethel, No. 4SM-14-00002 CN, Dwayne W. McConnell, J., Continue reading Diego K. v. State of Alaska Department of Health and Social Services, February 23, 2018 (Alaska)
On March 26, 2018, the U.S. Supreme Court declined to hear this case: R.K.B. et al., v. E.T. Briefs and Pleadings Docket No. 17-942 Question Presented: The Indian Child Welfare Continue reading ICWA case denied at U.S. Supreme Court: R.K.B. et al., v. E.T.
MIAMI — The Miccosukee nation insists that it acted lawfully when its tribal court issued a child-custody order, and then sent two tribal detectives to seize newborn Ingrid Johnson from Continue reading Legal experts say Miccosukee tribe overstepped authority in seizing baby from Miami hospital
A 5-year-old Native American boy at the center of controversy for more than a year will remain with his Coshocton County foster family, for now. Last week, the Ohio Court of Appeals reversed an Continue reading 5-year-old Native American Boy to Remain in Ohio for Now
Native American tribes across Michigan will soon have access to certain state child protection records for children in tribes. Read the full article at the Morning Sun website. Read related Continue reading Bill to Get CPS Records for Native American Tribal Children Signed into Law