A Glendive woman is suing the Bureau of Indian Affairs for $1 million over a 2015 child custody dispute that pitted state and tribal courts against each other. Patsy Fercho, Continue reading Glendive Woman Sues Over Child Custody Dispute That Put Tribal, Minnesota Courts at Odds
The Colorado Court of Appeals issued its opinion in People in Interest of I.B.-R. on Thursday, May 17, 2018. Read the case summary at the Colorado Bar Association website.
California Attorney General Xavier Becerra, leading a bipartisan coalition of Attorneys General, filed an amicus brief late last week in Brakeen et. al. v. Zinke to defend the federal Indian Child Welfare Act (ICWA). Continue reading Attorney General Becerra Leads Bipartisan Coalition of Attorneys General to Protect Native American Children
The Michigan Supreme Court ruled on Friday that the father of two American Indian children is entitled to withdraw his consent to terminate his parental rights because the adoption of Continue reading Michigan court backs dad on parental rights, cites Indian child welfare law
Synopsis provided by Westlaw: In child protection proceeding, the District Court, Eighth Judicial District, Cascade County, John A. Kutzman, J., terminated mother’s parental rights. Mother appealed. Holdings provided by Westlaw: The Supreme Continue reading In Matter of L.D. March 27, 2018 (Montana)
Synopsis provided by Westlaw: The Department of Human Services filed petition to terminate mother’s parental rights. The District Court, Blaine County, Mark A. Moore, J., terminated mother’s rights and denied her motion Continue reading In the Matter of J.W.E., I.W.E., and J.W.E. April 11, 2018 (Oklahoma)
Legal Topics: Indian Child Welfare Act Read the full decision at the National Indian Law Library website.