Legal Topics: Indian Child Welfare Act – Termination of Parental Rights Read the full decision at the National Indian Law Library website.
Synopsis provided by Westlaw: In child protection proceeding involving children deemed to be Indian children under the Indian Child Welfare Act (ICWA), parents and Indian tribe moved to transfer jurisdiction Continue reading In re Shirley T., January 3, 2019 (Supreme Judicial Court of Maine)
Synopsis provided by Westlaw: In child protection proceedings, the County Court, Platte County, Frank J. Skorupa, J., approved a change in permanency objective for mother and each of her six minor Continue reading In re Interest of Mercedes L., January 15, 2019 (Court of Appeals of Nebraska)
Synopsis provided by Westlaw: County department of family and children’s services filed juvenile dependency petition on behalf of nine-year-old child who may have Native Alaskan ancestry. The Superior Court, Santa Continue reading In re. L.D. v. M.J., January 24, 2019 (Court of Appeals of California)
Synopsis provided by Westlaw: State filed an adjudication petition alleging that mother was unable to meet child’s basic needs for care and protection, mother used inappropriate discipline, and mother’s mental-health Continue reading In re Interest of Audrey T., January 29, 2019 (Court of Appeals of Nebraska)
Synopsis from Westlaw: Father appealed order of 446th District Court, Ector County, terminating his parental rights to Indian child. Holding from Westlaw: The Court of Appeals, Jim R. Wright, Senior Continue reading Interest of D.E.D.I, January 31, 2019 (Court of Appeals of Texas)
Synopsis provided by Westlaw: Department of Public Health and Human Services petitioned to terminate mother’s parental rights to children. The District Court, Silver Bow County, Brad Newman, J., terminated rights. Mother Continue reading Matter of S.R., February 21, 2019 (Supreme Judicial Court of Montana)