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Legal Topics: Indian Child Welfare Act – Expert Witnesses Read the full decision at the National Indian Law Library website.
Synopsis provided by Westlaw: After child, a member of a Native American tribe, was removed from biological mother’s care by Department of Child Safety, mother moved to appoint child’s foster Continue reading Navajo Nation v. Department of Child Safety, April 18, 2019 (Court of Appeals of Arizona)
The regulations implementing the Indian Child Welfare Act provide that Indian tribes may designate an agent other than the tribal chairman for service of notice of proceedings under the Act. Continue reading Revised Indian Child Welfare Act; Designated Tribal Agents for Service of Notice May 9, 2019.
The Arizona Court of Appeals ordered a new hearing Thursday over the guardianship of a 6-year-old child who is subject to the Indian Child Welfare Act. The Navajo Nation appealed Continue reading Navajo Nation Wins Appeal in Indian Child Welfare Act Case
The South Dakota Supreme Court has ruled that a local judge erred when he transferred a child abuse and neglect case from state court to tribal court without considering testimony Continue reading Supreme Court Nixes Transfer of Child Abuse and Neglect Case to Tribal Court
Legal Topics: Indian Child Welfare Act – Notice Read the full decision at the National Indian Law Library website.