Without comment, the justices on Tuesday denied a petition in Renteria v. Superior Court of California, Tulare County. The move, which came in an order list, ends a lawsuit which claimed ICWA Continue reading Supreme Court Turns Away Another Conservative Attack on Indian Child Welfare Act
A lawyer representing two American Indian tribes urged a federal appeals court Tuesday to keep in place the changes a judge ordered for a South Dakota county’s system of removing Continue reading Court Hears Tribal Challenge to South Dakota Child Removals
The Department contended that mother’s signing of a written advisement of her rights, which included a question about the ICWA, served as the court’s initial inquiry. The inquiry should be Continue reading Colorado Court of Appeals: Written Advisement Form Does Not Satisfy ICWA Notice Requirements
The Indian Child Welfare Act lawsuit filed in Rapid City’s federal court almost five years ago is going to the Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals. A three-judge panel is hearing Continue reading South Dakota’s Federal ICWA Ruling Heads To 8th Circuit Court of Appeals
Synopsis provided by Westlaw: Department of human services moved for an allocation of parental responsibilities of two children from mother to children’s aunt and uncle. The District Court, Mesa County, Valerie Continue reading In the Interest of K.G. and A.R., November 29, 2017 (Colorado)
Synopsis provided by Westlaw: County Social Services filed petition to terminate mother’s and father’s parental rights to Native American children. The Juvenile Court, Grand Forks County, Northeast Central Judicial District, Jon J. Continue reading In the Interest of K.S.D. , December 7, 2017 (North Dakota)
Legal Topics: Indian Child Welfare Act – Placement Read the full copy of the decision at the National Indian Law Library website.