Legal Topics: Indian Child Welfare Act – Active Efforts Read the briefs at the Turtle Talk blog and the full decision at the National Indian Law Library website.
The U.S. Supreme Court has denied review of an Arizona case challenging a law that gives preference to American Indians in adoptions of Native children.The order last week leaves in Continue reading US Supreme Court Denies Review of Arizona Child Welfare Case
Find information about (Indian Child Welfare Act (ICWA) cases including the annual 2018 case update on the Turtle Talk blog.
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