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
Legal Topics: Indian Child Welfare Act – Application Read the full decision at the National Indian Law Library website.
On May 9, the Colorado Court of Appeals held that substantial evidence supported juvenile court’s findings of good cause to deny transfer of jurisdiction to tribal court and supported the Continue reading Colorado Court of Appeals Rules Against Transfer of Case to Tribal Court
The Guide is intended to answer questions and provide a comprehensive resource of information on the Indian Child Welfare Act (ICWA). The online version at http://www.narf.org/icwa was created as a Continue reading A Practical Guide to the Indian Child Welfare Act