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)
Legal Topics: Indian Child Welfare Act – Transfer to Tribal Court Read the full decision at the National Indian Law Library website.
Read a full copy of the decision at the National Indian Law Library website. Synopsis provided by Westlaw: State moved to terminate natural mother’s parental rights, default order was entered Continue reading United Auburn Indian Community of the Auburn Rancheria v. Edmund G. Brown, Jr., October 13, 2016, (California)
Legal Topics: Indian Child Welfare Act – Transfer to Tribal Court Related News Stories: Important ICWA case out of Oklahoma on application and transfer to tribal court (Turtle Talk) 9/14/16 Read Continue reading Matter of M.H.C., September 13, 2016 (Oklahoma)
Legal Topics: Indian Child Welfare Act – Transfer to Tribal Court Related News Stories: Gila River Indian Community weighs options after losing Indian Child Welfare Act case (Indianz) 8/15/16 Read Continue reading Gila River Community v. Department of Child Safety, August 11, 2016 (Arizona)
Background from Westlaw: State filed petition to terminate the parental rights of mother and father to their purportedly Indian children. Father sought transfer of proceedings to Tribal Court. Prior to Continue reading In re Interest of Tavian B., February 19, 2016 (Nebraska)
Excerpt from the opinion: “Yolanda W., formerly known as Yolanda O., appeals from the decision of the separate juvenile court of Lancaster County, which denied her motion to transfer the Continue reading In re Jayden D. and Dayten J., January 14, 2014, (Nebraska)