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7 Oct 2015, 10:00 am by Kollias & Giese, P.C.
  As a practical matter, when does a court have reason to believe a child is an “Indian child”? [read post]
27 Jun 2013, 9:07 am by Julie Ganz
  At issue in this case was the application of the Indian Child Welfare Act (“ICWA”) to a South Carolina Adoption Case. [read post]
8 Sep 2017, 9:04 am by Native American Rights Fund
Department of Child Safety (Indian Child Welfare Act - Notice)In the Matter of the Adoption of B.B. [read post]
8 Sep 2017, 9:04 am by Native American Rights Fund
Department of Child Safety (Indian Child Welfare Act - Notice)In the Matter of the Adoption of B.B. [read post]
7 Oct 2015, 10:00 am by Kollias & Giese, P.C.
  As a practical matter, when does a court have reason to believe a child is an “Indian child”? [read post]
9 Aug 2016, 6:32 am by Matthew L.M. Fletcher
Kristen Carpenter has published “Indian Status Is Not Racial: Understanding ICWA as a Matter of Law and Practice” as part of the CATO Unbound series on the Indian Child Welfare Act. [read post]
9 Jul 2013, 5:48 pm
The court found that the federal law was not meant to apply to a custody dispute where an Indian child's adoption is lawfully and voluntarily initiated by a non-Indian parent with sole custody rights. [read post]
21 Jan 2011, 1:38 pm by Tana Fye
“Upon petition of an adopted Indian who is 18 years of age or older, or of an adoptive parent or guardian of an Indian who is under the age of 18 or incompetent, or of the Indian tribe of an adopted Indian, to the court which entered the final decree of adoption or any other court of competent jurisdiction for the release of information regarding tribal affiliation, if any, of the adopted child’s biological… [read post]
24 Sep 2013, 11:41 am
But at the core of these disputes, is typically an innocent child who simply wants the matter to be worked out, and as quickly as possible. [read post]
25 Jul 2013, 9:01 am by National Indian Law Library
Baby Girl (Indian Child Welfare Act, best interests of the child)In the Matter of D.A. and M.A. [read post]
3 May 2012, 5:25 pm
D.B., who lives in Oklahoma, was successfully able to argue that under the Indian Child Welfare Act, the girl should be returned to him. [read post]
17 Jul 2013, 3:42 pm by Gregory Forman
At issue on remand was whether the SouthCarolina Supreme Court should order the immediate adoption [as Adoptive Couple requested] or whether the matter should be remanded for a de novo hearing in the family court on the child’s current best interests [as Birth Father requested] taking into account that the child has lived with Birth Father since New Year’s Eve 2011. [read post]
23 May 2012, 12:00 pm by Matthew Parham
Morris ruled on May 4, 2012, that a parent of an Indian child cannot waive the Indian sovereign's separate and independent ICWA rights, such as the right to notice of the intended adoption.   [read post]
15 Jan 2011, 11:08 am by Tana Fye
Those states were Oklahoma in its code and in the case of In the Matter of Baby Boy L.[28] and South Dakota in the case of Matter of Adoption of Baade[29].       [read post]
13 Jan 2011, 11:08 am by Tana Fye
Those cases were Matter of Adoption of Baby Boy D[28] and Matter of Adoption of D.M.J.[29]  In Baby Boy D, the father was a member of the Seminole Nation of Oklahoma and the mother was a non-Indian.[30]  The mother consented to adoption of Baby Boy D and the child was adopted without notice to the father and without his consent.[31]  After learning that the child had been adopted, the father filed a petition… [read post]