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Comments Needed for Kansas ICWA Pro Hac Vice Rule Exception

The Kansas Supreme Court is seeking comments on an amendment for to the pro hac vice rule to exempt out of state ICWA attorneys from fees and associating with local counsel. Deadline for comments is March 15, 2019. Rule is … Continue reading

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Wisconsin Passes a Pro Hac Vice Rule Exception for ICWA Attorneys

Order is here. This is a great victory by the tribal attorneys who worked on this issue for the past number of years. All of the ICWA pro hac vice rules are here.

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Provide Comments on WI Pro Hac Vice for ICWA Attorneys Pending Rule

Well, since I did the California post yesterday on this, multiple people from Wisconsin reminded me that we all need to submit supportive comments there. Many thanks to NL for spelling it out in an email so I can just … Continue reading

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California Eliminates Pro Hac Vice Barriers for ICWA Cases

In a celebrate-the-victories post, the state with the most number of ICWA cases has removed major barriers for out of state ICWA attorneys. California notoriously had some of the highest pro hac fees and tightest limitations on the number of … Continue reading

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ICWA Pro Hac Vice Rule Proposal in Wisconsin

Here: Our Pro Hac Vice page is here. Wisconsin Proposed Pro Hac Vice Waiver for Tribal ICWA Attorneys In the Matter of the Petition to Amend Wisconsin Supreme Court Rule 10.03(4), Regarding Pro Hac Vice Admission for Nonresident Counsel Appearing … Continue reading

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Arizona Pro Hac Vice for ICWA Attorneys: UPDATE

COMMENTS NEEDED for this rule change–go HERE. Previous post with questions here. Proposed changes here. Here’s the clarification–the proposed rule change provides TWO options for out of state attorneys in Arizona ICWA cases: The first is the change to Rule … Continue reading

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California ICWA Attorneys Pro Hac Waiver Proposal

And the biggest ICWA state joins the movement! Comments on this are due June 8, 2018. Here is the proposal to change the rules to waive associating with local counsel and remove the limit on the number of times appearing … Continue reading

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Comments Open for Arizona ICWA Practitioner Pro Hac Vice Rule

UPDATED POST HERE. The Arizona tribal-state judicial forum has submitted a proposed rule change to allow out of state ICWA practitioners to enter into cases without having to associate with local counsel or pay a fee. This proposed rule has … Continue reading

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ICWA Pro Hac Vice Rule Open for Comments in Washington

This is so exciting! Kristi Healing, (in-house at Stillaguamish) submitted this pro hac rule change proposal. Here is the proposed rule in PDF form: WA_Proposed_APR8 Submit comments in support, please! Unless otherwise noted, all comments should be submitted to the … Continue reading

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Michigan and Oregon Adopt Pro Hac Vice Court Rules for ICWA Cases

Edited to add that Nebraska deserves credit for codifying this back in 2015, which I knew and forgot until today when I was doing some research. The provision is at Neb. Rev. Stat. 43-1504(3), a citation which I have now memorized … Continue reading

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