Tag Archives: reason to know

Notice Case out of Alabama [ICWA]

Here. Sometimes even I am struck dumb by the notice cases: A second form, dated in 2017 and signed by C.L.B., was also introduced into evidence. C.L.B. testified that his mother had assisted him in completing the 2017 form. On … Continue reading

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Montana Supreme Court on Reason to Know [ICWA]

Here. And a long excerpt: Contrary to the Department’s assertion and the apparent corresponding view of the District Court, the “reason to know” standard does not necessarily require an evidentiary showing, and certainly not by the parents, that a child … Continue reading

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Reason to Know [ICWA] Out of the Ohio Court of Appeals

2019-ohio-178 In most states, this would most certainly be reason to know, and the agency would be required to do additional inquiry and notify a tribe. When we talk about inconsistent application of the law, this is definitely one of … Continue reading

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North Carolina “Reason to Know” ICWA Notice Case

Here. *Whether the evidence presented at the adjudication hearing should have caused the trial court to have reason to know an “Indian child” may be involved and trigger the notice requirement is the issue before us. The federal regulations implementing … Continue reading

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