Tag Archives: UCCJEA

Jurisdiction Case out of the Arizona Court of Appeals [ICWA, UCCJEA]

Here. This case has gone up a couple of times.

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Child Welfare Jurisdiction Case out of Utah

Here The child welfare case did not fall under ICWA because the child was not as a member or eligible for membership in the tribe, so the Court used the UCCJEA to determine jurisdiction.

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Florida Appeals Court Strips Miccosukee Tribal Court of Jurisdiction in UCCJEA Matter

Here is the opinion in Billie v. Stier: Fla Ct App Opinion An excerpt: This Petition for a Writ of Prohibition evolves out of a custody dispute between the mother, who is a member of the Miccosukee Tribe of Indians, … Continue reading

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New Article on the Uniform Child Custody Jurisdiction Enforcement Act

Aaby — Understanding the UCCJEA An excerpt: Tribal court proceedings are now included in some instances. For example, under the UCCJEA, a state court will be required to treat tribes as if they were states and tribal court custody proceedings … Continue reading

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