Tag Archives: UCCJEA
Here. This case has gone up a couple of times.
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.
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 →
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 →