In a mother's appeal of an order terminating custody to her two children, pursuant to Welfare and Institutions Code section 300, the Juvenile Court's judgment terminating parental rights is reversed where the Department of Public Social Services (DPSS) failed to comply with the notice requirements of the Indian and Child Welfare Act of 1978 (ICWA), 25 U.S.C. section 1901 et seq.

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Apr 10, 2018
When the local government distributes property tax bills, the majority of property owners assume that they cannot be challenged. On the contrary, local tax assessors generate property tax assessments,…
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Mar 02, 2018
When it comes to the crime of shoplifting, laws vary by state, with some acknowledging the crime as a misdemeanor, while others label it a felony. In Georgia, however, shoplifting can be classified as…
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Feb 08, 2018
For family members reeling from the sudden loss of a loved one in a traffic-related accident, few words suffice. Even more devastating is when they learn that their loved one’s death could have been prevented.
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Jan 23, 2018
Because driving is considered a privilege in Georgia, a driving record for all residents is maintained through the Department of Driver Services.
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