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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Oct 29, 2018
Taking many forms, fraud is a general term used to describe the deliberate deception of a person by another for his or her own gain. Typically, an individual or entity will resort to fraud in order to…
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Sep 26, 2018
In the aftermath of a devastating car wreck, some individuals face injuries and impairments that will affect them for the rest of their lives. Unfortunately, many can no longer perform their job duties,…
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Aug 14, 2018
From scheduling a real estate closing to questions regarding title insurance and attorneys’ fees, as well as checklists for buyers, lenders and mortgage brokers, the process of preparing for a real estate…
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Jul 11, 2018
While any person with a disability deserves the right to employment, in so much as he or she is able to perform a job, not every limitation is considered a “disability” within the parameters of the Americans…
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