In an action by a mother challenging the juvenile court's termination of her parental rights to her children, alleging violations of the Indian Child Welfare Act (ICWA), 25 U.S.C. section 1901 et seq., and Welfare and Institutions Code section 224 et seq., the termination order is affirmed where the juvenile court correctly ruled that the Indian tribe has the sole authority to determine its own membership and the court must defer to the membership decisions of an Indian tribe.

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Sep 01, 2021
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Aug 02, 2021
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Jul 15, 2021
When vehicular homicide is charged, you need an experienced defense attorney. Vehicular homicide is a serious charge and can change your future permanently. You need an attorney who is experienced in fighting…
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Jun 01, 2021
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