Roberta won custody for her client, a father of two children, in the trial court. Opposing appealed. Child Custody Appeal in the Third District Court of Appeals
In Re: Six Tribal Children
Jan 06, 2011
Grandparents were awardced custody in the event Father could not complete case plan services
Roberta represented the tribal maternal grandparents of six Indian Children. Grandparents sought custody under the Indian Child Welfare act (ICWA). The Indian Child Welfare Act (ICWA), enacted by Congress in 1978, created certain
requirements for child welfare proceedings involving American Indian children to ensure the primacy of tribal decision-making regarding the welfare of Indian children.
Wallace V. Herron
Second time in Court of Appeals
Wallace v. Willoughby
Feb 20, 2013
Victory for Ms. Robert's client
Ms. Roberts was successful in overturning the trial court's custody decision.