Case Conclusion Date:January 6, 2011
Practice Area:Child Custody
Outcome:Grandparents were awardced custody in the event Father could not complete case plan services
Description: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.