Indian Child Welfare Act (ICWA)

A. Purpose and Background
B. When Does ICWA Apply?
C. Tribal and State Jurisdiction
D. Required Notice
E. “Indian Child” Determination
F. Emergency Removal
G. Special Setting Following Emergency Hearing
H. Rights of the Parents, Indian Custodian, and Tribe
I. Placement Preferences
J. Conservatorship or Termination of Parental Rights of “Indian Child”
K. Who is a Qualified Expert Witness?
L. Voluntary Relinquishment of Parental Rights
M. Related Case Notes
N. Resources