How The Indian Child Welfare Legal Challenge Could Change Foster Situations For Tribal Children (Pt 2)

The vast majority of Native Americans believe that tribal children should be raised within their tribe, by tribal parents, not in other cultures where they will lose their tribal identity. Welcome back and thanks for joining us. We’ve been looking at the Indian Child Welfare Act (ICWA), and how the current legal challenge to this […]

Continue Reading

How The Indian Child Welfare Legal Challenge Could Change Foster Situations For Tribal Children (Pt 1)

Current federal law says that tribal children in foster care should be placed within the tribe before they’re placed with non-Native families. There was a time in US history where the number of tribal children removed from their homes and sent to boarding schools around the country as a government-sanctioned part of their “re-education”. They […]

Continue Reading

Are States in The US Complying With CAPTA Laws For Kids Not in Foster Care? (Pt 1)

Federal laws dictate how child welfare agencies around the US treat vulnerable children who aren’t in foster care. Did you know, there’s a federal law that many people aren’t aware of called the Child Abuse Prevention and Treatment Act (commonly called CAPTA) that states in the US are required to comply with? CAPTA provides Federal […]

Continue Reading

Kids in Foster Care (And Their Parents) Really Struggle Over The Holidays!

Kids who are separated from their parents over the holidays have an incredibly hard time enjoying Christmas. There are loads of things that make the Christmas holidays special. Getting together with family. Decorating the tree and baking cookies with your kids. Snuggling up with your family, everyone in their pjs, to watch a favorite holiday […]

Continue Reading

Contact CPS Defense Attorney

call us
email us