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New standard set for transfer in tribal custody cases (access required)

In a groundbreaking decision addressing the Indian Child Welfare Act, the Virginia Court of Appeals established a new standard for review when a court considers whether to transfer a case to a tribal court. Thompson v. Fairfax County Department of Family Services (VLW 013-7-235) involved an Indian child in foster care whose parents were facing termination ...

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