"Don’t let a child’s outward appearance fool you. All internatioally adopted children–even ‘chubby,’ ‘stocky,’ and ‘solid-looking’ ones–are at risk for malnutrition! ‘Don’t let a child’s outward appearance fool you. Continue reading here.
Indian Child Welfare Act Panel to be Held at University of South Carolina School of Law
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
April 11, 2013
ACLU of SC
Dr. Marcia Zug
Professor, University of
South Carolina School of
Chief Bill Harris
Catawba Indian …
Terminating a parent’s rights or taking his consent and relinquishment without a pending adoption primarily occurs in DSS cases. The Court approving a Consent and Relinquishment or terminating a parent’s rights without a pending adoption is rare in private actions. The person would have had to have done something egregious to warrant a Court terminating …
http://www.childwelfare.gov/adoption/nam/ is a great resource for parents seeking to adopt and children desiring to be adopted.
Adoptive Couple v. Baby Girl, a minor under the age of fourteen years, Birth Father, and the Cherokee Nation is a great view of how the South Carolina Supreme Court interprets ICWA and how ICWA meshes with South Carolina adoption law. Enjoy!
In addition to following South Carolina Termination of Parental Right Statutes under Section 63-7-2570 of the South Carolina Code of Laws, as amended, or the Notification Statute under Section 63-9-730 of the South Carolina Code of Laws, as amended to terminate an Indian parent’s rights, the petitioners must follow the requirements of the ICWA.