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Filed on
Friday, November 14, 2014
SUMMARY: The active efforts standard in ICWA and NICWA applies at any point in an involuntary juvenile proceeding involving an Indian child at which a party is required to demonstrate its efforts to reunify or prevent the breakup of the family. In May 2013, David H.’s three minor children were...Read more
Filed on
Thursday, July 3, 2014
SUMMARY: Because there was no evidence of coercion during the mother’s voluntary case with DHHS, due process requirements were not triggered prior to the filing of a petition. Due process protections after the filing of the petition were sufficient, and there was a prima facie case for N.R.S. 43-...Read more
Filed on
Tuesday, May 20, 2014
SUMMARY: The active efforts requirement of ICWA applies even after the children are returned home to the parent.Rehabilitation plan requirements on medical care were not relevant to the adjudication of inappropriate discipline. Shayla H., DOB 8/01, Shania H., DOB 8/03, and Tanya H., DOB 9/04, were...Read more
Filed on
Friday, October 4, 2013
SUMMARY: A state ward minor was not sufficiently mature to have an abortion because she showed neither that she understand the consequences of having an abortion nor that she had sufficient experience and judgment. The statutory language under N.R.S. 71-6903 permitting a court to allow an abortion...Read more
Filed on
Friday, December 14, 2012
SUMMARY: The court’s order for DHHS to pay opposing counsel’s attorneys fees was improper because failure to send reports prior to the hearing is not direct contempt and thus requires reasonable notice and opportunity to be heard. A petition was filed as to the children on October 22, 2010, and a...Read more
Filed on
Friday, March 23, 2012
SUMMARY: An order approving a transition plan of the child from the foster parents to the grandparent and proposed guardian is final and appealable. Legislative changes to 43-285(2) shifted the burden of proof in showing the case plan is in the child’s best interests from the parent to the State...Read more
Filed on
Friday, July 23, 2010
SUMMARY: Where a child has been adjudicated pursuant to N.R.S. 43-247(3)(a) and a permanency objective of adoption has been established, a juvenile court has authority under the juvenile code to order DHHS to accept a tendered relinquishment of parental rights. Gabriela H., DOB 9/97, was left at an...Read more
Filed on
Tuesday, April 20, 2010
SUMMARY: It was improper for the juvenile court to deny DHHS’ recommendation for placement and instead place the child with a family friend primarily because the child’s older half-brother already lived in the DHHS-recommended placement. Ipolita, born in late 2007, was removed from the mother,...Read more
Filed on
Tuesday, July 1, 2008
SUMMARY: Once the court establishes a guardianship, the responsibility and authority of DHHS no longer exists other than that related to subsidized guardianships. However, the court has continuing jurisdiction over the case even after appointment of guardianship. On December 20, 2007, the court...Read more
Filed on
Tuesday, June 6, 2000
SUMMARY: Change of placement was affirmed after all parties working with family agreed it was in child’s best interest to return to legal guardian after sexual contact by siblings. The state filed a petition in juvenile court that alleged Tanisha’s two older brothers had sexual contact with her...Read more
 
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