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In re B.R., No. A122581

By FindLaw Staff on August 14, 2009 2:54 PM

Juvenile court order terminating parental rights is reversed where the Indian Child Welfare Act applies when the minors' presumed father in a juvenile dependency proceeding alleges that his adoptive father has one-quarter ancestry in a federally recognized Indian tribe, and thus notice of the proceedings must be given to the tribe in question.    

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Appellate Information
APPEAL from Marin County Super. Ct. Nos. JV24131A, JV24132A
Filed August 13, 2009

Before Margulies, J., Marchiano, P.J., Graham, J.
Opinion by Margulies, J.

For Plaintiff: Patrick K. Faulkner, County Counsel, Jessica F. Mills, Deputy County Counsel.

For Defendant: Caroline J. Todd, under appointment by the Court of Appeal.

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