Major Legal Decisions

ICWA/Child Protection
In Re C.R.H., 29 P.3d 849 (Alaska, 2001)
State v. Native Village of Tanana, 249 P.3d 734 (Alaska 2011)
Simmonds v. Parks
Adoptive Couple v. Baby Girl, 133 S.Ct. 2552 (2013)
Native Village of Tununak v. State of Alaska, Office of Children's Services, 303 P.3d 431 (Alaska 2013)

Custody Disputes between parents (non ICWA cases)
John v. Baker, 982 P.2d 738

Child Support

     State of Alaska v. Central Council of Tlingit and Haida Indian Tribes of Alaska (Alaska 2016)

Native Village of Venetie v. Alaska, 944 F.2d 548 (9th Cir. 1991); Native Village of Venetie IRA Council v. State (Decision-Tribal Status), 1994 WL 730898 (D. Alaska 1994)

Native Village of Tununak v. State of Alaska, Office of Children's Services and H.S. and K.S., S-14670 (Alaska Supreme Court, argued January 15, 2014)

Indian Custodian
Ted W. v. State, 204 P.3d 333 (Alaska, 2009)

Due Process

Starr v. George, 175 P.3d 50 (Alaska 2008)

Domestic Violence

Perryville v. Tague

JW v. RJ, 951 P.2d 1206 (Alaska 1998)
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