Alaska ICWA Case on Guardianship

Alaska ICWA Opinion case determines Guardianship requires Qualified Expert Witness. Jude M., Appellant versus State of Alaska Department of Health & Social Services, Office of Children’s Services, Appellee by the Supreme Court of the State of Alaska. The leading question was whether a long term Guardianship is more like a foster care placement or a…

Writing Wills for Tribal Clients

Writing Wills for tribal clients requires an unique legal product and is available NOW at Educational Family Estate Apps website! LICENSING AGREEMENTS AVAILABLE Attorneys and tribal governments need to obtain a licensing agreement. Receive the model Will compliant under the American Indian Probate Reform Act today! Why wait? Ask about affordable licensing opportunities. Contact Helen Nowlin, Attorney and…

An Affordable Update

  More affordable than even before! My legal Guide, Affordable Guide About Estate Planning and Child Protection is available on e-readers and can be found at most e-reader outlets. The best news of all is the purchase price is $30.00! It can be found here at (https://www.smashwords.com/extreader/read/655205/1/affordable-guide-about-estate-planning-and-child-protection). Every one needs this information. Why are people going without or…

Government Responsibilities and American Indians

The government’s relationship with and duties to Native American individuals and tribes are generally defined in the first instance by applicable statutes and regulations. Many of those original statutes are still in tact and applicable, unless expressly overwritten. Malfeasance, lack of due diligence or any other intentional act should be fully reviewed and considered based on the…

Alternative to Indian Child Welfare Act

There is tremendous opportunity to break the chains. We can better empower communities and more wisely spend the financial resources used “to defend” ICWA and do something even more….”radical.” How about ensuring true “access to justice” through affordable legal education and attorney services? More families could use Estate Planning and Guardianship tools already available to any state resident which serves to empower American Indian…