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IN RE NIKKI R., G030632

A county social services agency failed to give notice in compliance with the Indian Child Welfare Act, where the record contained no evidence of an effort to elicit information about a child's Indian heritage, thus a judgment terminating parental rights is reversed.

Appellate Information

  • Decided 02/28/2003
  • Published 03/03/2003



  • California Court of Appeal


  • For Appellant:
  • Sharon M. Jones, Ventura, under appointment by the Court of Appeal, for the Minor.

  • For Appellees:
  •  Sylvia L. Paoli, La Mirada, under appointment by the Court of Appeal, for Defendant and Appellant., Benjamin P. de Mayo, County Counsel, and Jeannie Su, Deputy County Counsel, for Plaintiff and Respondent.
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