Topic 1: Application

List of cases for Topic #1 arranged by state in reverse-chronological order.

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Alabama

S.H. v. Calhoun County Dep't of Human Res., 798 So. 2d 684 (Ala. Civ. App. 2001) - [Topic - #1, #2, #3, #4, #5, #13, #14]

S.A. v. E.J.P, 571 So. 2d 1187 (Ala. Civ. App. 1990) - [Topic - #1, #3]


Alaska

Bruce L. v. W.E., 247 P.3d 966 (Alaska 2011) - [Topic - #1, #3, #13, #18]- Added 09/2011

Ted W. v. State, 204 P.3rd 333 (Alaska 2009) - [Topic - #1, #3, #10, #11] - Added 09/2010

Starr v. George, 175 P.3d 50 (Alaska 2008) - [Topic - #1, #3, #9] - Added 4/2008

Maisy W. v. State, 175 P.3d 1263 (Alaska 2008) - [Topic - #1] - Added 4/2008

Alyssa B. v. State, 165 P.3d 605 (Alaska 2007) - [Topic - #1] - Added 2/2008

Gilbert M. v. State, 139 P.3d 581 (Alaska 2006) - [Topic - #1, #3, #12]

T.F. v. State, 26 P.3d 1089 (Alaska 2001) - [Topic - #1, #12, #13]

John v. Baker, 982 P.2d 738 (Alaska 1999) - [Topic - #1, #2]

A.A. v. State, 982 P.2d 256 (Alaska 1999) - [Topic - #1, #12, #13]

J.W. v. R.J., 951 P.2d 1206 (Alaska 1998) - [Topic - #1, #11, #18]

In re T.N.F., 781 P.2d 973 (Alaska 1989) - [Topic - #1, #13, #17, #18, #20, #21]

D.E.D. v. State, 704 P.2d 774 (Alaska 1985) - [Topic - #1, #4, #6, #13, #17]

V.F. v. State, 666 P.2d 42 (Alaska 1983) - [Topic - #1, #13]

A.B.M. v. M.H., 651 P.2d 1170 (Alaska 1982) - [Topic - #1, #3, #14, #17, #18]

E.A. v. State, 623 P.2d 1210 (Alaska 1981) - [Topic - #1, #3, #16]


Arizona

Jared P. v. Glade T., 209 P.3rd 157 (Ariz. Ct. App. 2009) - [Topic - #1, #3, #11, #13, #20] - Added 09/2010

Jared P. v. Glade T., 209 P.3d 157 (Ariz. Ct. App. 2009) – [Topic -#1] - Added 09/2008

Ariz. Dep't of Econ. Sec. v. Bernini, 48 P.3d 512 (Ariz. Ct. App. 2002) - [Topic -#1]

Michael J., Jr. v. Michael J., Sr., 7 P.3d 960 (Ariz. Ct. App. 2000) - [Topic - #1, #7, #19, #21]

In re Maricopa County Juvenile Action No. JD-500200, 788 P.2d 1208 (Ariz. Ct. App. 1989) - [Topic - #1]

In re Maricopa County Juvenile Action No. JS-7359 , 766 P.2d 105 (Ariz. Ct. App. 1988) - [Topic - #1, #2, #7]

In re Coconino County Juvenile Action No. J-10175, 736 P.2d 829 (Ariz. Ct. App. 1987) - [Topic - #1]

In re Maricopa County Juvenile Action No. A-25525 , 667 P.2d 228 (Ariz. Ct. App. 1983) - [Topic - #1, #3]

Goclanney v. Desrochers, 660 P.2d 491 (Ariz. Ct. App. 1982) - [Topic - #1, #2]


Arkansas

In re A.M.C., 368 Ark. 369 (2007) - [Topic - #1]


California

In re Grace C., 119 Cal.Rptr.3d 474 (App. Ct. 2010) - [Topic - #1, #3, #4] - Added 09/2011

In re Jonah D, 116 Cal.Rptr.3d 545 (Ct. App. 2010) - [Topic - #1] - Added 09/2011

In re Jack C., III, 122 Cal.Rptr.3d 6 (Ct. App. 2011) - [Topic - #1, #2, #7] - Added 09/2011

In re C.B., 117 Cal. Rptr. 3d 846 (Ct. App. 2010) - [Topic - #1, #3, #4, #12, #13] - Added 09/2011

In re Skyler H., 112 Ca. Rptr. 3d 892 (Cal. Ct. App. 2010) - [Topic - #1, #3, #4]- Added 09/2008

In re Noreen G., 105 Cal. Rptr. 3d 521 (Cal. Ct. App. 2010) - [Topic - #1, #4, #13] - Added 09/2008

In re G.L., 99 Cal. Rptr. 3rd 356 (Ct. App. 2009) - [Topic - #1, #2, #3, #4, #11, #16] - Added 09/2010

In re Holly B., 92 Cal. Rptr. 3rd 80 (Ct. App. 2009) - [Topic - #1,, #3, #4] - Added 09/2010

In re B.R., 97 Cal. Rptr. 3rd 890 (Ct. App. 2009) - [Topic - #1,, #3, #4, #20] - Added 09/2010

In re R.S., 101 Cal. Rptr. 3rd 910 (Ct. App. 2009) - [Topic - #1, #4, #13, #17] - Added 09/2010

R.R. v Superior Ct., 103 Cal. Rptr. 3rd 110 (Ct. App. 2009) - [Topic - #1,#2, #3 #4, #5, #7, #11] - Added 09/2010

In re E.G., 88 Cal. Rptr. 3rd 871 (Ct. App. 2009) - [Topic - #1, #3, #4] - Added 09/2010

R.R. v. Superior Court, 103 Cal. Rptr. 3d 110 (Cal. Ct. App. 2009) - [Topic - #1, #11] - Added 09/2008

In re E.G., 88 Cal.Rptr.3d 871 (Ct. App. 2009) – [Topic #1, #4] - 09/2008

In re Jeremiah G., 92 Cal.Rptr.3d 203 (Ct. App. 2009) (certified for partial publication) - [Topic - #1] - Added 11/2009

In re Holly B., 92 Cal.Rptr.3d 80 (Ct. App. 2009) - [Topic - #1, #4] - Added 11/2009

In re E.W., 88 Cal.Rptr.3d 338 (Ct. App. 2009) - [Topic - #1, #4] - Added 11/2009

In re S.B., 94 Cal.Rptr.3d 645 (Ct. App. 2009) - [Topic - #1] - Added 11/2009

In re K.P., 95 Cal.Rptr.3d 524 (Ct. App. 2009) - [Topic - #1] - Added 11/2009

In re N.M., 74 Cal. Rptr. 3rd 138 (Ct. App. 2008) - [Topic - #1, #4] - Added 09/2010

In re Shane G., 83 Cal. Rptr. 3rd 513 (Ct. App. 2008) - [Topic - #1, #3, #4] - Added 09/2010

In re H.B., 73 Cal. Rptr. 3rd 27 (Ct. App. 2008) - [Topic - #1, #4, #20, #21] - Added 09/2010

In re Miracle M., 73 Cal. Rptr. 3rd 24 (Ct. App. 2008) - [Topic - #1,, #4, #13] - Added 09/2010

In re A.B., 79 Cal.Rptr.3d 580 (Ct. App. 2008) - [Topic - #1, #4] - Added 11/2009

In re Shane G., 83 Cal.Rptr.3d 513 (Ct. App. 2008) (certified for partial publication) - [Topic - #1, #4] - Added 11/2009

In re H.B., 74 Cal.Rptr.3d 27 (Ct. App. 2008) - [Topic - #1, #4] - Added 11/2009

In re Alejandro A., 74 Cal.Rptr.3d 44 (Ct. App. 2008) - [Topic - #1] - Added 11/2009

In re William K., 73 Cal.Rptr.3d 737 (Ct. App. 2008) - [Topic - #1, #4, #20] - Added 11/2009

Erika K. v. Brett D., 75 Cal.Rptr.3d 152 (Ct. App. 2008) – [Topic - #1, #3] - Added 11/2009

In re Esmeralda S., 80 Cal.Rptr.3d 585 (Ct. App. 2008) – [Topic - #1, #3, #4] - Added 11/2009

In re Cody B., 63 Cal. Rptr. 3d 652 (Ct. App. 2007) - [Topic - #1, #4] - Added 2/28/2008

In re Jose C., 66 Cal. Rptr. 3d 355 (Ct. App. 2007) - [Topic - #1, #4] - Added 2/21/2008

In re Robert A., 55 Cal. Rptr. 3d 74 (Ct. App. 2007) (certified for partial publication)- [Topic - #1, #4]

In re Jaclyn S., 58 Cal. Rptr. 3d 321 (Ct. App. 2007) (certified for partial publication) - [Topic - #1, #4]

In re Amber F., 58 Cal. Rptr. 3d 874 (Ct. App. 2007) - [Topic - #1, #4]

In re Vincent M., 59 Cal. Rptr. 3d 321 (Ct. App. 2007) - [Topic - #1, #2, #7]

In re Justin S., 59 Cal. Rptr. 3d 376 (Ct. App. 2007) - [Topic - #1, #4]

In re Mary G., 59 Cal. Rptr. 3d 703 (Ct. App. 2007) - [Topic - #1, #4]

In re Rebecca R., 49 Cal. Rptr. 3d 951 (Ct. App. 2006) - [Topic - #1]

In re K.W., 51 Cal. Rptr. 3d 130 (Ct. App. 2006) (certified for partial publication) - [Topic - #1, #4]

In re Hannah S., 48 Cal. Rptr. 3d 605 (Ct. App. 2006) - [Topic - #1, #12, #13, #14, #16]

In re Joseph P., 45 Cal. Rptr. 3d 591 (Ct. App. 2006) - [Topic - #1, #4]

In re E.H., 46 Cal. Rptr. 3d 787 (Ct. App. 2006) - [Topic - #1]

In re A.U., 45 Cal. Rptr. 3d 854 (Ct. App. 2006) (depublished) - [Topic - #1, #4, #13]

In re Aaron R., 29 Cal. Rptr. 3d 921 (Ct. App. 2005) - [Topic - #1, #3, #11, #18]

In re Glorianna K., 24 Cal. Rptr. 3d 582 (Ct. App. 2005) - [Topic - #1, #4]

In re Jonathon S., 28 Cal. Rptr. 3d 495 (Ct. App. 2005) (certified for partial publication) - [Topic - #1, #2, #3, #4, #20]

In re S.B., 30 Cal. Rptr. 3d 726 (Ct. App. 2005) (certified for partial publication) - [Topic - #1, #4, #6, #11]

In re Gerardo A., 14 Cal. Rptr. 3d 798 (Ct. App. 2004) - [Topic - #1, #4]

In re Merrick V., 19 Cal. Rptr. 3d 490 - [Topic - #1, #4]

In re Miguel E., 15 Cal. Rptr. 3d 530 (Ct. App. 2004) - [Topic - #1, #4]

In re Aaliyah G., 135 Cal. Rptr. 2d 680 (Ct. App. 2003) (certified for partial publication) - [Topic - #1]

In re Asia L., 132 Cal. Rptr. 2d 733 (Ct. App. 2003) - [Topic - #1, #4]

In re O.K., 130 Cal. Rptr. 2d 276 (Ct. App. 2003) - [Topic - #1]

In re Antoinette S., 129 Cal. Rptr. 2d 15 (Ct. App. 2002) - [Topic - #1, #2, #4]

In re Jennifer A., 127 Cal. Rptr. 2d 54 (Ct. App. 2002) - [Topic - #1, #4, #11]

In re Suzanna L., 127 Cal. Rptr. 2d 860 (Ct. App. 2002) (certified for partial publication) - [Topic - #1, #4, #13]

In re Santos Y., 112 Cal. Rptr. 2d 692 (Ct. App. 2001) - [Topic - #1]

In re Levi U., 92 Cal. Rptr. 2d 648 (Ct. App. 2000) - [Topic - #1, #4, #11]

In re Derek W., 86 Cal. Rptr. 2d 742 (Ct. App. 1999) - [Topic - #1, #13]

In re Alicia S., 76 Cal. Rptr. 2d 121 (Ct. App. 1998) - [Topic - #1, #13, #16]

Crystal R. v. Superior Court, 69 Cal. Rptr. 2d 414 (Ct. App. 1997) - [Topic - #1, #13]

In re Bridget R., 49 Cal. Rptr. 2d 507 (Ct. App. 1996) - [Topic - #1, #14]

In re Alexandria Y., 53 Cal. Rptr. 2d 679 (Ct. App. 1996) - [Topic - #1, #13, #16]

In re John V., 7 Cal. Rptr. 2d 629 (Ct. App. 1992) - [Topic - #1]

In re Lindsay C., 280 Cal. Rptr. 194 (Ct. App. 1991) - [Topic - #1, #13, #18]

In re Crystal K., 276 Cal. Rptr. 619 (Ct. App. 1990) - [Topic - #1, #12, #13, #14]

In re Wanomi P., 264 Cal. Rptr. 623 (Ct. App. 1989) - [Topic - #1]

In re Junious M., 193 Cal. Rptr. 40 (Ct. App. 1983) (certified for partial publication) - [Topic - #1, #4, #17]


Colorado

In re S.M.J.C., 2011 WL 1420505 (Colo. Ct . App. 2011) - [Topic - #1, #2] - Added 09/2011

In re J.C.R., 2011 WL 1797239 (Colo. Ct. App. 2011) - [Topic - #1] - Added 09/2011

In re N.D.C., 210 P.3d 494 (Colo. Ct. App. 2009) - [Topic - #1, #4] - Added 11/2009

In re N.B., No. 06CA1325 (Colo. Ct. App. Sept. 6, 2007) - [Topic - #1, #12, #13, #17]

In re J.A.S., 160 P.3d 257 (Colo. Ct. App. 2007) - [Topic - #1]

In re S.R.M., 153 P.3d 438 (Colo. Ct. App. 2006) - [Topic - #1, #4, #5, #13, #20]

B.H. v. X.H., 138 P.3d 299 (Colo. 2006) - [Topic - #1, #4, #16]

In re A.N.W., 976 P.2d 365 (Colo. Ct. App. 1999) - [Topic - #1, #5, #13, #14]

In re R.L., 961 P.2d 606 (Colo. Ct. App. 1998) - [Topic - #1, #14]

In re P.A.M., 961 P.2d 588 (Colo. Ct. App. 1998) - [Topic - #1]

In re Catholic Charities & Cmty. Servs. of the Archdiocese of Denver, Inc., 942 P.2d 1380 (Colo. Ct. App. 1997) - [Topic - #1, #21]

In re A.G.-G., 899 P.2d 319 (Colo. Ct. App. 1995) - [Topic - #1, #9, #12]

In re J.L.P., 870 P.2d 1252 (Colo. Ct. App. 1994) - [Topic - #1, #2, #7]

In re A.E.V., 782 P.2d 858 (Colo. Ct. App. 1989) - [Topic - #1]

In re A.E., 749 P.2d 450 (Colo. Ct. App. 1987) - [Topic - #1, #2, #13]

In re Baisley, 749 P.2d 446 (Colo. Ct. App. 1987) - [Topic - #1, #2]


Connecticut

In re Chloe G., 1997 WL 752736 (Conn. Super. Ct. Oct. 30, 1997) - [Topic - #1]

In re Elizabeth I., 2 Conn. L. Rptr. 564 (Conn. Super. Ct. 1990) - [Topic - #1, #4, #13]


Delaware

Dep't of Servs. for Children, Youth & Families v. S.R., No. 02-11-04TN, 2004 WL 2334168 (Del. Fam. Ct. June 10, 2004) - [Topic - #1]


District of Colombia

No relevant cases have been found.


Florida

In re T.D., 890 So. 2d 473 (Fla. Dist. Ct. App. 2004) - [Topic - #1, #5]

Stepparent Adoption Forms, 870 So. 2d 791 (Fla. Supreme Court 2004) (family law forms amendments) - [Topic - #1, #18]


Georgia

No relevant cases have been found.


Hawaii

No relevant cases have been found.


Idaho

In re Baby Boy Doe (Baby Boy Doe I), 849 P.2d 925 (Idaho 1993) - [Topic - #1, #13, #17, #18]


Illinois

In re Anaya J.G., N.E.2d, 2010 WL 3001335 (Ill. App.) - [Topic - #1] - Added 09/2011

In re H.D., 797 N.E.2d 1112 (Ill. App. Ct. 2003) - [Topic - #1]

In re C.N., 752 N.E.2d 1030 (Ill. 2001) - [Topic - #1]

In re M.S., 706 N.E.2d 524 (Ill. App. Ct. 1999) - [Topic - #1]

In re T.I.S., 586 N.E.2d 690 (Ill. App. Ct. 1991) - [Topic - #1]

In re Armell, 550 N.E.2d 1060 (Ill. App. Ct. 1990) - [Topic - #1, #7]

In re Stiarwalt, 546 N.E.2d 44 (Ill. App. Ct. 1989) - [Topic - #1]


Indiana

In re D.C., 928 N.E. 2d 602 (Ind. Ct. App. 2010) - [Topic - #1, #13, #18, #20] - Added 2010

In re S.L.H.S., 885 N.E.2d 603 (Ind. Ct. App. 2008) – [Topic - #1] - Added 11/2009

In re T.R.M., 525 N.E.2d 298 (Ind. 1988) - [Topic - #1, #2, #4, #7, #9, #13, #14, #16, #17, #18]


Iowa

In re A.P., 760 N.W.2d 210 (Iowa Ct. App. 2008) – [Topic - #1] - Added 11/2009

In re Z.H., 740 N.W.2d 648 (Iowa Ct. App. 2007) - [Topic #1, #4] - Added 2/28/2008

In re A.W., 741 N.W.2d 793 (Iowa 2007) - [Topic #1] - Added 2/21/2008

In re R.E.K.F., 698 N.W.2d 147 (Iowa 2005) - [Topic - #1, #4, #13]

In re D.H., 688 N.W.2d 491 (Iowa Ct. App. 2004) - [Topic - #1]

In re J.G., 686 N.W.2d 236 (Iowa Ct. App. 2004) (unpublished table decision) available at No. 04-0510, 2004 WL 1161431 (Iowa Ct. App. May 26, 2004) - [Topic - #1]

In re K.B., 682 N.W.2d 81 (Iowa Ct. App. 2004) (unpublished table decision) available at No. 03-0530, 2004 WL 573793 (Iowa Ct. App. March 24, 2004) - [Topic - #1, #21]

In re C.I.W.-V., 671 N.W.2d 531 (Iowa Ct. App. 2003) (unpublished table decision) available at No. 03-0681, 2003 WL 22091631 (Iowa Ct. App. Sept. 10, 2003) - [Topic - #1]

In re C.L.B., 671 N.W.2d 533 (Iowa Ct. App. 2003) (unpublished table decision) available at No. 03-1097, 2003 WL 22092588 (Iowa Ct. App. Sept. 10, 2003) - [Topic - #1]

In re H.N.B., 619 N.W.2d 340 (Iowa 2000) - [Topic - #1, #3, #11, #13, #17, #18]

In re J.D.B., 584 N.W.2d 577 (Iowa Ct. App. 1998) - [Topic - #1, #13, #14, #20, #21]

In re M.N.W., 577 N.W.2d 874 (Iowa Ct. App. 1998) - [Topic - #1]

In re A.E., 572 N.W.2d 579 (Iowa 1997) - [Topic - #1, #7, #11, #16]

In re B.M., 532 N.W.2d 504 (Iowa Ct. App. 1995) - [Topic - #1, #7, #13]

In re J.W., 528 N.W.2d 657 (Iowa Ct. App. 1995) - [Topic - #1, #4, #7, #11, #13, #14, #16]

In re B.B., 500 N.W.2d 9 (Iowa 1993) - [Topic - #1]

In re J.W., 498 N.W.2d 417 (Iowa Ct. App. 1993) - [Topic - #1, #2, #4, #5, #6, #20]

In re J.R.H., 358 N.W.2d 311 (Iowa 1984) - [Topic - #1, #7, #11, #16]


Kansas

In re M.F., 225 P.3d 1177 (Kan. 2010) - [Topic - #1, #2, #3, #7, #11, #13, #14]- Added 09/2010

In re M.F., 206 P. 3rd 57 (Kan. Ct. App. 2009) - [Topic - #1, #2,, #3, #4, #5, #11, #12, #13, #20] - Added 09/2010

In re A.J.S., 204 P.3d 543 (Kan. 2009) - [Topic - #1] - Added 11/2009

In re M.B., 176 P.3d 977 (Kan. Ct. App. 2008) - [Topic - #1, #4, #13] - Added 4/2008

In re A.A., 176 P.3d 237 (Kan. Ct. App. 2008) - [Topic - #1] - Added 4/2008

In re B.G.J. (B.G.J. I), 111 P.3d 651 (Kan. Ct. App. 2005) - [Topic - #1, #16, #17]

In re S.M.H., 103 P.3d 976 (Kan. Ct. App. 2005) - [Topic - #1, #11, #14, #20]

In re J.J.G., 83 P.3d 1264 (Kan. Ct. App. 2004) - [Topic - #1, #4, #13, #14]

In re J.L.E., 772 P.2d 827 (Kan. Ct. App. 1989) (unpublished table decision) - [Topic - #1]

In re H.D., 729 P.2d 1234 (Kan. Ct. App. 1986) - [Topic - #1, #4, #13, #20]

In re Baby Boy L., 643 P.2d 168 (Kan. 1982) - [Topic - #1, #18]


Kentucky

Rye v. Weasel, 934 S.W.2d 257 (Ky. 1996) - [Topic - #1]


Louisiana

Owens v. Willock, 29-595 (La. App. 2 Cir. 2/26/97); 690 So. 2d 948 - [Topic - #1, #2, #9]

Hampton v. J.A.L., 27-869 (La. App. 2 Cir. 7/6/95); 658 So. 2d 331 - [Topic - #1, #18]

Barbry v. Dauzat, 576 So. 2d 1013 (La. Ct. App. 1991) - [Topic - #1]


Maine

In re Trever I., 973 A.2d 752 (Me. 2009) – [Topic - #1] - Added 11/2009


Maryland

No relevant cases have been found.


Massachusetts

In re Arnold, 741 N.E.2d 456 (Mass. App. Ct. 2001) - [Topic - #1, #4, #13]


Michigan

Empson-Laviolette v. Crago, 760 N.W.2d 793 (Mich. Ct. App. 2008) – [Topic - #1, #3, #11] - Added 11/2009

In re Fried, 702 N.W.2d 192 (Mich. Ct. App. 2005) - [Topic - #1]

In re T.M., 628 N.W.2d 570 (Mich. Ct. App. 2001) - [Topic - #1, #4, #21]

In re N.E.G.P., 626 N.W.2d 921 (Mich. Ct. App. 2001) - [Topic - #1, #4, #20]

In re I.E.M., 592 N.W.2d 751 (Mich. Ct. App. 1999) - [Topic - #1, #4]

In re Elliott, 554 N.W.2d 32 (Mich. Ct. App. 1996) - [Topic - #1, #4, #13, #14]

Gray v. Pann, 513 N.W.2d 154 (Mich. Ct. App. 1994) - [Topic - #1, #2]

In re Miller, 451 N.W.2d 576 (Mich. Ct. App. 1990) - [Topic - #1, #19]

In re Jacobs, 444 N.W.2d 789 (Mich. 1989) - [Topic - #1, #4, #11]

In re Shawboose, 438 N.W.2d 272 (Mich. Ct. App. 1989) - [Topic - #1]

In re Johanson, 402 N.W.2d 13 (Mich. Ct. App. 1986) - [Topic - #1]


Minnesota

In re M.R.P – C., 794 N.W. 2d 373 (Minn. Ct. App. 2011) - [Topic - #1, #3] - Added 09/2011

In re S.W., 727 N.W.2d 144 (Minn. Ct. App. 2007) - [Topic - #1, #10, #12, #14, #20]

In re M.L.A., 730 N.W.2d 54 (Minn. Ct. App. 2007) - [Topic - #1]

In re J.B., 698 N.W.2d 160 (Minn. Ct. App. 2005) - [Topic - #1, #4, #12, #13, #14]

Gerber v. Eastman, 673 N.W.2d 854 (Minn. Ct. App. 2004) - [Topic - #1, #2, #9, #21]

In re S.N.R., 617 N.W.2d 77 (Minn. Ct. App. 2000) - [Topic - #1, #9, #16]

J.A.V. v. Velasco, 536 N.W.2d 896 (Minn. Ct. App. 1995) - [Topic - #1]

In re A.K.H., 502 N.W.2d 790 (Minn. Ct. App. 1993) - [Topic - #1, #5, #11]

In re B.W., 454 N.W.2d 437 (Minn. Ct. App. 1990) - [Topic - #1, #7, #9, #13, #14]

Desjarlait v. Desjarlait, 379 N.W.2d 139 (Minn. Ct. App. 1985) - [Topic - #1]

In re Chosa, 290 N.W.2d 766 (Minn. 1980) - [Topic - #1, #13]


Mississippi

No relevant cases have been found.


Missouri

In re C.K., 221 S.W.3d 467 (Mo. Ct. App. 2007) - [Topic - #1, #4]

In re D.C.C., 971 S.W.2d 843 (Mo. Ct. App. 1998) - [Topic - #1, #17]

C.E.H. v. L.M.W., 837 S.W.2d 947 (Mo. Ct. App. 1992) - [Topic - #1, #2, #7, #12, #13, #14, #17]

In re S.A.M., 703 S.W.2d 603 (Mo. Ct. App. 1986) - [Topic - #1]


Montana

In re J.M., 218 P.3rd 1213 (Mont. 2009) - [Topic - #1, #3, #4, #5, #6, #11, #13, #14, #17] - Added 09/2010

In re S.C., 2005 MT 241, 328 Mont. 476, 121 P.3d 552 - [Topic - #1, #14]

In re A.N., 2005 MT 19, 325 Mont. 379, 106 P.3d 556 - [Topic - #1, #12, #13, #14]

In re A.G., 2005 MT 81, 326 Mont. 403, 109 P.3d 756 - [Topic - #1, #5, #13, #16]

In re T.J.H., 2003 MT 352, 318 Mont. 528, 81 P.3d 504 - [Topic - #1]

In re C.H., 2003 MT 308, 318 Mont. 208, 79 P.3d 822 - [Topic - #1, #4, #14]

In re K.M.G., 2002 MT 3N, 309 Mont. 529, 43 P.3d 983 (unpublished table decision) available at No. 01-592, 2002 WL 49825 (Mont. Jan. 15, 2002) - [Topic - #1]

In re C.C.L.B., 2001 MT 66, 305 Mont. 22, 22 P.3d 646 - [Topic - #1]

In re Skillen, 1998 MT 43, 287 Mont. 399, 956 P.2d 1 - [Topic - #1, #2, #19, #21]

In re Riffle (Riffle II), 922 P.2d 510 (Mont. 1996) - [Topic - #1, #2, #9, #16]

In re R.M.B., 689 P.2d 281 (Mont. 1984) - [Topic - #1]

In re Bertelson, 617 P.2d 121 (Mont. 1980) - [Topic #1]

In re T.J.D., 615 P.2d 212 (Mont. 1980) - [Topic - #1]


Nebraska

In re Ramon N., 789 N.W.2d 272 (Neb. Ct. App. 2010) - [Topic - #1, #14, #20] - Added 09/2011

In re Shayla H., 764 N.W. 2nd 119 (Neb. Ct. App. 2009) - [Topic - #1, #11, #12, #14] - Added 09/2010

In re Leslie S., 770 N.W.2d 678 (Neb. Ct. App. 2009) – [Topic - #1] - Added 11/2009

In re Kenten H., 725 N.W.2d 548 (Neb. 2007) - [Topic - #1, #18]

In re A.M., 455 N.W.2d 572 (Neb. 1990) - [Topic - #1]

In re J.L.M., 451 N.W.2d 377 (Neb. 1990) - [Topic - #1, #7]

In re Bird Head, 331 N.W.2d 785 (Neb. 1983) - [Topic - #1, #7, #16]

Bird Head v. Tail, 308 N.W.2d 837 (Neb. 1981) - [Topic - #1]


Nevada

In re N.J., 221 P.3rd 1255 (Nev. 2009) - [Topic - #1, #3, #13, #14] - Added 09/2010

In re Phillip A.C., II, 149 P.3d 51 (Nev. 2006) - [Topic - #1, #3, #5, #17, #20]


New Hampshire

No relevant cases have been found.


New Jersey

In re J.O., 743 A.2d 341 (N.J. Super. Ct. App. Div. 2000) - [Topic - #1, #4, #13]

In re Child of Indian Heritage (Indian Child II), 543 A.2d 925 (N.J. 1988) - [Topic - #1, #4, #17, #18, #20]

In re Child of Indian Heritage (Indian Child I), 529 A.2d 1009 (N.J. Super. Ct. App. Div. 1987) - [Topic - #1, #4, #16, #18]


New Mexico

Cherino v. Cherino, 2008-NMCA-024, 143 N.M. 452, 176 P.3d 1184 - [Topic - #1] - Added 4/2008

In re Megan S., 1996-NMCA-048, 121 N.M. 609, 916 P.2d 228 - [Topic - #1, #2, #7, #8, #9]


New York

In re Theresa BB., 882 N.Y.S.2d 580 (N.Y. App. Div. 2009) - [Topic - #1, #3] - Added 09/2010

In re Baby Boy C., 805 N.Y.S.2d 313 (N.Y. App. Div. 2005) - [Topic - #1, #4]

In re Philip J., Jr., 684 N.Y.S.2d 94 (N.Y. App. Div. 1998) - [Topic - #1, #13]

In re Linda J.W., 682 N.Y.S.2d 565 (N.Y. Fam. Ct. 1998) - [Topic - #1, #15]

In re Christopher, 662 N.Y.S.2d 366 (N.Y. Fam. Ct. 1997) - [Topic - #1, #4, #7, #18]

In re Oscar C, Jr. (Oscar II), 600 N.Y.S.2d 957 (N.Y. App. Div. 1993) - [Topic - #1, #11, #14, #21]


North Carolina

In re C.P., 641 S.E.2d 13 (N.C. Ct. App. 2007) - [Topic - #1]

In re A.D.L., 612 S.E.2d 639 (N.C. Ct. App. 2005) - [Topic - #1]

In re Williams, 563 S.E.2d 202 (N.C. Ct. App. 2002) - [Topic - #1, #13, #14]


North Dakota

In re C.D., 751 N.W.2d 236 (N.D. 2008) – [Topic - #1] - Added 11/2009

In re A.B., 2003 ND 98, 663 N.W.2d 625 - [Topic - #1, #2, #7, #8]

In re A.L., 2001 ND 59, 623 N.W.2d 418 - [Topic - #1]

Malaterre v. Malaterre, 293 N.W.2d 139 (N.D. 1980) - [Topic - #1]


Ohio

In re C.C., 932 N.E.2d 360 (Ohio Ct. App. 2010) - [Topic - #1] - Added 09/2011

In re Williams, No. 20773, 2002 WL 121211 (Ohio Ct. App. Jan. 30, 2002) [Topic - #1, #2]


Oklahoma

Yancy v Thomas, 2009 W.L. 3837405 1285 (W,D. Okla. 2009) - [Topic - #1, #2, #13, #16, #20] - Added 09/2010

Cherokee Nation v. Nomura, 2007 OK 40, 160 P.3d 967 - [Topic - #1, #2, #4, #5, #18, #21]

In re R.L.A., 2006 OK CIV APP 138, 147 P.3d 306 - [Topic - #1, #13, #18]

In re Baby Boy L., 2004 OK 93, 103 P.3d 1099 - [Topic - #1, #17, #18]

In re B.R.W., 2003 OK CIV APP 92, 78 P.3d 1243 - [Topic - #1]

In re Baby Girl B., 2003 OK CIV APP 24, 67 P.3d 359 - [Topic - #1, #4, #11, #12, #13, #14, #16, #20]

In re C.R., 2003 OK CIV APP 14, 63 P.3d 573 - [Topic - #1]

In re M.K., 1998 OK CIV APP 118, 964 P.2d 241 - [Topic - #1, #13]

In re B.N.B., 1998 OK CIV APP 84, 959 P.2d 989 - [Topic - #1, #13]

In re L.A.Y., 1998 OK CIV APP 76, 959 P.2d 23 - [Topic - #1, #13]

In re J.B., 900 P.2d 1014 (Okla. Civ. App. 1995) - [Topic - #1, #2, #7]

In re Baby Boy W., 831 P.2d 643 (Okla. 1992) - [Topic - #1]

In re N.L., 754 P.2d 863 (Okla. 1988) - [Topic - #1, #7, #11, #14, #16]

In re J. B., 643 P.2d 306 (Okla. 1982) - [Topic - #1]


Oregon

In re M.R.L., 2010 WL 3419696 (Or. Ct. App. 2010) - [Topic - #1, #2, #3, #11, #12] - Added 09/2010

In re Anderson, 31 P.3d 510 (Or. Ct. App. 2001) - [Topic - #1]

In re Collins, 35 P.3d 339 (Or. Ct. App. 2001) - [Topic - #1, #21]

In re Kirk, 11 P.3d 701 (Or. Ct. App. 2000) - [Topic - #1, #3, #10]

Nelson v. Hunter, 888 P.2d 124 (Or. Ct. App. 1995) - [Topic - #1, #9, #21]

Quinn v. Walters, (Quinn II), 881 P.2d 795 (Or. 1994) - [Topic - #1, #9, #17]

In re Arnold , 848 P.2d 133 (Or. Ct. App. 1993) - [Topic - #1]

In re Tucker, 710 P.2d 793 (Or. Ct. App. 1985) - [Topic - #1, #4, #12, #13, #14]

In re Angus, 655 P.2d 208 (Or. Ct. App. 1982) - [Topic - #1]


Pennsylvania

In re Youpee, 11 Pa. D. & C. 4th 71 (Pa. Com. Pl. 1991) - [Topic - #1, #2, #7]


Rhode Island

No relevant cases have been found.


South Carolina

No relevant cases have been found.


South Dakota

In re J.D.M.C., 2007 SD 97, 739 N.W.2d 796 - [Topic - #1, #2, #9, #10] - Added 2/21/2008

In re J.C.D., 2004 SD 96, 686 N.W.2d 647 - [Topic - #1, #7, #11, #16]

In re D.T., 2003 SD 88, 667 N.W.2d 694 - [Topic - #1]

In re A.S., 2000 SD 94, 614 N.W.2d 383 - [Topic - #1]

In re C.H., 510 N.W.2d 119 (S.D. 1993) - [Topic - #1, #4]

In re N.S., 474 N.W.2d 96 (S.D. 1991) - [Topic - #1, #13, #14]

Harris v. Young, 473 N.W.2d 141 (S.D. 1991) - [Topic - #1]

In re Baade, 462 N.W.2d 485 (S.D. 1990) - [Topic - #1, #13, #14, #18]

In re J.J., 454 N.W.2d 317 (S.D. 1990) - [Topic - #1, #4, #7, #9, #12, #14, #17]

In re DeFender, 435 N.W.2d 717 (S.D. 1989) - [Topic - #1]

Claymore v. Serr, 405 N.W.2d 650 (S.D. 1987) - [Topic - #1]

In re B.R.B., 381 N.W.2d 283 (S.D. 1986) - [Topic - #1]

In re C.R.M., 307 N.W.2d 131 (S.D. 1981) - [Topic - #1]

In re R. N., 303 N.W.2d 102 (S.D. 1981) - [Topic - #1]

In re D. L. L., 291 N.W.2d 278 (S.D. 1980) - [Topic - #1, #2]


Tennessee

In re Morgan, No. 02A01-9608-CH-00206, 1997 WL 716880 (Tenn. Ct. App. 1997) - [Topic - #1, #4, #5, #12, #13, #16, #17]


Texas

In re J.J.C., 302 S.W. 3rd. 896 (Tex. Ct. App. 2009) - [Topic - #1, #3, #4, #20] - Added 09/2010

In re R.R., Jr., 294 S.W. 3rd. 213 (Tex. Ct. App. 2009) - [Topic - #1, #3, #4, #20] - Added 09/2010

In re R.R., 294 S.W.3d 213 (Tex. App. 2009) - [Topic - #1, #4, #13] - Added 09/2008

In re R.M.W., 188 S.W.3d 831 (Tex. App. 2006) - [Topic - #1]

Comanche Nation v. Fox, 128 S.W.3d 745 (Tex. App. 2004) - [Topic - #1]


Utah

In re D.A.C., 933 P.2d 993 (Utah Ct. App. 1997) - [Topic - #1, #7, #12, #13, #14, #21]

In re T.D.C., 748 P.2d 201 (Utah Ct. App. 1988) - [Topic - #1]


Vermont

In re T.R., 653 A.2d 777 (Vt. 1994) - [Topic - #1, #4]

In re M.C.P., 571 A.2d 627 (Vt. 1989) - [Topic - #1, #4]


Virginia

Blandino v. Blandino, 52 Va. Cir. 572 (Va. Cir. Ct. 1999) - [Topic - #1]


Washington

In re Beach, 246 P.3d 845 (Wash. Ct. App. 2011) - [Topic - #1, #3, #16] - Added 09/2011

In re C.B., 143 P.3d 846 (Wash. Ct. App. 2006) - [Topic - #1, #4]

In re T.L.G., 108 P.3d 156 (Wash. Ct. App. 2005) - [Topic - #1, #4]

In re A.L.W., 32 P.3d 297 (Wash. Ct. App. 2001) - [Topic - #1]

In re M., 832 P.2d 518 (Wash. Ct. App. 1992) - [Topic - #1, #16]

In re Crews, 825 P.2d 305 (Wash. 1992) - [Topic - #1]

In re Colnar, 757 P.2d 534 (Wash. Ct. App. 1988) - [Topic - #1]

In re Smith, 731 P.2d 1149 (Wash. Ct. App. 1987) - [Topic - #1]

In re S.B.R., 719 P.2d 154 (Wash. Ct. App. 1986) - [Topic - #1, #5, #7, #11, #17]

In re Baby Nancy, 616 P.2d 1263 (Wash. Ct. App. 1980) - [Topic - #1]


West Virginia

No relevant cases have been found.


Wisconsin

In re Genevieve K., 2003 WI App 201, 267 Wis. 2d 280, 670 N.W.2d 559 (unpublished table decision) available at No. 03-1402, 2003 WL 21910691 (Wis. Ct. App. Aug. 12, 2003) - [Topic - #1, #9, #13]

In re Arianna R.G., 2003 WI 11, 259 Wis. 2d 563, 657 N.W.2d 363 - [Topic - #1, #4, #13]

In re Marquis M., 2000 WI App 161, 238 Wis. 2d 93, 617 N.W.2d 676 (unpublished table decision) available at No. 00-0664-6, 2000 WL 705326 (Wis. Ct. App. June 1, 2000) - [Topic - #1]

In re Britniya R.A., 2000 WI App 47, 233 Wis. 2d 275, 610 N.W.2d 230 (unpublished table decision) available at No. 99-2453-56, 2000 WL 91936 (Wis. Ct. App. Jan. 28, 2000) - [Topic - #1, #21]

In re Sengstock, 477 N.W.2d 310 (Wis. Ct. App. 1991) - [Topic - #1, #5]


Wyoming

No relevant cases have been found.


Circuit Courts of Appeals

Yancey v. Thomas, 2011 WL 4362068 (10th Cir. 2011) - [Topic - #1, #13, #18, #20] - Added 09/2010

Boozer v. Wilder, 381 F.3d 931 (9th Cir. 2004) - [Topic - #1, #2, #9]

Navajo Nation v. Norris , 331 F.3d 1041 (9th Cir. 2003) - [Topic - #1, #2, #4, #17]

United States v. Lawrence, 51 F.3d 150 (8th Cir. 1995) - [Topic - #1]

Comanche Indian Tribe of Okla. v. Hovis (Hovis II), 53 F.3d 298 (10th Cir. 1995) - [Topic - #1, #2, #20]

Confederated Tribes of the Colville Reservation v. Superior Court, 945 F.2d 1138 (9th Cir. 1991) - [Topic - #1, #2]

Native Village of Venetie I.R.A. Council v. Alaska (Venetie II), 944 F.2d 548 (9th Cir. 1991) - [Topic - #1, #2, #9]

DeMent v. Oglala Sioux Tribal Court, 874 F.2d 510 (8th Cir. 1989) - [Topic - #1]

In re Larch, 872 F.2d 66 (4th Cir. 1989) - [Topic - #1, #2]

Kiowa Tribe of Okla. v. Lewis, 777 F.2d 587 (10th Cir. 1985) - [Topic - #1, #20]


District Courts

In re C.D.K., 2009 WL 1743765 (D. Utah 2009) - [Topic - #1, #20] - Added 11/2009

Navajo Nation v. Superior Court, 47 F. Supp. 2d 1233 (E.D. Wash. 1999) - [Topic - #1, #2, #3, #4, #5, #16, #17, #20]

Fletcher v. Florida, 858 F. Supp. 169 (M.D. Fla. 1994) - [Topic - #1]


Supreme Court

Miss. Band of Choctaw Indians v. Holyfield, 490 U.S. 30 (1989) - [Topic - #1, #2, #4, #5, #7, #9, #17, #18, #21]

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