Neb. Rev. Stat. § 43-1512

Nebraska Revised Statutes of 1943

Chapter 43. Infants and Juveniles

Article 15. Nebraska Indian Child Welfare Act


§ 43-1512. Improper removal from custody; effect.


When any petitioner in an Indian child custody proceeding before a state court has improperly removed the child from custody of the parent or Indian custodian or has improperly retained custody after a visit or other temporary relinquishment of custody, the court shall decline jurisdiction over such petition and shall forthwith return the child to his or her parent or Indian custodian unless returning the child to his or her parent or custodian would subject the child to a substantial and immediate danger or threat of such danger.


Source: Laws 1985, LB 255, § 12.

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