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Minnesota Chippewa Tribe - Leech Lake Band - Tribal Code


Title 3. Child and Family Protection
3-18. Six (6) Month Review

LLOjibwe JCT3 CFC § 3-18
3-18. Six (6) Month Review

A. Review Requirement

The status of all children subject to a Child/Family Protection Code order shall be reviewed by the Court at least every six (6) months at a hearing to determine whether court supervision shall continue, except that the first review following a formal tribal on the issues shall be held within ninety (90) days of the formal tribal on the issues.

B. Return to Home

A child shall be returned home at the review hearing unless the Court finds that a reason for removal pursuant to this Code still exists. The Court may, however, due to unresolved problems in the home, continue court intervention and supervision as appropriate.

C. Written Order

If continued court intervention is determined to be necessary, the Court shall set forth the following in a written order:

1. What services have been provided or offered to the parent, guardian, or custodian, to help correct the underlying problems(s).

2. The extent to which the parent, guardian, or custodian has visited or contacted the child, any reason why such visitation and/or contact has been infrequent or has not otherwise occurred.

3. Whether the parent, guardian or custodian is cooperative with the Court and social services.

4. Whether additional services should be offered to the parent, guardian or custodian.

5. Whether the parent, guardian or custodian should be required to participate in any additional programs to help correct the underlying problem(s).

6. When the return of the child can be expected.

Resolution No. 03-62, presented and acted upon on December 23, 2002.

Leech Lake Ojibwe Jud. Code, T. 3, Child & Fam. Protect. Code § 3-18, LLOjibwe JCT3 CFC § 3-18

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