Indian custodian definition

Indian custodian means any Indian person who has legal custody of an Indian child under tribal law or custom or under State law or to whom temporary physical care, custody, and control has been transferred by the parent of such child;
Indian custodian means any Indian person who has legal custody of an Indian child under tribal
Indian custodian means an Indian person who under tribal law, tribal custom, or state law has legal or tem- porary physical custody of an Indian child, or to whom the parent has transferred temporary care, physical custody, and control of an Indian child.

Examples of Indian custodian in a sentence

  • The court shall also certify that either the parent or Indian custodian fully understood the explanation in English or that it was interpreted into a language that the parent or Indian custodian understood.

  • Whenever the court or the petitioning party in a proceeding knows or has reason to know that an Indian child is involved, the petitioning party shall promptly provide notice to the child's parent or Indian custodian and to the agent designated by the child's Indian tribe to receive such notices.

  • If the identity or location of the parent or Indian custodian and the tribe cannot be determined, notice shall be given to the secretary of the interior in the manner described in 25 C.F.R. 23.11.

  • If the identity or location of the parent or Indian custodian and the tribe cannot be determined, such notice shall be given to the Secretary in like manner, who shall have fifteen days after receipt to provide the requisite notice to the parent or Indian custodian and the tribe.

  • If the social worker does not know the location or identity of the child’s Tribe, parent(s), and Indian custodian, if any, the worker arranges to send notification to BIA by registered mail, return receipt requested, at least 35 calendar days prior to the fact-finding hearing, using Notice to BIA, DSHS 09-545.


More Definitions of Indian custodian

Indian custodian means an Indian person who under tribal law, tribal custom, or state law, has legal or temporary physical custody of an Indian child.
Indian custodian means an Indian person who under tribal
Indian custodian. ’ means any Indian
Indian custodian means an Indian, other than the Indian child’s parent, who has
Indian custodian means an Indian, other than the Indian child’s
Indian custodian means any Indian person who has legal custody of an Indian child under tribal law or custom or under state law or to whom temporary physical care, custody, and control has been transferred by the parent of such child. 25 U.S.C. § 1903(6); Minn. Stat. § 260.755, subd. 10 (2006).
Indian custodian means an Indian person as defined at Section 1903(6) of the ICWA.