Nevada Juvenile Justice
Sec. § 62D.210
Procedure when proceedings involve placement into foster care; appointment of attorney.


1.

If a proceeding conducted pursuant to the provisions of this title involves the placement of an Indian child into foster care, the juvenile court shall:

(a)

Cause the Indian childs tribe to be notified in writing in the manner provided in the Indian Child Welfare Act. If the Indian child is eligible for membership in more than one tribe, each tribe must be notified.

(b)

Transfer the proceedings to the Indian childs tribe in accordance with the Indian Child Welfare Act or, if a tribe declines or is unable to exercise jurisdiction, exercise jurisdiction as provided in the Indian Child Welfare Act.

2.

If the juvenile court determines that the parent of an Indian child for whom foster care is sought is indigent, the juvenile court, as provided in the Indian Child Welfare Act:

(a)

Shall appoint an attorney to represent the parent;

(b)

May appoint an attorney to represent the Indian child; and

(c)

May apply to the Secretary of the Interior for the payment of the fees and expenses of such an attorney.
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