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After a petition for the involuntary termination or modification of parental rights has been filed, the Tribal Court shall set the time and place for hearing and shall cause written notice of the date, time and place of the hearing, and consequences of a modification. Notice shall be given to the child if ten (10) years of age or older, the child’s representative, petitioner, the parents of the child, any guardian of the person of the child, the person having legal or temporary custody of the child, and the child’s extended family, and any representative of record in the action as determined by the Court. If the child’s parent is a minor, notice shall also be given to that parent’s parents or guardian of the person unless the Tribal Court is satisfied, in exercise of its discretion, that such notice is not in the best interest of the parent and that it would serve no useful purpose.

Notice of the hearing and the right to be heard shall also be issued to foster parents if any, pre-adoptive parents or relatives providing care for the child except that this paragraph shall not be construed to require any foster parent or relative providing care to be made a party to the action solely on the basis of such notice. [Res. 22-R-037, 2/24/2022; Res. 09-R-062 Title 1 § (21)(G), 4/30/2009. Formerly 10.10.630.]