Spring Webinar Series 2019: Ethics of Adoption Law and Avoiding Pitfalls

This was the first live webinar of our 2019 spring webinar series entitled The Long Journey: Legal and Therapeutic Topics in Adoption.

In this one-hour webinar, you will be provided with information about ethical traps and pitfalls in adoption law, so that you can avoid them. Included are topics including: determining who the client is, contact agreements, relinquishment of parental rights, consents, ICWA, ICPC, termination of parental rights, and ensuring that all of the statutory requirements are met.

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Speaker: Tana Fye, J.D.

Tana M. Fye is the principal attorney at Fye Law Office, in Holdrege, Nebraska. She practices predominantly in the areas of juvenile law and criminal defense. She graduated from The University of South Dakota School of Law and then clerked for the ten judges of the Second Judicial Circuit of South Dakota after graduation and before starting her own law practice.

In addition to private practice, Tana spent six years as a Deputy Public Defender in Buffalo County, where she had the opportunity to represent adults and juveniles in felony, misdemeanor, juvenile, and mental health board cases. Tana is trained in reflective practice through The Nebraska Center of Reflective Practice, and uses it in her law practice, in addition to facilitating reflective practice groups for attorneys in Buffalo and Furnas Counties.