Child In Need of Care


December 27. 2018 CINC Form Updates

The CINC forms have been updated to reflect the new federal regulations regarding the Indian Child Welfare Act (ICWA) and the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) Guidelines for Implementing the Indian Child Welfare Act.

Download the new and updated forms as a group.
All New and Updated Forms - Word Documents
All New and Updated Forms - PDF Documents

Redlines of All New and Updated Forms (shows how each form was changed)

New and Updated S.C. Rule 174 Forms with Notes - Word Documents
New and Updated S.C. Rule 174 Forms with Notes - PDF Documents

New and Updated S.C. Rule 174 Forms without Notes - Word Documents
New and Updated S.C. Rule 174 Forms without Notes - PDF Documents

Individual forms can be downloaded on each form's individual page.

In response to the regulations and guidelines, two new ICWA forms have been added. If there is reason to know a child may be an Indian child, the court must use new forms 207 - ICWA Ex Parte Order of Protective Custody and 208 - ICWA Journal Entry and Order of Temporary Custody.

Additional resources about the Indian Child Welfare Act can be found on the Bureau of Indian Affairs website.

The following CINC forms have been updated as of December 27, 2018.
*Kansas Supreme Court Rule 174 requires the forms marked with an asterisk be used in all CINC cases in Kansas.
Non-ICWA Forms ICWA Forms