step-parent


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step-parent

(ˈstɛpˌpɛərənt)
n
a stepfather or stepmother
ˈstep-ˌparenting n
Translations

step-parent

[ˈstepˌpɛərənt] N (= father) → padrastro m; (= mother) → madrastra f

step-parent

[ˈstɛpˌpɛərənt] n (stepfather) → patrigno; (stepmother) → matrigna
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It has since grown into a province-wide confidential information service that provides referrals, resources and pre- and post-adoption support relating to domestic, international, private, step-parent and adult adoptions.
Under the law, death penalty shall be imposed if the victim is below 18 years old and the offender is a parent, step-parent or guardian.
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After chapters on the history of adoption and the child welfare system and foster care, discussion encompasses types of adoption, consent, open adoption, transracial adoption, same-sex adoption, the Indian Child Welfare Act of 1978, step-parent and second parent adoption, kinship care and adoption, safe haven laws, snowflake adoption, the wrongful adoption tort, adoption reforms, and the 2007 National Survey of Adoptive Parents.
Since 2005 it is possible for a step-parent to obtain parental responsibility for their step-children either by agreement or by court order.
College, whose study also found that moving from a single-parent family into a step-parent family improves children's behavior in higher-income families but not in lower-income ones.
There are some cliched elements, including an evil step-parent and the requisite mean-girl cheerleader, but Isobel's struggle to come to terms with her father's mental illness and the possibility of her also developing the disease adds some depth.
The Family Guarantee Mortgage product requires no deposit and the guarantee, which is equal to the amount over and above 75% of the loan compared to the value of the property, is secured against a residential property of a parent, step-parent or a grandparent.
Potential issue: The legal barriers a step-parent could encounter when requesting contact or access to a step-child.
RHONA, Shropshire A There are no hard and fast rules on being a good step-parent, any more than there are on being a good parent.
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