legal guardian

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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend: guardian - a person (or institution) to whom legal title to property is entrusted to use for another's benefitlegal guardian - a person (or institution) to whom legal title to property is entrusted to use for another's benefit
law, jurisprudence - the collection of rules imposed by authority; "civilization presupposes respect for the law"; "the great problem for jurisprudence to allow freedom while enforcing order"
fiduciary - a person who holds assets in trust for a beneficiary; "it is illegal for a fiduciary to misappropriate money for personal gain"
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Other recently introduced changes in rules allow women to register a marriage, divorce or a child's birth, and obtain official family documents, in addition to women being allowed legal guardianship of their children, a right previously held only by men.
"I can tell you that I have seen no indication of families having intentionally changed legal guardianship for financial aid purposes," said Terri Hare, financial aid director at Western Illinois University.
However, couples or individuals coming from the UK use an established route of getting legal guardianship of the baby and then travelling back to Britain, where the authorities formalise the adoption process.
A woman who was wanted for the alleged kidnapping of her son from the legal guardianship of the welfare services was found and arrested on Tuesday evening in Limassol.
We became a family and when I was 16 we finalised their legal guardianship of me.
"We sought legal counsel from our former advocate Mr Elvis Abuga who informed us of the current moratorium against foreign adoption and advised us to file for legal guardianship which will allow us to have 100 per cent parental responsibilities over the minor therein," she says.
A top official from the Children Welfare Society last week told the Star they wanted the legal guardianship reviewed.
The proposed Declaration would acknowledge that natural forests are living entities with certain inalienable rights, including rights to life, to integral health, to support native biodiversity, and to independent legal guardianship, amongst others.
I got legal guardianship in December and that was a very happy time for both of us."
If you are in a legal guardianship, bring court papers for the guardianship.
The renewable scholarships are available for eligible Foresters members and their immediate family (i.e., spouse, children, grandchildren or those under the legal guardianship of a Foresters member) who are attending post-secondary school full-time during the 2018-2019 academic year.