guardianship


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guardianship

a legal status that places the care and property of an individual in the hands of another person. Implementation of the law varies in different cases and jurisdictions. Some courts have held as legally incompetent mental patients who have jobs and live independently.

guardianship

A legal arrangement by which a person or institution assumes responsibility for an individual. When guardians are appointed, the individuals receiving the care are presumed to be incompetent and unable to care for themselves.
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The draft law proposes to amend the Federal Law "On Guardianship and Trusteeship" in terms of empowering the guardianship and trusteeship bodies to ensure the possibility of preserving the child-parent relationship between a child temporarily under guardianship and a parent who is not deprived of parental rights and who is in prison .
The document introduces a new part according to which, in the interests of the ward, the guardianship and trusteeship authority in the agreement on the exercise of guardianship or trusteeship may indicate certain actions that the guardian or guardian is obliged to perform in order to preserve the child-parent relationship between the parent serving the sentence in places of deprivation of liberty, and a child temporarily under guardianship, through telephone communication and video communication.
This comparison will focus on the constitutional deficiencies of Article 17-A from both the due process and equal protection perspectives, and examine the discriminatory impact of the appointment of a guardianship through the lens of the ADA and [section] 504.
Guardianship stems from the power of the state to act to protect the well-being of its citizens when they cannot care for themselves, also known as the "parens patriae" power.
The workgroup will examine judicial procedures and best practices pertaining to guardianship to ensure that courts are best protecting the person, property, and rights of individuals who have been judged to be incapacitated and persons who may have diminished capacity to function independently.
In the last two legislative sessions, state lawmakers passed laws addressing guardianship concerns.
We are suffering from this guardianship system," said Nassima al-Sadah, an activist in Eastern Province.
635, the clerk's office lacked authority to conduct in-depth reviews of guardianship reports and the ability to obtain certain documentation necessary to fully review guardianship cases.
Statewide Parent Advocacy Network Alternatives to Guardianship factsheet www.
During the Mubarak era, engineers succeeded in obtaining a judicial verdict to end this guardianship but the verdict as not put into effect even after the revolution.
In the 20th century, a medical approach to adult guardianship dominated laws and attitudes.