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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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Saudi Arabias guardianship system is based on Islamic religious concepts and imposed on Saudi women regardless of their religion or beliefs.
One of the commentators made sure to embarrass Minaj by writing that the decision to drop the male guardianship law in the Kingdom was under study for about two years, and the whole thing only needed time to be announced, demanding the media to stop glorifying some people.
The university now asks more questions of students who have recently entered into a guardianship, including whether they have contact with their parents, who they live with and who pays for their health insurance and cellphone bill.
Under the new law, veteran-specific guardians will be appointed under the existing provisions of the Oklahoma Guardianship and Conservatorship Act.
"Courts are allowing these abusive guardianships that destroy the lives of our most vulnerable adults," says Sugar, a licensed physician, Certified Florida Probate Court Examiner and founder of Ft.
However, the abuse of the guardianship system by some males has prompted Saudi women to report their frustration with the system that places restrictions on what they can do without the permission of a guardian and to call for changes.
Saudipublic prosecutor Saud al-Mojeb said his office would "spare no efforts in protecting individuals, whether women, children or parents, from unfair treatment by those who abuse guardianship powers," according to English daily SaudiGazette.
'Under whose guardianship the children were in 1993, ' Justice Minallah questioned.
'Has anyone who is under guardianship been sentenced?' Justice Minallah questioned while adding that the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) stated that Nawaz's children were under his guardianship.
Then, Justice Athar asked that under whose guardianship the children were in 1993.
Guardianships and the Elderly: The Perfect Crime outlines the problems with a justice system that regulates elderly people's freedoms, pinpointing the perils and abuses of the guardianship concept, which exists in every state and which has gone relatively unexamined until this book.

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