natural parent

The parent who conceived a child

natural parent

Biological parent, see there.
References in classic literature ?
O Prince, Menoeceus' son, to thee, I turn, With the it rests to father them, for we Their natural parents, both of us, are lost.
And Malorie is someone who is not a natural parent, or at least you think so.
637 altered Section 474.060 to include adopted children and permitted adopted children to inherit from either biological parent when the adopting parent was "a spouse of a natural parent." (103) The 1980 statute, therefore, produced the same result for children adopted by stepparents as Section 2-119 of the UPC.
Any Day Now is inevitably hampered by its need to play to the gallery - you know it ultimately exists to make the point that caring people can be more nurturing than an unfit natural parent rather than to entertain.
The United States Constitution and the Montana Constitution protect a natural parent's fundamental right to parent his or her children.
* natural parent means the biological parent who lives with the child (and usually has custody); and
The court therefore declined to resolve whether a natural parent's common law, residual duty of support survives the termination of his parental rights, though recognizing a disagreement within the appellate court as well as some ambiguity in its own prior decisions on that issue.
In Canada, for example, the law allowing same-sex "marriage" includes a provision eliminating the term "natural parent" and replacing it with "legal parent." With that law, the locus of power in defining who a child's parents are shifts dangerously from civil society to the state, with the consequences as yet unknown, Marquardt concludes.
Lord Justice Thorpe, in what was hailed at the time as a landmark ruling for same-sex relationships, said in the eyes of a child the natural parent may not be a biological one.
As we lawyers know, the absence of legal parenthood can be catastrophic in the event of the death of a natural parent. Conversely, the natural parent and the surviving child have none of the significant legal rights of survivors, including Social Security benefits and claims arising from wrongful death of the nonbiological parent.
The child may or may not have continued contact with the natural parent.

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