(Taken from the Adoption Glossary)
Guardian: A person who fulfills some of the custodial and parenting responsibilities of the legal parents of a child, although the court or biological parents of the child may continue to hold some jurisdiction and decision-making authority over the child. Guardians are subject to ongoing... [more
See Also: guardian ad litem, legal guardian
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Decision-Making for the Permanent Placement of Children Ohio
Schedule of Hearings Statute: § 2151.417 Review hearing 1 year after the child was first placed in care and every 12 months thereafter Within 30 days of a finding that efforts to return the child home are no longer required Persons Entitled to Attend Hearings Statute: § 2151.417 Appropriate...
Definitions of Child Abuse and Neglect New Mexico
Statute: § 32A-4-2 Standard Knowingly, Intentionally, or Negligently Exemption Religious exemption Categories of Maltreatment Defined in Statute Physical abuse Neglect Sexual abuse Sexual exploitation Emotional/mental injury Abandonment Categories of Maltreatment Not Defined... Executive Summary of Adoption Laws
Executive Summary of Adoption Laws Persons contemplating adoption have many legal questions. Since adoption is a creature of State law, the answers usually can be found in State statutes, agency regulations, and court opinions. Federal statutory and constitutional law also play a part, in such... Vermont Relinquishment, Consent, Revocation laws
Relinquishment - Consent - Time to Revoke Vermont Who Must Consent: The birth mother. The biological father. The man married to the mother at the time of conception or who has acknowledged paternity. The child's guardian, adoptive or other legally recognized parents. The agency that...
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Can We Hear it for the Parents?
December 29, 2012, 10:43 pm
As much as I appreciate how hard my kids have been working lately, and how well they've been doing, I want to acknowledge how hard it is to parent RAD kids. It seems to take superhuman self-control, patience, understanding and empathy. I think all parents are called on from time to time to... No High School Diploma?
September 21, 2012, 1:04 pm
I've been crying so hard I had to quit wearing make-up for the last few days. My will-be-17-on-Monday son simply refuses to do his schoolwork. We saw the counselor, and I thought she had put us on the right track. She told my son, "I know you don't care about school." To be perfectly honest, he... Hope Is Not My Friend
September 15, 2012, 11:05 am
At my son's soccer game this morning, I looked around at all the non-RAD kids having fun, laughing and looking like they felt very safe and happy with their parents. At the RAD support group last night, a woman who had raised three biological children before she adopted two RAD kids said that...
"Guardian" in the Adoption Forums
"when you come home I will buy you this and that"
June 6, 2013, 6:10 pm
Any advice on how you all deal/cope with relatives and bio parents telling the FC that when they "come home" they will buy them all these gifts and do this and that with them? I do try and ignore it but I wonder how it is confusing the littles. Also, this case is headed to a goal change to adoption...
How quickly things change
April 26, 2013, 8:39 pm
OK, warning - this is going to be a long rant. I am also going to just say that I don't think we are the only ones that feel this way, but I don't know if many people know all parts of "the system" that we have been involved with.
Cowboy - You all know we've had our issues with this kiddo. ...
Judge wants an "in camera" with the kids
May 12, 2013, 3:51 pm
I'm not sure what is going on, but the law guardian has said the judge wants to meet with the children, just the law guardian and the children. GPS are seeking custody and visitation. At this point the judge hasn't even given then unsupervised visits. GPs now have a lawyer, and the case is going...
Difficulty deciding on visitation
May 2, 2013, 2:24 pm
Hi, my name is Danielle I am a 23 year old college student. I am not quite a foster parent yet but I received full guardianship of my ex boyfriends daughter (4 years old) on March 14th. I plan to take the classes and become a foster parent within the next few months, as I would very much like to...
Stories About "Guardian"
Practicing Caution in Adoption
Last year, the story of our traumatic decision to find a guardian family for our daughter was sensationalized by the media, painting us as giving away our child. What really happened was that we... Our 68-Hour Pregnancy
It was a Tuesday afternoon at work like any other afternoon; the sun reached my office in the early afternoon so it was warm and bright and it relaxed me. I was feeling pretty good in general about... The Opposite of Lost is Found
August 10, 1988Dear Journal,It all began with a letter that read, "I realize that this letter may not reach you and that perhaps you have a different last name and address now. I am eager to...
"Guardian" on Adoption.com
Guardian - Adoption Information - Services, Centers, Home ...
What Is A Legal Guardian? By definition, a legal guardian is a person appointed by the court who
Guardian Definition - What Does Guardian Mean? Adoption Glossary
The relationship between the guardian and child ends when it is terminated by the court, or when the child reaches the age of majority. Find more information on Guardian. Browse the entries A B C D E F G H I J K L M. N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z go back.
Guardianship - Birth, Care, Child, Custody, Day, Guardian, Parent
... guardianship and adoption is that guardianship does not sever the biological parents
Legal Guardian Definition - What Does Legal Guardian Mean ...
In the case of a minor child, the guardian is charged with the legal responsibility for the care and management of the child and of the minor child's estate.
Web Results for "Guardian"
Independent daily newspaper published in Nigeria. Site contains articles from the printed version.
Guardian Life - About Guardian
Guardian Life Insurance ... A life insurance company should last forever. We're proud to say we've been there for the people we serve for more than 150 years.
Guardian Industries: Glass, Automotive & Building Products
Visionary. World-renowned architects use Guardian glass to create iconic buildings. Bold. Guardian automotive products enable automakers to create bold, breathtaking designs.