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Guardianship for minor Most countries and states have laws that provide that the parents of a minor child are the legal guardians of that child, and that the parents can designate who shall become the child's legal guardian in the event of death, subject to the approval of the court. Some jurisdictions allow a parent of a child to exercise the authority of a legal guardian without a formal court appointment. In such circumstances the parent acting in that capacity is called the natural guardian of that parent's child.


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Intro   Guardianship for incapacitated senior    Guardianship for minor    Guardianship for developmentally disabled adult    Rules applicable to all guardians   Guardian ad litem  Estates and financial decision making  Settlement guardians ad litem   Situation in other countries    See also    References   External links  

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