Definitions for "Guardianship"
The office, duty, or care, of a guardian; protection; care; watch.
Federal law defines legal guardianship as a judicially created relationship between child and caregiver intended to be permanent and self-sustaining. The following parental rights with respect to the child are transferred to the caretaker: protection, education, care and control, custody, and decision-making. This form of permanency may be used when adoption is not the preferred option, as determined by a court in conjunction with the agency recommendation and input from the child and caregivers.
If a person has the guardianship of a child, they have the responsibility of a child's daily care as well as decisions relating to the child's long term care.• Child Maintenance/Child Support• Children & Civil Law• Children & Criminal Law• Children & Family Law
Keywords:  shoghi, effendi, 'abdu'l, succeed, bah
The institution 'Abdu'l-Bahá created to succeed him as "Head of the Faith." Shoghi Effendi was the first and only Guardian of the Bahá'í Faith.
Keywords:  conservatorship, see
See "Conservatorship."
Keywords:  handicap, parking
Handicap Parking
a costly, time-consuming process, which can be avoided with proper advance planning
the responsibility of a guardian or keeper; "he left his car in my keeping"
a special relationship between two people, one of whom