Legal Definition and Related Resources of Parent
Meaning of Parent
The primary meaning of the term is a father or a mother. under the laws of some jurisdictions, the term would include an adoptive parent, even to the exclusion of the natural parent. See Betz v Horr, 276 N. Y. 83, 11 N.E.2d 548. The provisions of Statutes may extend the meaning of the term to include persons who are in loco parentis, one who has publicly acknowledged or treated the child as his own, in a manner to indicate his voluntary assumption of parenthood. See King v Smith, 392 U.S. 309, 20 L.Ed.2d 1118, 88 S.Ct. 2128.
Related Entries of Parent in the Encyclopedia of Law Project
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Parent in Historical Law
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Admonish, Advancement, Brother, Child, Children, Colony, Confidential Relation, Emancipation, Family, Father, Foster Child, Foster Parent, Guardian, Homestead, Imputed Negligence, Necessaries, Parenticide, Portion, Presumption Of Advancement, Pretermitted Heir, Separation Agreement, Sister, Subsidiary, Testamentary Guardian.
Parent in the Dictionary of Law consisting of Judicial Definitions and Explanations of Words, Phrases and Maxims
The lawful father, or the mother, of another person. Compare Parens.
Note: This legal definition of Parent in the Dictionary of Law (English and American Jurisprudence) is from 1893.
Translate Residential Parent from English to Spanish
Translation of Residential Parent , with examples. More about free online translation into Spanish of Progenitor con patria potestad and other legal terms is available here.
- Progenitor con patria potestad
- Legal English Translation
Parent in the American Legislation
Includes any person entitled to take, or who would be entitled to take if the child died without a will, as a parent under this [code] by intestate succession from the child whose relationship is in question and excludes any person who is only a stepparent, foster parent, or grandparent.
Parent in Law Enforcement
Main Entry: Law Enforcement in the Legal Dictionary. This section provides, in the context of Law Enforcement, a partial definition of parent.
Legal English Vocabulary: Parent in Spanish
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