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Amtspflegschaft

Substantiv

partial

guardianship

noun

Comparative law notes

In Germany in cases involving illegitimate children, the state will step in and perform the role of official guardian.

Definitions of guardianship

the state of being a guardian (=a person that is legally responsible for another person or property, especially where the other is a child, disabled or unable to look after his or herself)

The Supreme Court in India has ruled that mothers should have the same rights as fathers in the guardianship of a child.