the position and responsibilities of a guardian, especially toward a ward.
care; responsibility; charge.
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How to use guardianship in a sentence
Although Spears has now publicly stated that the legal guardianship that’s controlled her life for 13 years is “abusive” and that she wants it to end immediately, a petition has not yet been filed to terminate it.Britney Spears' Case Is Back in Court. Here's What Could Happen Next With Her Conservatorship | Megan McCluskey | July 14, 2021 | Time
Yeah, I think Britney’s case is both extremely unique, but also universal in some ways to the guardianship or conservatorship system.The Investigative Reporting Behind America’s Obsession With Britney Spears’ Conservatorship | by Robin Fields | July 13, 2021 | ProPublica
Not long after that, her father gained guardianship over everything from her finances to whether she works and when, and, according to her testimony, even her ability to have another child.Britney Spears, Sinéad O'Connor and the Radical Act of a Haircut | Susanna Schrobsdorff | July 5, 2021 | Time
Senators Elizabeth Warren and Bob Casey want more federal oversight of the country’s guardianship system following Britney Spears’ emotional testimony about her conservatorship, they wrote in a letter on Thursday.Exclusive: Elizabeth Warren, Bob Casey Ask For Data on Conservatorships After Britney Spears Testimony | Abigail Abrams | July 1, 2021 | Time
In 2013, Martinis represented Jenny Hatch, a Virginia woman with Down syndrome who was suing to end her guardianship, and the case became the first trial in which a judge denied permanent guardianship in favor of supported decision making.How Britney Spears' Case Could Change the Future of Conservatorship | Abigail Abrams | June 25, 2021 | Time
“The guardianship system law is a slavery law which is applied on women,” she told me.
Last month, a Los Angeles judge granted temporary guardianship of Winter to her older sister Shanelle Gray.A Modern Family Drama: Behind the Ariel Winter Abuse Allegations | Christine Pelisek, Maria Elena Fernandez | November 9, 2012 | THE DAILY BEAST
Katherine retained guardianship of his children, and they began living at with her at her Encino home.The Family Battle Over Michael Jackson’s Millions and His Three Children | Allison Samuels | July 25, 2012 | THE DAILY BEAST
UPDATE: Katherine Jackson was granted temporary guardianship over her three grandchildren Monday.
He found there would be little difficulty in prevailing on Major Bridgenorth to entrust him with the guardianship of his daughter.Peveril of the Peak | Sir Walter Scott
After it was passed, a deficiency relating to the rights of guardianship was discovered, and a supplement was added.The College, the Market, and the Court | Caroline H. Dall
On the other he filled out and signed the decree granting guardianship to James Parsons, and approved the bond.By The Sea | Heman White Chaplin
It was a somewhat awkward guardianship for him, as a lonely man, to carry out; still, it could be done.The Well-Beloved | Thomas Hardy
Many girls are tyrannized over by their brothers, who are often exacting, claiming the guardianship which belongs only to parents.Beacon Lights of History, Volume VII | John Lord