parental rights

parental rights
A parent’s rights in regard to his or her children, including the right to custody, discipline, control over a child’s earnings and property, and to be supported by a grown child.

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  • Uniform Parental Rights Enforcement and Protection Act — The Uniform Parental Rights, Enforcement and Protection Act (UPREPA) was developed in September 2000 as a petition to the United States, and to several of the individual states. It is founded upon the equal protection clause of the 14th Amendment …   Wikipedia

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  • parental */*/ — UK [pəˈrent(ə)l] / US adjective involving or provided by parents your parental rights and responsibilities …   English dictionary

  • Parental alienation syndrome — is a term coined by Richard A. Gardner to describe what he referred to as a disturbance in which children are obsessively preoccupied with depreciation and/or criticism of a parent. In other words, denigration that is unjustified and or… …   Wikipedia

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  • Parental Kidnapping Prevention Act — The federal Parental Kidnapping Protection Act (PKPA), is an Act of Congress signed into law in 1980. The purpose of the Act was to establish national standards for the assertion of child custody jurisdiction within the United States. The Act… …   Wikipedia

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