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Descriptor English: Legal Guardians
Descriptor Spanish: Tutores Legales
Descriptor Portuguese: Tutores Legais
Descriptor French: Tuteurs légaux
Entry term(s): Guardian, Legal
Guardians, Legal
Legal Guardian
Tree number(s): M01.380
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D007872
Scope note: A legal concept for individuals who are designated to act on behalf of persons who are considered incapable of acting in their own behalf, e.g., minors and persons found to be not mentally competent.
Annotation: specify state or country if pertinent
Allowable Qualifiers: CL classification
ED education
HI history
LJ legislation & jurisprudence
PX psychology
SN statistics & numerical data
Public MeSH Note: 78
History Note: 78
Related: Third-Party Consent MeSH
DeCS ID: 8050
Unique ID: D007872
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1978/01/01
Date of Entry: 1977/04/22
Revision Date: 1999/11/03
Legal Guardians - Preferred
Concept UI M0012287
Scope note A legal concept for individuals who are designated to act on behalf of persons who are considered incapable of acting in their own behalf, e.g., minors and persons found to be not mentally competent.
Preferred term Legal Guardians
Entry term(s) Guardian, Legal
Guardians, Legal
Legal Guardian



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