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Descriptor in English: Legal Guardians
Descriptor in Spanish: Tutores Legales
Descriptor in Portuguese: Tutores Legais
Descriptor in French: Tuteurs légaux
Entry term(s): Guardian, Legal
Guardians, Legal
Legal Guardian
Tree number(s): M01.380
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
History Note: 78
See also the descriptors: Third-Party Consent MeSH
DeCS UI: 8050
Descriptor UI: D007872
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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