Temporary Guardianship of a Child: Laws & Examples


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What does it mean to have temporary guardianship of a minor?

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1. Which of the following is a reason why a parent might agree to a temporary guardianship?

2. What qualifies a person to become a temporary guardian?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

See what you know about temporary guardianship with this worksheet/quiz. You'll be assessed on key points like an explanation of temporary guardianship and one reason an emergency guardianship would be given to a person.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Find out how much you know about:

  • Qualification to become a guardian
  • How long a temporary guardianship lasts
  • Why it would be a good idea to go to court for a temporary guardianship

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on temporary guardianship
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding what would qualify a person to become a guardian
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the reason an emergency guardianship would be granted and the reason it would be a good idea to go to court for a temporary guardianship

Additional Learning

More information is available from the lesson named Temporary Guardianship of a Child: Laws & Examples. You'll be covering these key areas of study:

  • Difference between temporary and permanent custody
  • Example of why temporary guardianship occurs
  • Emergency guardianship explanation
  • Guardianship policies across the country