Difference between Custody and Guardianship?


While child custody and guardianship both confer certain rights upon a child's caretaker, these are two separate legal statuses. Specific laws governing the powers of custody and guardianship vary from state to state.

Generally, however, it can be said that custody implies guardianship, while guardianship does not imply custody. Unless custody is removed in extraordinary circumstances, all parents, natural or adopted, have custody of their children. Sometimes, however, a parent has a need to confer guardianship of a child upon another party. A non-custodial guardian will have the right to some decisions about a child, with the specifics dependent upon the laws of the governing state. If the custodial parent wishes, the right of guardianship granted to the other party can be terminated at any point.
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