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Article - Family Law


    (a)    In this subtitle the following words have the meanings indicated.

    (b)    “Child” means an individual who is the subject of a guardianship or adoption petition under this subtitle.

    (c)    “Guardianship” means an award, under this subtitle, of any power of a guardian.

    (d)    “Identifying information” means information that reveals the identity or location of an individual.

    (e)    (1)    “Parent” means an individual who, at the time a petition for guardianship or adoption is filed under this subtitle or at any time before a court terminates the individual’s parental rights:

            (i)    meets a criterion in § 5-3A-06(a) of this subtitle; or

            (ii)    is the mother.

        (2)    “Parent” does not include an individual whom a court has adjudicated not to be a father or mother.

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