Defence of interests of children without parental care

All child related disputes will be settled by the child's local guardianship authority. If a parent endangers the health and life of the child, the guardianship authority has a duty and right, pursuant to law, to arrange the child's future life based on the interests of the child.

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The representative of interests of the children without parental care in all child related issues is the guardianship authority, if the child has no guardian (performs a parent's duties).

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To submit an application:

Where to start

Contact the child protection official in the child's local social welfare department.

For contact information, choose institution from the list:

Personal identification

Have an identity document with you.

Result

The interests of the child are protected.

What to do when the result is unsatisfactory:

The district elder settles service provision related disputes. It is possible to contact the city government or the county governor if there is a disagreement with the district elder’s administrative legislation.