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Schleswig-Holstein

Conservatorship

Source: Zuständigkeitsfinder Schleswig-Holstein (Linie6PLus)

Service Description

Conservatorship is a form of legal representation without restricting parental authority.

At the written request of one of the parents, the Youth Welfare Office will assist the child in performing the following tasks:

  • determination of paternity (acknowledgement of paternity, judicial determination of paternity) and
  • out-of-court or judicial enforcement of child maintenance.

In particular, the following are eligible to apply:

  • the parent who has sole parental authority,
  • in the case of parents with joint parental authority, the parent with whom the child lives;
  • the expectant mother.

Who should I contact?

To the youth welfare office of your district or your independent city.

What are the fees?

None

What deadlines do I have to pay attention to?

Upon receipt of the application, the Youth Welfare Office immediately assists the child.
The conservatorship ends as soon as the applicant requests this in writing.

Legal basis
  • §§ 1712 to 1717 of the German Civil Code (BGB),
  • §§ 55, 56, 87c Sozialgesetzbuch (SGB) - Achtes Buch (VIII) - Kinder- und Jugendhilfe.
What else should I know?

Further information on child and youth welfare and conservatorship can be found on the websites of the state government of Schleswig-Holstein and the Federal Ministry for Family Affairs, Senior Citizens, Women and Youth (BMFSFJ)

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Who should I contact?

To the youth welfare office of your district or your independent city.

What are the fees?

None

What deadlines do I have to pay attention to?

Upon receipt of the application, the Youth Welfare Office immediately assists the child.
The conservatorship ends as soon as the applicant requests this in writing.

Legal basis

  • §§ 1712 to 1717 of the German Civil Code (BGB),
  • §§ 55, 56, 87c Sozialgesetzbuch (SGB) - Achtes Buch (VIII) - Kinder- und Jugendhilfe.

What else should I know?

Further information on child and youth welfare and conservatorship can be found on the websites of the state government of Schleswig-Holstein and the Federal Ministry for Family Affairs, Senior Citizens, Women and Youth (BMFSFJ)

Author

The text was automatically translated based on the German content.

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