Institute in Basic Life Principles

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If my parents are divorced, who is my authority figure?

The parent who is legally responsible for you becomes your direct authority. The separated parent may be a part of your chain of counsel. If the parent with whom you are living remarries, he or she automatically delegates part of his or her authority to your step-parent.

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This material is adapted from the Basic Seminar Textbook, pages 37–40.

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