Definition of In loco parentis

1. Adverb. In place of the parents. "We had to punish this child in loco parentis"

Definition of In loco parentis

1. Adverb. (legal) Assuming the place or position of a parent ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of In Loco Parentis

in law unit
in law units
in layman's terms
in laymen's terms
in league
in league(p)
in length(p)
in lieu
in lieu of
in light of
in like wise
in line
in litteris
in living memory
in loco
in loco parentis (current term)
in love
in love with
in low spirits
in medias res
in memoriam
in memorium
in moderation
in my opinion
in name
in name only
in no time
in no uncertain terms
in no way
in no way, shape, or form

Literary usage of In loco parentis

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the High Court of Chancery: During by Great Britain Court of Chancery, Edward Thurlow Thurlow, Alexander Wedderburn Rosslyn, Jonathan Cogswell Perkins (1845)
"(a) Where a parent, or other person in loco parentis, bequeaths a legacy to a ... The question sometimes arises, who is deemed to stand in loco parentis to ..."

2. A Selection of Leading Cases in Equity: With Notes by Frederick Thomas White, Owen Davies Tudor, John Innes Clark Hare, Horace Binney Wallace (1877)
"If the acts of a party standing in loco parentis raise in equity a presumption which could not arise from the same acts of another person not standing in ..."

3. Commentaries on American Law by James Kent, Charles M. Barnes (1884)
"... withdraw the infants from the custody of the father or mother, and place the care and custody of them elsewhere, (c) The parent, or one in loco parentis ..."

4. Rights, Remedies, and Practice, at Law, in Equity, and Under the Codes: A by John Davison Lawson (1889)
"Step-children — Persons in Loco Parentis. — A father is not entitled to the earnings of a step-child.1 But where he voluntarily assumes the care and support ..."

5. The Foundations of Legal Liability: A Presentation of the Theory and by Thomas Atkins Street (1906)
"Parents and persons in loco parentis have a general authority under the law to do sundry acts which but for the ' privilege' they enjoy would clearly be ..."

6. A Treatise on Equity Jurisprudence, as Administered in the United States of by John Norton Pomeroy, Carter Pitkin Pomeroy (1899)
"Person in loco parentis. §§ 557-560. Circumstances which do or do not prevent the presumption. § 559. Payment to husband of a female legatee. § 560. ..."

7. A Treatise on the Law and Practice Relating to Infants by Archibald Henry Simpson, Edgar John Elgood (1890)
"In the cases below the testator was held, either from the terms of the gift, or from extrinsic circumstances, to have placed himself in loco parentis (z). ..."

8. A Treatise on the Law of Executors and Administrators by Edward Vaughan Williams, Walter Vere Vaughan Williams (1877)
"... legacies payable at a future period apparent will carry interest, although not given by a parent, or a the lega- person in loco parentis, where there ..."

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