Legal guardians in China

Daxue Talks 78: Residing in China as an expat family: Legal guardians

Legal guardians for expats in China

This episode features Camille Zu, partner at one of China’s largest law firms and an expert in personal legal matters for foreigners. Learn about legal guardians for expats in China and what expat families can expect in China when switching guardians.

Jump to questions:

  • 1:05: According to Chinese law, who becomes the guardian of a child if parents are suddenly unable to care for their child?
  • 2:28: Are the Chinese rules you mentioned applicable to foreign families?
  • 3:32: What if the expat family already has a foreign will in place define the guardian? Is it valid in China?
  • 4:37: Any recommendation in choosing the temporary guardians in China?


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