legal guardian

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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend: guardian - a person (or institution) to whom legal title to property is entrusted to use for another's benefitlegal guardian - a person (or institution) to whom legal title to property is entrusted to use for another's benefit
law, jurisprudence - the collection of rules imposed by authority; "civilization presupposes respect for the law"; "the great problem for jurisprudence to allow freedom while enforcing order"
fiduciary - a person who holds assets in trust for a beneficiary; "it is illegal for a fiduciary to misappropriate money for personal gain"
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Legal guardians are charged by a court to advance the individuals', not the guardians', best interests.
Tens of thousands of Texas adults - including elderly people and people with disabilities - have legal guardians who make decisions about how their money is spent and where they live.
In such circumstances, it is highly recommended that if one of the parents or legal guardians is not present at the time of border crossing, they show proof to the border officers that the non-accompanying adults with legal rights over the minor have consented to the international travel.
Parents and legal guardians can arrange for the chaperon services in advance by contacting the UTair Aviation helpdesk at 8-800-100-08-08 (calls within Russia are free) or +7 (495) 2-280-380 (for calls from Moscow, Moscow Region and international calls).
Discharge of involuntarily admitted patients when their legal guardians are unwilling to accept them back home
On a basic level becoming your nieces' legal guardians means you will be responsible for all their daily needs; providing food, clothing, shelter and other necessities, and on a more complex level it may require you to manage their finances until they are of an age when they are legally deemed old enough to do so themselves.
Authorities will also not be allowed to remove youngsters from their parents or legal guardians unless a judiciary order is issued after substantial evidence of maltreatment is presented.
An increasing number of women have become victims of cheating and fraud from their legal guardians, mostly husbands and brothers.
For those aged under 16, all parents or legal guardians need to sign on behalf of the applicant.
Ray Clyne, 59, and his wife Stella, 44, became the legal guardians of their nephew Arthur when he was abandoned in Nigeria aged three.
For years, some foster parents who wanted to adopt or to become legal guardians have opted not to because it would mean an earlier end to the subsidy that many rely on to help care for the children they take into their homes.
The boy remains in the care of the HSE but is expected to be reunited with his legal guardians in the coming days.