legal guardian


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Noun1.legal 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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Similar violations were found by the court for regulations that banned visits from a former prisoner, probationer or a parolee (other than a prisoner's immediate family), required children to be accompanied by an immediate family member or legal guardian, and a permanent ban on all visitation (other than attorney or clergy) for prisoners with two or more major misconduct charges for substance abuse.
Two men were domestic partners; the others were a foster parent and a legal guardian.
Her brother, a Republican and a religious Episcopalian, asked her to be the "financial" guardian of his three daughters in the event of his and his wife's deaths but preferred a married sister as the legal guardian. "You're smart about money," he explained.
"Grandpa Louie died when I was 5, my Uncle Jeff when I was 6, and my mom when I was 7--all from AIDS," says Jamie, now 16 and living in Wichita, Kansas, with her legal guardian, Sandy Hyson, an AIDS educator.
A case in point involved a woman for whom one daughter, serving as legal guardian, had agreed to withdrawal of a feeding tube, but found herself unable to stand up to another daughter who demanded that the tube remain.
Martin waits like a man on death row because his wife, who is his legal guardian, has petitioned Michigan courts to give her the power to end his life by disconnecting the tube through which he receives nourishment.
The appointment of a legal guardian is a major imposition on a person's autonomy.
The rule also provides that substitution of child's guardian in terms of parental authority must only be applied in case of death, absence or unsuitability of both parents and a legal guardian of the child.
Fifty-eight unaccompanied minors, whose legal guardian is the director of the social welfare services, have been placed in foster families this year, Hope For Children CRC Policy Centre said on Wednesday.
Under 18s will only be permitted if accompanied by a parent or legal guardian.
This means the revenue held between the January and July court decisions will remain under the jurisdiction of the legal guardian until the case is finally settled.