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Category: Wills, Trusts & Estates → Wills

Nolo’s Plain-English Law Dictionary. . 2009.

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  • guardian of the estate — Someone appointed by a court to care for the property and finances of a minor child or an incapacitated adult. A guardian of the estate may also be called a property guardian, financial guardian, or conservator of the estate. Compare: guardian of …   Law dictionary

  • guardian — guard·ian / gär dē ən/ n: one who has or is entitled or legally appointed to the care and management of the person or property of another compare committee, conservator, curator, receiver …   Law dictionary

  • Guardian Media Group — plc Тип Публичная компания Год основания 1907 (как Manchester Guardian, с 1993 существует как Guardian Media Group plc Расположение Манчестер, Англия …   Википедия

  • guardian and ward — The legal relationship that exists between a person (the guardian) appointed by a court to take care of and manage the property of a person (the ward) who does not possess the legal capacity to do so, by reason of age, comprehension, or self… …   Law dictionary

  • Guardian — Guard i*an, n. [OF. guardain, gardien, F. gardien, LL. guardianus. See {Guard}, v. t., and cf. {Wasden}.] 1. One who guards, preserves, or secures; one to whom any person or thing is committed for protection, security, or preservation from… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Guardian ad litem — Guardian Guard i*an, n. [OF. guardain, gardien, F. gardien, LL. guardianus. See {Guard}, v. t., and cf. {Wasden}.] 1. One who guards, preserves, or secures; one to whom any person or thing is committed for protection, security, or preservation… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • guardian — [gärd′ē ən] n. [ME gardein < OFr gardien, altered (modeled on nouns ending in ien < L ianus) < gardenc < Frank * warding < Gmc * wardon (see GUARD) + ing, akin to ING] 1. a person who guards, protects, or takes care of another… …   English World dictionary

  • property law — Introduction       principles, policies, and rules by which disputes over property are to be resolved and by which property transactions may be structured. What distinguishes property law from other kinds of law is that property law deals with… …   Universalium

  • guardian — A person lawfully invested with the power, and charged with the duty, of taking care of the person and managing the property and rights of another person, who, for defect of age, understanding, or self control, is considered incapable of… …   Black's law dictionary

  • guardian — A person lawfully invested with the power, and charged with the duty, of taking care of the person and managing the property and rights of another person, who, for defect of age, understanding, or self control, is considered incapable of… …   Black's law dictionary

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