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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Legal_guardian

A legal guardian is a person who has the legal authority (and the corresponding duty) to care ... Legal guardians may be appointed in guardianship cases for adults (see also conservatorship). For example, parents may start a guardianship  ...

www.legalzoom.com/articles/appointing-a-legal-guardian

As important as it is to think about your child's financial future, appointing a guardian is even more critical when you sit down to create your estate plan. Find out ...

family.findlaw.com/guardianship/how-to-establish-guardianship-of-a-child-faqs.html

Can I appoint a legal guardian for my own children? Yes, and doing so is good planning. In case of the unfortunate event that you become unable to raise your ...

www.masslegalhelp.org/parental-appointment-of-a-guardian

The parental appointment becomes effective when the parent dies or is not able to take care of the child. Parents can appoint a guardian of minor without having ...

ptla.org/guardianship-minor

The Probate Court can appoint a legal guardian for minor children when it is appropriate.

www.forbes.com/sites/lewissaret/2011/04/18/appointing-a-guardian-for-a-minor-child

Apr 18, 2011 ... Appointing a Guardian for a Minor Child The Attorney's Role in Facilitating the Process for the Client Appointing a guardian for a minor child is, ...

www.lawdepot.com/law-library/estate-articles/how-to-appoint-a-guardian-for-your-children

A legal guardian is someone who is assigned to be the caregiver to a minor child ... If guardians are appointed by parents, it is their responsibility to care for their ...

www.caring.com/articles/adult-guardianship

Learn how to obtain guardianship of an adult, and the responsibilities associated with ... Decisions made by the conservator have the legal backing of the court. ... Someone appointed to decide about finances is usually called a "conservator ...

law.freeadvice.com/estate_planning/estate_planning/guardianship-provision.htm

There are many cases of families having a new child and the parents dying before ... Appointing the Guardian for Minor Children in the Guardianship Provision.