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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 .... to advocate for the best interest of abused and neglected children . The program defines a child's best interest as a safe, permanent home.

family.findlaw.com/guardianship/faq-on-guardianship-of-minor-children.html

These are some common questions pertaining to the guardianship of a minor Who or what is a guardian? A guardian is someone who takes care of a child's ...

legal-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com/guardian

Guardian. A person lawfully invested with the power, and charged with the obligation, of taking care of and managing the property and rights of a person who, ...

definitions.uslegal.com/g/guardianship

A guardianship is a legal relationship created when a person or institution named in a will or assigned by the court to take care of minor children or incompetent ...

www.legalmatch.com/law-library/article/what-is-a-legal-guardian.html

Apr 8, 2016 ... In a family law context, a legal guardian is a person who has been selected to act as the primary caretaker of a child or minor.

www.legalmatch.com/law-library/article/legal-guardianship-and-child-custody.html

Jun 6, 2017 ... What Is a Legal Guardianship? A legal guardianship is a relationship established by the court where one person acts for the benefit and ...

info.legalzoom.com/legal-guardianship-grandchildren-mean-20806.html

Legal guardianship is a formal status under which grandparents assume a limited set of rights and responsibilities for their grandchildren. In some instances  ...

www.nolo.com/legal-encyclopedia/how-guardianships-work-faq.html

What is the difference between a guardianship and an adoption? When does a guardianship end? What is a guardian ad litem? If a child other than my own ...

www.mckinleyirvin.com/Family-Law-Blog/2014/July/What-is-the-Difference-Between-Custody-and-Guard.aspx

Jul 18, 2014 ... What is the Difference Between Custody and Guardianship? ... given the authority to be a child's guardian; The duration of the legal relationship ...