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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 for the personal and property interests of another person, called a ward. Guardians are typically used in three situations: guardianship for an incapacitated senior (due to old age or infirmity), guardianship for a minor, and ...

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

A guardianship is a legal relationship between a minor child and a guardian that gives the guardian certain rights and obligations regarding the child. A guardianship does not sever the legal relationship that exists between a child and his or her biological parents, however. Instead, it co-exists with that legal relationship.

family.findlaw.com/guardianship/guardianship-of-minors.html

However, in some cases a child may need a separate individual to attend to their legal rights, because the minor has inherited assets or no longer has a parent qualified to make legal decisions on his or her behalf. In these cases, a guardian can either be chosen voluntarily by the family or appointed by the court. A guardian ...

family.findlaw.com/guardianship/guardianship-of-incapacitated-or-disabled-persons.html

A guardianship is a crucial legal tool that allows one person or entity to make decisions for another (the ward). Courts are tasked with establishing guardianships, and they typically appoint guardians in instances of incapacity or disability. Suppose, for example, that a person is put into a coma from a car accident. Unless that ...

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The guardian has the right to make all decisions concerning the child, and is legally responsible for the child. When the child's parent or de ... A guardianship will give the third person the rights to make all decisions concerning your children , including whether or not to allow your children to see you. If you give someone else ...

legal-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com/Duties+and+Responsibilities+of+a+Guardian

Definition of Duties and Responsibilities of a Guardian in the Legal Dictionary - by Free online English dictionary and encyclopedia. What is Duties ... The rights and responsibilities associated with the child's daily care belong to the parent, but the guardian makes major decisions affecting long-term planning for the minor.

www.government.nl/topics/family-law/question-and-answer/rights-duties-guardian

Rights and duties of joint guardianship. As joint guardians, you must care for and raise the child yourselves. You are also liable for the child's maintenance ( onderhoudsplichtig). This means that together you must pay for the child's support. Together you are the child's legal representatives and you jointly manage their ...

info.legalzoom.com/rights-legal-guardian-child-trust-beneficiary-27322.html

Rights of a Legal Guardian if the Child Is a Trust Beneficiary. By Beverly Bird. Estate planning becomes more complicated when young children are involved. Minors can't legally take control of their own inheritances, so an adult must manage their money and property for them until they reach the age of majority. Someone ...

definitions.uslegal.com/g/guardianship

Temporary guardianships are generally granted by the courts to achieve a specific purpose for a certain amount of time. Once the purpose is accomplished, the guardianship is terminated. A plenary guardian is a person appointed by the court with the power to exercise all legal rights and duties on behalf of a ward after the ...