guardian

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a person who is legally responsible for the person or property of another considered by law to be incompetent to manage his or her affairs

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We had just mounted some mules and asses and started out under the guardianship of the stately, the princely, the magnificent Hadji Muhammad Lamarty (may his tribe increase
Another source of income to Maria were her cows, two of them, which she milked night and morning and which gained a surreptitious livelihood from vacant lots and the grass that grew on either side the public side walks, attended always by one or more of her ragged boys, whose watchful guardianship consisted chiefly in keeping their eyes out for the poundmen.
The plate and the more valuable pictures found a safer home in London, but the bulk of the things went country-ways, and were entrusted to the guardianship of Miss Avery.
The latter might probably have been won for him, had those on whom the guardianship of his welfare had fallen deemed it advisable to expose Clifford to a miserable resuscitation of past ideas, when the condition of whatever comfort he might expect lay in the calm of forgetfulness.
Slayton reported that there were 51,388 active guardianships in Texas at the end of 2016, and that 4,957 new guardianships were filed in 2016.
District Court for the Southern District of New York, seeking to enjoin the State of New York (2) from appointing guardianships (3) pursuant to Article 17-A of the Surrogate's Court Procedure Act, claiming that the statute violated the Fifth and Fourteenth Amendments of the U.
New York, comparing the substantive and procedural aspects of New York's systems for appointing guardianships pursuant to Article 17-A and Article 81.
Yet caseloads are increasing in number and complexity and have convinced him to create a workgroup to study guardianships in the court system with a goal of improving accountability to better protect vulnerable people--children, adults with developmental and mental disabilities, and the elderly.
As Florida grows and ages, we can expect more and more cases dealing with guardianship issues to come into our courts," Labarga said.
The political climate of the past few years has been decidedly against guardianships and, in particular, professional guardians, due to perceived abuses by them.
5 amends or adds at least 19 statutes impacting guardianships, including providing additional protections for wards in guardianship proceedings and additional checks on the powers of guardians.
comprise a majority of the persons under guardianships (16) but, to
Guardianships have typically affected three main groups: (1) older
The clearance rates for guardianships matters between 2012-2013 and 2013-2014 dropped by 8%.
2) Therefore, it is not surprising that dementia is overtaking lifelong intellectual impairments as the leading disability experienced by adults subject to guardianship.