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GUARDIAN Definition & Legal Meaning

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A guardian is 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 some peculiarity of status, or defect of age, understanding, or self-control, is considered incapable of administering his own affairs. Bass v. Cook, 4 Port (Ala.) 392; Sparhawk v. Allen, 21 N. H. 27; Burger v. Frakes, 67 Iowa, 460, 23 N.W. 746.A guardian Is a person appointed to take care of the person or property of another. Civ. Code Cal.


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