legal guardian legal guardian

Definition(s):

  • (n) a person (or institution) to whom legal title to property is entrusted to use for another's benefit

Usage(s):

  1. January 5-6, 2000 The INS recognizes Juan Miguel Gonzales as Elian's legal guardian, which accords him the sole right to speak for the boy and decide where he should live.
  2. But the President did not want to lose sight of the child altogether; he asked Congress to make him its legal guardian.
  3. The INS Friday rejected a second application for asylum on Elian's behalf, on the grounds that only Juan Gonzalez is his legal guardian and has the sole right to speak for the child.

News

  1. Jackson family against Debbie Rowe as Paris Jackson's guardian - report

    Reportedly, the Jackson family will fight "tooth and nail" to keep Debbie Rowe from being named Paris Jackson's legal guardian.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Zap2It

  2. Jackson Fam Against Debbie Rowe Becoming Paris’ Guardian?

    *Michael Jackson’s family is apparently not happy with the possibility of Paris’ biological mom Debbie Rowe becoming her legal guardian in the wake of her suicide attempt – this according to TMZ. The website quotes sources connected with the family who say Paris is having trouble connecting with her grandmother and official co-guardian, Katherine Jackson, [...]
    on June 11, 2013     Source: EURweb

  3. Debbie Rowe Reportedly Won't Fight Katherine Jackson Over Paris Jackson Custody

    Debbie could be the legal guardian of Paris if the teenager wants it, but Debbie is reportedly not going to fight Katherine Jackson over Paris' custody.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: AceShowbiz

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