guardian of the person
- An individual officially chosen by a court to make daily and personal decisions, including health, education and living arrangements, for a minor or a mentally incapacitated adult referred to as a ward
- The court appointed her as the guardian of the person for the incapacitated elderly man.
- As the guardian of the person for her younger sibling, she is responsible for all decisions regarding his education and health.
- When their parents passed away, their uncle became the guardian of the person, taking on all parental responsibilities.