statutory guardian

Definition of "statutory guardian"
  1. An individual designated as a guardian based on rules set forth in legislation
How to use "statutory guardian" in a sentence
  1. The court appointed a statutory guardian for the minor following the specifics of the state law.
  2. As a statutory guardian, she was responsible for making decisions on behalf of the incapacitated party.
  3. The statutory guardian has to ensure the best interest of the individual they are acting for.

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