GUARDIAN AD LITEM

Person appointed by the court to represent in a lawsuit someone who is unable either by age or by mental or physical disability. The person's status is temporary and is dissolved upon resolution.

GUARDIAN AD LITEM: "Joe was appointed the guardian ad litem for his brother."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "GUARDIAN AD LITEM," in PsychologyDictionary.org, May 11, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/guardian-ad-litem/ (accessed November 30, 2020).
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