GUARDIAN

the name applied to a person appointed by the court to manage and make decisions on behalf of another person who is not in a position to do so for themselves.

GUARDIAN: "Joe was appointed guardian over his parents."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "GUARDIAN," in PsychologyDictionary.org, May 11, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/guardian/ (accessed August 8, 2020).
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