Who is a legal guardian? The rights of guardianship

A legal guardian is someone who holds the legal authority of a person, property, or interest.

Legal guardianship is one of the options which are available to parents who are planning on the caretaking of their child in their absence.

Learn about difference between legal guardian and biological parent.

Family lawyers are often asked about the guidelines that how family laws define legal guardianship and legal guardianship.

According to family law, there are two types of responsibilities that can be assigned to a legal guardian by the court.


Guardian of An Individual

Where a guardian has the legal obligation to assist with the ward’s personal and physical needs.


Guardian of The Estate

Where a guardian is responsible to maintain the financial assets of their ward until they become capable of maintaining them by themselves.