testamentary guardian

testamentary guardian
noun
1. Britain : a person appointed by deed or will by a father to act as guardian of his minor child : a guardian by statute
2. : a person named in a will to serve as guardian : statutory guardian

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  • testamentary guardian — see guardian Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996 …   Law dictionary

  • guardian by statute or testamentary guardian — A guardian by statute or testamentary guardian is a guardian appointed for a child by the deed or last will of the father, and who has the custody both of his person and estate until the attainment of full age. This kind of guardianship is… …   Black's law dictionary

  • guardian by statute or testamentary guardian — A guardian by statute or testamentary guardian is a guardian appointed for a child by the deed or last will of the father, and who has the custody both of his person and estate until the attainment of full age. This kind of guardianship is… …   Black's law dictionary

  • testamentary guardian — A guardian appointed by the deed or the last will of the parent of the ward. 25 Am J1st G & W § 12 …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • guardian — guard·ian / gär dē ən/ n: one who has or is entitled or legally appointed to the care and management of the person or property of another compare committee, conservator, curator, receiver …   Law dictionary

  • testamentary — I adjective by way of a will, bequeathed by will, contained in a will, devised by will, distributed by will, given by testament, hereditary, patrimonial, set forth in a will, transferred by a legacy, transferred by bequest, transferred by devise… …   Law dictionary

  • Testamentary — Tes ta*men ta*ry, a. [L. testamentarius: cf. F. testamentaire.] 1. Of or pertaining to a will, or testament; as, letters testamentary. [1913 Webster] 2. Bequeathed by will; given by testament. [1913 Webster] How many testamentary charities have… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • testamentary — Pertaining to a will or testament; as testamentary causes. Derived from, founded on, or appointed by a testament or will; as a testamentary guardian, letters testamentary, etc. A paper, instrument, document, gift, appointment, etc., is said to be …   Black's law dictionary

  • guardian — A person lawfully invested with the power, and charged with the duty, of taking care of the person and managing the property and rights of another person, who, for defect of age, understanding, or self control, is considered incapable of… …   Black's law dictionary

  • guardian — A person lawfully invested with the power, and charged with the duty, of taking care of the person and managing the property and rights of another person, who, for defect of age, understanding, or self control, is considered incapable of… …   Black's law dictionary

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