Natural Guardian

Natural Guardian

A parent of a minor or incapacitated person. The natural guardian has the right to make financial, legal and medical decisions on behalf of the child. A natural guardian contrasts with an appointed guardian, who is assigned by a court.
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The young lady and her natural guardian differ upon it, also.
My dear cousin," said Judge Pyncheon, with a quietude which he had the power of making more formidable than any violence, "since your brother's return, I have taken the precaution (a highly proper one in the near kinsman and natural guardian of an individual so situated) to have his deportment and habits constantly and carefully overlooked.
Reed must be written to, as she was my natural guardian.
If the people were not tainted with the spirit of their State representatives, they, as the natural guardians of the Constitution, would throw their weight into the national scale and give it a decided preponderancy in the contest.
Although there are many breeds that have natural guardian tendencies and make wonderful family pets, caregivers should decide which trait to nurture.
Further, the father is the natural guardian who can marry off his daughter; even if the girl is an adult, she cannot marry someone on her own.
France, in his grandiose view, was the natural guardian of European values, which, according to him, were coextensive with French values.
On Thursday, Justice Dipankar Dutta of Calcutta High Court said: "As the mother is the natural guardian, the court is handing over the custody of the children to the mother.
CASE FACTS: Bayne Herrera, as mother and natural guardian of her infant Sanaa Isla Morgan, Filed suit against Drs.
Accounts for saving accounts for minors below 18 years of age may be opened provided that they are opened and operated by the minor's natural guardian [father] or by the legal guardian [designated by the court]," he explained.
A notice of claim dated October 11, 2006, notified the City of New York Health and Hospitals Corporation (Jacobi Medical Center) of the claims of his mother and natural guardian, Evelyn Segarra, for negligence, medical malpractice and failure to obtain informed consent in connection with the infant's neonatal care, and alleged that the injuries were sustained as the result of birth trauma.
6 per cent pledged by the Raju family), IL & amp;FS was the natural guardian that could acquire the heavily debt-ridden Maytas Infra.