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guardian

1. 
a. Law someone legally appointed to manage the affairs of a person incapable of acting for himself, as a minor or person of unsound mind
b. Social welfare (in England) a local authority, or person accepted by it, named under the Mental Health Act 1983 as having the powers to require a mentally disordered person to live at a specified place, attend for treatment, and be accessible to a doctor or social worker
2. (in England) another word for custos

Guardian

 

an English daily bourgeois newspaper. The Guardian was founded in 1821 in Manchester. (Until 1959 it was called the Manchester Guardian.) Since 1961 it has been published in London and Manchester. The Guardian reflects views similar to those held by the leaders of the Liberal Party. In 1970 its circulation was 290,000 copies.

Guardian

(1) An operating system for Tandem's NonStop computer systems. See Tandem.

(2) An earlier firewall for securing a private network from the Internet from NetGuard, Inc., Fairfax, VA. Guardian ran on Windows NT.
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In addition to investigating the identity of all of the decedent's heirs, the guardian ad litem must also file a report.
Each and every day, dedicated volunteers, attorneys and Guardian ad Litem staff make a profound difference in the lives of children across the state.
The event is sponsored by the Shorecrest Preparatory School Guardian ad Litem Student Service Club with support from the Shorecrest Commmunity Association and the Guardian ad Litem Foundation of Tampa Bay.
May 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Bullseye Strategy, a leading digital marketing agency, announced its partnership with Voices for Children of Broward County, a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization committed to increasing awareness for and supporting the Guardian Ad Litem Program of Broward County and the vulnerable children in our local community.
Custodial parents usually have four alternatives for collecting past-due child support payments: state collection programs operated by an attorney general's office, private collection agencies, private attorneys, or guardian ad litem programs.
Kocher will discuss her role as a Guardian Ad Litem and the role of service dog, Tibet, in advocating for children in the court system.
Judge Czygier had appointed the guardian, known as a guardian ad litem, nine months earlier to protect the children's financial interests in an estate accounting battle between BNY, its co-fiduciaries, and Mr.
Caption: WHEN HE WENT TO THE PITCHER'S MOUND at Tropicana Field to throw the first pitch at the Tampa Rays game, Statewide Guardian ad Litem Director Alan Abramowitz, wearing a shirt that said GAL Program #1, faked a shoulder injury, so he could give the ball to Justin Meade, a youth in foster care.
In 2002, this commission, composed of leadership from the Guardian ad Litem Program, judges, legislators, and dependency experts, issued its report after hearing public testimony from national experts and debating this issue for three years.