A legal arrangement that gives an adult the court-ordered authority and responsibility to manage another adult's financial affairs.
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Nolo’s Plain-English Law Dictionary. . 2009.

Legal right given to a person to manage the property and financial affairs of a person deemed incapable of doing that for himself or herself. (See also guardianship.)

Short Dictionary of (mostly American) Legal Terms and Abbreviations.

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