GLOSSARY

GENERAL ADMINISTATOR

One who is appointed to generally administer the entire estate.

GRANTOR

The person who transfers assets into a trust for the benefit of another. (Also known as a trustor.)

GUARDIAN

A person appointed by the court to protect and manage the personal care or financial affairs, or both, of a minor (ward).

GUARDIAN AD LITEM

Latin for guardian at law. A person appointed by a court to represent the interests of an incapacitated, mentally handicapped, or minor person in a court case.

GUARDIANSHIP

The office, duty, or authority of a guardian. Also, the relation subsisting between guardian and ward.

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