He had been appointed military guardian of our southern province.
Courts generally have the power to appoint a guardian for an individual in need of special protection.
"Unless I can draw on that, the court will have to appoint a guardian."
Ask those present if they've appointed a guardian for their children in the event that, God forbid, both parents should die.
If the patient lacks the capacity to make a decision, a court can appoint a guardian.
It can take control of a person's finances, move to appoint a legal guardian, or place someone in a nursing home.
Unless you have a will or a living trust, the court system must step in and appoint a guardian.
It is particularly important therefore to appoint a guardian.
James appointed new guardians with wider powers on each side of the Border, and troops were moved north.
They also questioned his decision to hold a hearing to consider evidence and to appoint a guardian for the fetus.