VII. Nomination of guardian for a minor.

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A nomination of a guardian or conservator assigns the care and custody of a child to another responsible adult in the event that the child's legal parent dies or becomes physically or psychologically unable to care for the child. Usually, a person who is appointed to be the child's guardian is given physical custody of the child and authority to manage the child's financial matters.

While a nomination is not legally binding, most courts will give great deference to a clear nomination of guardianship in cases where there is no other legally...

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