ward of court
noun see ward I

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • ward of court — ward 7c(1) * * * ward of court noun A minor or other person not of full legal capacity who has been placed under the protection of a court • • • Main Entry: ↑ward …   Useful english dictionary

  • ward of court — An infant under the special protection of the court to which he is entitled. 27 Am J1st Inf §§ 101 et seq. After submitting themselves to the jurisdiction of the court, the parents cannot by their agreement deprive it of power to control the… …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • ward of court — a child or young person for whom a guardian has been appointed by the Court of Chancery or who has become directly subject to the authority of that court. → ward …   English new terms dictionary

  • ward of the court — n. A person who is under the care of the court, or for whom the court has appointed a guardian. The Essential Law Dictionary. Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. Amy Hackney Blackwell. 2008 …   Law dictionary

  • ward of the court — a person, usually a minor or of unsound mind, for whom a guardian has been appointed by a court or who has become directly subject to the authority of that court …   Useful english dictionary

  • ward of chancery — Air infant under the special protection of a court of equity. 27 Am J1st Inf § 101 …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • Contempt of court — is a court order which, in the context of a court trial or hearing, declares a person or organization to have disobeyed or been disrespectful of the court s authority. Often referred to simply as contempt, such as a person held in contempt, it is …   Wikipedia

  • Office of the Accountant of Court — Scots law This article is part of the series: Law of Scotland Administration …   Wikipedia

  • American Inns of Court Foundation — Beginning in the late 1970s, Chief Justice of the United States Warren Burger led a movement to create Inns of Court in the United States. Although they are loosely modeled after the traditional English Inns, American Inns of Court do not include …   Wikipedia

  • court — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun 1 law ADJECTIVE ▪ civil, criminal ▪ She should seek damages through the civil courts. ▪ The case will be tried before a criminal court. ▪ The burden of proof is lower in a civil court than a …   Collocations dictionary

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