Guardian Ad Litem Definition and Legal Meaning

On this page, you'll find the legal definition and meaning of Guardian Ad Litem, written in plain English, along with examples of how it is used.

What is Guardian Ad Litem?

(n). Guardian Ad Litem is the person appointed by the court entrusted with the powers to initiate legal proceeding on behalf of a minor or an incompetent adult to safe guard their interest and represent them in law suits and legal formalities.