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.
More example sentences
- At one time it was believed that the mere publication of information about a ward of court was contempt of court.
- What was sought to be done was to make them wards of court and then obtain orders in their welfare which would contradict the steps the Minister had taken.
- The commission recommends making a person ineligible to serve as a trustee if they are under 18, a ward of court, adjudicated bankrupt, restricted from being a director of a company, or convicted of a crime.
Definition of ward of court in:
- The US English dictionary