§ 1201 Representation of Infant, Incompetent Person, or Conservatee
§ R1202 Appointment of Guardian Ad Litem
§ 1203 Default Judgment
§ 1204 Compensation of Guardian Ad Litem
§ 1205 Liability for Costs of Infant, Judicially Declared Incompetent, or Conservatee, or Representative
§ 1206 Disposition of Proceeds of Claim of Infant, Judicially Declared Incompetent or Conservatee
§ 1207 Settlement of Action or Claim by Infant, Judicially Declared Incompetent or Conservatee, by Whom Motion Made; Special Proceeding; Notice; Order of Set
§ R1208 Settlement Procedure; Papers; Representation
§ 1209 Arbitration of Controversy Involving Infant, Judicially Declared Incompetent or Conservatee
§ R1210 Guardian of Infant
§ R1211 Allowance for Infant’s Support

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  • Affidavit: A written statement of facts confirmed by the oath of the party making it, before a notary or officer having authority to administer oaths.
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  • Complaint: A written statement by the plaintiff stating the wrongs allegedly committed by the defendant.
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  • Guardian: A person legally empowered and charged with the duty of taking care of and managing the property of another person who because of age, intellect, or health, is incapable of managing his (her) own affairs.
  • Injunction: An order of the court prohibiting (or compelling) the performance of a specific act to prevent irreparable damage or injury.
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  • Liabilities: The aggregate of all debts and other legal obligations of a particular person or legal entity.
  • Personal property: All property that is not real property.
  • Settlement: Parties to a lawsuit resolve their difference without having a trial. Settlements often involve the payment of compensation by one party in satisfaction of the other party's claims.