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Legal Representative

legal representative n

: one who represents or stands in the place of another under authority recognized by law esp. with respect to the other's property or interests: as
a : personal representative
b : an agent having legal status
;esp
: one acting under a power of attorney


Source: Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of Law ©1996. Merriam-Webster, Incorporated. Published under license with Merriam-Webster, Incorporated.