Incapacity in Texas

Fatal Accident in Dallas County Reminds us of the Need for Estate Planning

On Labor Day this year, a 17-year-old was involved in a fatal car accident in Dallas County, after speeding through an intersection at 87 miles per hour.  She has been charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon following the death of the couple whose vehicle she struck.  The couple’s teenaged daughter survived the wreck. … Continue Reading

Free Report: Preparing for Incapacity in Texas: The Specific Incapacity Planning Tools

It’s important to note that while we are talking about capacity and incapacity, you might sometimes come across the term “incompetent.” Though the terms “incompetent” or “incompetency” are still sometimes used, they have largely been replaced with “capacity” and “incapacity.” Nevertheless, the two terms are synonyms and can be used to mean the same thing…. Continue Reading