Legal definition of incapacitated
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\ ɪn.kəˈpæs.ɪ.teɪt \ “Incapacitated” means a judicial determination that a person lacks the capacity to manage at least some of the person’s property or to meet at least some of the person’s essential health and safety requirements. A minor shall be treated as being incapacitated. (PART II, Sec. 731.110)
Source: FLorida Probate Code. website
"Incapacitated" or "Incapacitated person" means:
(1) a minor;
(2) an adult individual who, because of a physical or mental condition, is substantially unable to provide food, clothing, or shelter for himself or herself, to care for the individual ’s own physical health, or to manage the individual ’s own financial affairs; or
(3) a person who must have a guardian appointed to receive funds due the person from any governmental source. (CHAPTER I, Sec. 3.)
Source: Texas Probate Code. website
"Incapacitated person" means any person who is impaired by reason of mental illness, mental deficiency, mental disorder, physical illness or disability, chronic use of drugs, chronic intoxication or other cause, except minority, to the extent that he lacks sufficient understanding or capacity to make or communicate responsible decisions concerning his person. (Chapter 1, A. 2, S.14-120)
Source: The Arizona Revised Statutes. website
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