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Texas Guardianship Law
LIABILITY OF GUARDIAN OR GUARDIANSHIP PROGRAM

TEXAS ESTATES CODE, TITLE 3, SUBTITLE E, CHAPTER 1164. 

§ 1164.001. LIABILITY OF GUARDIAN.

A person is not liable to a third person solely because the person has been appointed guardian of a ward under this title.

§ 1164.002. IMMUNITY OF GUARDIANSHIP PROGRAM.

A guardianship program is not liable for civil damages arising from an action taken or omission made by a person while providing guardianship services to a ward on behalf of the guardianship program, unless the action or omission was:

(1) wilfully wrongful;

(2) taken or made:

(A) with conscious indifference to or reckless disregard for the safety of the ward or another;

(B) in bad faith; or

(C) with malice; or

(3) grossly negligent.

Contact Information

Mailing Address

Chowins Law Firm, PLLC
1011 Surrey Lane #200
Flower Mound, TX 75022

Telephone

(469) 630-2550

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