Tex. Est. Code Section 1054.056


Subject to Subsection (b), a guardian ad litem appointed under this subchapter or Section 1102.001 (Court-initiated Investigation) or 1202.054 (Informal Request for Order by Ward; Investigation and Report) to represent the interests of an incapacitated person in a guardianship proceeding involving the creation, modification, or termination of a guardianship is not liable for civil damages arising from a recommendation made or an opinion given in the capacity of guardian ad litem.


This section does not apply to a recommendation or opinion that is:


wilfully wrongful;




with conscious indifference to or reckless disregard for the safety of another;


with malice; or


in bad faith; or


grossly negligent.
Added by Acts 2011, 82nd Leg., R.S., Ch. 823 (H.B. 2759), Sec. 1.02, eff. January 1, 2014.

Source: Section 1054.056 — Immunity, https://statutes.­capitol.­texas.­gov/Docs/ES/htm/ES.­1054.­htm#1054.­056 (accessed Jun. 5, 2024).

Jun. 5, 2024

§ 1054.056’s source at texas​.gov