Texas Estates Code
Sec. § 1104.353
Notoriously Bad Conduct; Presumption Concerning Best Interest


(a)

A person may not be appointed guardian if the person’s conduct is notoriously bad.

(b)

It is presumed to be not in the best interests of a ward or incapacitated person to appoint as guardian of the ward or incapacitated person a person who has been finally convicted of:

(1)

any sexual offense, including sexual assault, aggravated sexual assault, and prohibited sexual conduct;

(2)

aggravated assault;

(3)

injury to a child, elderly individual, or disabled individual;

(4)

abandoning or endangering a child;

(5)

terroristic threat; or

(6)

continuous violence against the family of the ward or incapacitated person.
Added by Acts 2011, 82nd Leg., R.S., Ch. 823 (H.B. 2759), Sec. 1.02, eff. January 1, 2014.
Amended by:
Acts 2013, 83rd Leg., R.S., Ch. 982 (H.B. 2080), Sec. 14, eff. January 1, 2014.
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