Liability of Guardians - Texas Guardianship Law
Texas Guardianship Law
LIABILITY OF GUARDIAN OR GUARDIANSHIP PROGRAM
TEXAS ESTATES CODE, TITLE 3, SUBTITLE E, CHAPTER 1164.
Sec. 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.
Sec. 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.