Inability to act on ones own behalf.
Lack of capacity; lack of physical or intellectual power; inability.
Lack of legal ability or competency to do, give, transmit, or receive something; inability; disqualification; as, the inacapacity of minors to make binding contracts, etc.
A person whose ability to receive and evaluate information or to communicate decisions is impaired to the extent that the person lacks the ability to provide or arrange for the essential requirements for the person's physical health or safety without court-ordered assistance. Some causes could be developmental disabilities, mental retardation, mental illness, age-related dementias, brain damage, substance abuse, or AIDS.
The inability to properly care for one's property and/or person, or to make or communicate rational decisions concerning one's affairs.
Refers to a person's inability to manage his or her own personal care, property or finances due to a lack of physical or mental abilities.
Lack of legal ability to act; disability, incompetence; lack of adequate power.
The lack of legal qualifications making a person incapable of performing some act. Mental deficients, minors, etc. lack capacity to perform certain acts.
Incapacity means physical or mental deterioration which is sufficiently serious to prevent a person from following their normal employment, or which seriously impairs their earning capacity. It does not mean simply a decline in energy or ability.
A person's inability, whether due to age or infirmity, to carry out his/her own wishes.
lack of physical or natural qualifications
a physical or mental defect, illness, or impairment
The lack of ability to act on your own behalf.
A lack of physical or mental abilities that result in a person's inability to manage his or her own personal care, property or finances. A lack of ability to understand one's actions when making a Will or other legal document. The inability of an injured worker to perform his or her job either at all or to their previous capacity which may be relevant to a claim for damages or disability benefits.
Incapacity means that a patient does not have the ability to understand and retain information about their medical condition and their need for treatment.
Refers to a person's mental status and means inability to understand information presented, to appreciate the consequences of acting (or not acting) on that information, and to make a choice. Often used as a synonym for incompetence. See also Incompetence.
A legal term used in Florida recognizing a person's inability to function within certain areas of life (see removable rights)
Inability to continue working due to ill health or disability. Its precise meaning in practice is determined by the rules of each separate scheme.
Inability to continue working due to ill health or disability. The precise meaning depends on the terms of the individual pension scheme. Specific restrictions are contained in Practice Notes (IR12), the preservation legislation and (in relation to personal pensions) ICTA88.
Defining a state where a person does not have physical or mental capabilities.
May be determined due to mental or physical condition. Can be temporary or permanent. A person can be incapacitated without being incompetent.
An illness or disability which in the Trustees' opinion prevents you from following any employment and is considered permanent because you are unlikely to recover to any substantial degree.
The lack of a legal ability to act. Similar words include disability and incompetence
(or "Incompetency")- A person's inability to act on his or her own behalf, e.g. the "sound mind" requirement for drafting a valid Will. A court makes a finding of incapacity, normally with the aid or input of a physician.
(1) A lack of physical or mental abilities that results in a person's inability to manage his or her own personal care, property or finances. (2) A lack of ability to understand one's actions when making a will or other legal document. (3) The inability of an injured worker to perform his or her job. This may qualify the worker for disability benefits or workers' compensation.