Definition - What does Incapacitated mean?

The term incapacitated refers to the lack of ability to properly manage business or property affairs. This may be because of a mental deficiency, mental illness, physical disability, or illness. Incapacitated also means the inability to perform a job due to injury or ill health.

Justipedia explains Incapacitated

The reasons behind a person being incapacitated may also include heavy drug usage, chronic intoxication, detention, confinement, minority, disappearance, or other such causes. A person declared incapacitated might also require a guardianship.

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