Tex. Civ. Prac. & Rem. Code § 16.001

Current with legislation from the 2019 Regular Session effective as of September 1, 2019
Section 16.001 - Effect Of Disability
(a) For the purposes of this subchapter, a person is under a legal disability if the person is:
(1) younger than 18 years of age, regardless of whether the person is married; or
(2) of unsound mind.
(b) If a person entitled to bring a personal action is under a legal disability when the cause of action accrues, the time of the disability is not included in a limitations period.
(c) A person may not tack one legal disability to another to extend a limitations period.
(d) A disability that arises after a limitations period starts does not suspend the running of the period.

Tex. Civ. Prac. and Rem. Code § 16.001

Amended by Acts 1987, 70th Leg., ch. 1049, Sec. 56, eff. Sept. 1, 1987.

Acts 1985, 69th Leg., ch. 959, Sec. 1, eff. Sept. 1, 1985.