Incompetency Definition and Legal Meaning

On this page, you'll find the legal definition and meaning of Incompetency, written in plain English, along with examples of how it is used.

What is Incompetency?

It refers to the absence of physical , mental and legal ability to be able to compete and fullfill the professional duties. Physically one can be incompetent by being handicap or blind and its kind, Mental incompetency is inability to comprehand, the nature of contract or legal proceedings, or someone who is mentally ill or retarded. Legal incompetence is not meeting the legal requirement to enter into the contract or fulfilling the contract.