Legal terms beginning with I

On this page, you will find a list of legal words, terms and phrases that begin with the letter “I.” Each term has a short definition, and some of them have a link for a more detailed description. Just scroll down the page to find the word or term that you are looking for.

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Incompetent – An incompetent person is someone who, as a result of some infirmity, is unable to manage their own day to day affairs. When a court adjudicates someone as incompetent, it will appoint a guardian to manage the incompetent’s affairs. Incompetence is not always permanent, and if appropriate, the court can also adjudicate someone to be competent again.