Houston Texans owner Janice McNair faces guardianship challenge from son
The Texans are back in the playoffs for the first time in several years, but part of the focus for the McNair family is a battle in the courtroom, not the gridiron.
Houston Texans owner Janice McNair is fighting with family in court after one of her sons requested to declare her incapacitated and appoint her a guardian, according to Harris County probate court records.
On November 27, 2023, Robert Cary McNair Jr. applied for guardianship of an adult person and estate, according to court records.
The 87-year-old Janice McNair is opposing the application, as is Cal McNair, one of Janice McNair and the late Bob McNair's sons, who is chairman and CEO of the Houston Texans.
On Tuesday January 9, the McNairs' lawyers were deciding if records related to the probate case should be sealed in a hearing.
According to ABC13's news partners at the Houston Chronicle, in an affidavit submitted to the court in December, Janice McNair said Cary McNair was "seeking to limit or terminate my rights and appoint himself as guardian of my estate."
Cary McNair, the CEO of McNair Interests, is accused of using his role as fiduciary in the family's companies to obtain "confidential financial and personal information."
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