The Florida minor child power of attorney form grants the parents of a minor (under 18 years old) the ability to hand-over the rights in reference to Statute 743.0645. The decision-making ability can be for any health-related issue the child may have, education (the agent will have the right to choose the minor’s school), and everyday decisions for the child. The form may be valid for a maximum of one (1) year and after it must be renewed by the parents and the caregivers.
How to Fill-in
Step 1 – Download the Form.
Step 2 – Enter the following details about the parents, child, and the individuals who will act as the guardian:
- Name of Parents (Father, Mother)
- Guardian (Attorney-in-Fact) – Name and Address
- Names of the Children including Date of Birth
Step 3 – Read the powers carefully that the agent will have n regards to the minor children.
Step 4 – In the signature area, the mother, father, and at least 2 witnesses must sign (or a notary public instead of the witnesses).
After the form has been completed and authorized the agent should keep a record in the chance that an outside authority questions their right to have guardianship.