Simple Power of Attorney for Custody of Children

How To Use

This is a simple but powerful Power of Attorney for care of your children that has a specific time period.

An important feature of this form is the automatic termination date at the end of the period. You can adapt this Power of Attorney to relate to many matters where you want someone to serve as your proxy.

  • Make sure to limit the time period in the document itself for your own protection. Remember, you can always renew the Power of Attorney, should you want to do so.
  • A notary is suggested to be sure the Power of Attorney is honored in a crisis. Authorities love the legal niceties; this gives it to them so your agent with the Power of Attorney can act promptly and effectively.