Massachusetts Minor Child Power of Attorney Form

The Massachusetts minor child power of attorney form is a legal document that allows parents to provide written permission for a guardian to temporarily care for their child(ren) in their absence or in the event of illness. The document allows care, temporary custody, property, support, education, medical treatment, discipline, and entertainment, or the over all care and decision making capabilities for the child(ren). It should be taken into consideration that the guardian(s) should act on behalf of the parent(s) as if they were present to make their own decisions with regard to their children.

This document must be signed before a notary public. The document may be revoked at any time by the parent(s) by written notice, delivered to the guardian(s)

How to Write

Step 1 – Parties – Enter:

  • The name(s) of the Parent(s)
  • Parent(s) Complete Address
  • AND
  • The name(s) of the Agent(s)/Guardian(s)
  • Check the box that applies
  • Name(s) of the Child(ren) – Add a sheet if more room is required
  • Enter the Child(ren’s) Dates of Birth

Step 2 – Signatures – to be signed before a notary

  • After reading the remainder of the document
  • Date the signature in dd/mm/yyyy format
  • AND
  • Enter the Parent(s) Signature(s)

Step 3 – Notarization –

Once the document has been completed and signed, the notary will complete all of the Notary Public’s required information to acknowledge the document