Maine Minor Child Power of Attorney Form

The Maine minor child power of attorney form is a document that permits a parent (or parents) to safety and proper care in the event they must be absent or become ill. The parent(s) would complete this form, entering the name(s) of their child(ren) and the name of the Attorney In Fact/Agent, who agrees to provide all of the same care, education and entertainment that the parent(s) will allow. The document may remain in effect no longer that 12 months.

Should the parent(s) find they are able to reclaim their children and would like to be certain that they are in compliance with this form, they must revoke the document, by placing the information in writing and delivering it to the Agent. This document must be signed before a Notary Public.

How to Write

Step 1 – The Parties (including the child(ren))

  • Enter the name of the Parent(s)
  • Enter the name of the City of residence
  • AND
  • Enter the name of the appointed Agent
  • Enter the name of the Agent’s City of residence
  • Enter the name(s) of the child(ren)
  • Enter the child(ren’s) dates of birth in mm/dd/yyyy format
  • AND
  • Again, enter the name of the Attorney In Fact/Agent
  • Parent(s) must read the remainder of the document

Step 2 – Effective Date  and Signature(s)

  • Enter the Ending Date of the document up to 12 months
  • Enter the name of the Agent
  • Enter the date of the Parent(s) signature(s) in dd/mm.yyyy format
  • The Parent(s) must enter their signature(s)

Notarization –

  • The Notary will witness the signature of the parent(s). The Notary  will then enter all of the required information to properly acknowledge the validity of the document