Minor (Child) Power of Attorney Form Virginia – PDF

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Use this Form to: provide a trusted individual with the right to care for your child
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The Virginia minor child power of attorney form is a document that grants temporary guardianship rights to a Virginia resident. A parent or legal guardian may fill out the power of attorney form if they anticipate a situation wherein they will be unable to provide the attention necessary to care for their child. The reason for assigning a temporary guardian could be due to incarceration, mental health, physical illness, or military deployment. There are no statutes which dictate the length of validity for a temporary minor child power of attorney in Virginia.

Laws §§ 64.2-1700 through 64.2-1706

Signing Requirements – There are no statutory signing requirements. That said, it is generally recommended that a power of attorney document be signed before a notary public and witnessed.