Illinois Minor Child Power of Attorney

The Illinois Minor Child Power of Attorney is a legally-binding document that comprises of terms that, put into effect, delegate parental or guardianship responsibilities to a party nominated by a parent/s or guardian/s. The party, referred to as the Agent or Attorney-in-Fact, will be obligated to act in line with the stipulations detailed in the document. For example, it may be stipulated that they can only exercise decision-making powers in certain situations, and that these powers regard one specific issue, but not another.

State Laws & Signing Requirements

State Laws – Illinois Power of Attorney Act

Signing Requirements (ILCS 45/3-3) – If a parent or guardian intends to execute an Illinois Minor Child Power of Attorney, they must organize for at least one (1) witness and a Notary Public to be present at the time they sign the contract.