Michigan Minor Child Power of Attorney Form


The Michigan Minor Child Power of Attorney is a document that has a variety of applications for parents or guardians who need to organize for their child to be under the care of another individual for a limited period of time. Parents or guardians can use the form to state the circumstances in which they will require the individual (called the Attorney in Fact) to administer care to their child. They may note down specific or broad acts that the Attorney in Fact is authorized to perform, of which may be related to their child’s education, after school or weekend activities, or even medical matters.

State Laws & Signing Requirements

State Laws – Estates and Protected Individuals Code

Signing Requirements – There are no state-mandated signing requirements for a Michigan Minor Child Power of Attorney. As signing requirements are imposed to protect the interests of all parties involved, it is recommended that any Principal to Minor Child POA follow the requirements for a Michigan Durable POA. That is, as § 700-5501 states, the Principal should sign the POA in the presence of two (2) witnesses and/or have their signature acknowledged before a Notary Public.