New Hampshire Minor Child Power of Attorney
A New Hampshire minor child power of attorney is a document used by parents for giving a trusted friend or family member the ability to take care of their child(ren) in their place. It is a non-permanent form used in situations where the parent(s) will be away for a few months to a year. The agreement establishes the name and address of the caretaker (also known as the agent), when the contract will begin, and the responsibilities and duties the agent will have. Examples of responsibilities that can be given to the agent include organizing appointments, administering medication, and/or taking the child(ren) to and from school.
- Laws: None
- Filing for guardianship? Use form NHJB-2024-F.
Commonly used if the parent(s) will be unavailable due to:
- An active duty military deployment;
- An upcoming prison sentence;
- An extended vacation; or
- Medical treatment.