The Arkansas Minor Power of Attorney Form is used when you want to appoint someone on your behalf to take the mentioned responsibilities of your child. The list of acts and responsibilities needs to be mentioned clearly in the power of attorney form. This form can only be used in the State of Arkansas.
How to Fill the Arkansas Minor Power of Attorney Form
Begin this form with the full and legal name (first, middle, last) of the natural parent, the name of the county in which they reside, full name of the child, the name of the agent who the parent wishes to appoint as the agent of the child & the county in which they reside.
After that, the responsibilities and situations in which the agent can represent the parent are stated. These include healthcare related matters, education and welfare related matters, general care related matters, etc. followed by the full name of parent and the agent certifying that they formally give the agent the power to represent them in matters related to their child and that all the decisions taken by the agent shall be considered as equal to that of the parent.
The agent is only entitled to accompany the child as a representative of the parent on matters that are mentioned on this document. It is also important to note that even though the power of attorney of the child is given to the agent, the natural parent does not lose their parental rights over the child.
If the parent wishes the end of this power of attorney on a pre-set date then parent must provide the name of the agent followed by the name of the child and date on which they wish this power to end should be mentioned in the seventh clause of the form.
Lastly, this document must be signed by the parent confirming the aforementioned. It is also required that this document be Notarized by the Notary Public for legal purposes.