Legal Question in Family Law in Louisiana

Temporary Power of Attorney for a Minor

I wish to give temporary power of attorney for my 14 year old daughter to my sister-in-law. My daughter is moving in with her in Colorado for one year. Do I need to go through the courts, or can I have a form notorized?

Asked on 10/10/06, 8:52 pm

1 Answer from Attorneys

Nick Pizzolatto, Jr. Pizzolatto Law Office

Re: Temporary Power of Attorney for a Minor

You should execute a TEMPORARY CUSTODY BY MANDATE which needs to be signed before a notary. That would give temporary custody to your sister-in-law for a maximum of 1 year, but can be revoked at any time by you in case things are not working out at your sister-in-law's home.

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Answered on 10/12/06, 9:02 am

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