Paternal Grandmother Temporary Custody and Child Care

by Carol from Gouldsboro, Pennsylvania

Grandmother has temporary verbal consent of the father and the granddaughter (child is 15 yrs old) to be the custodian.


Needs medical release form for any medical care child might need.


Answer to Florida Court Forms Question

Dear Carol,

The type of form that you are looking for is called a "Limited Non-Durable Power of Attorney for Minor Child(ren) Care".

It allows a designated individual to authorize any or all of the following:

  • to consent for emergency medical treatment;

  • to authorize all necessary medical treatment, including surgery and hospitalization;

  • to provide for the safety of the child;

  • to provide for the education, and welfare of the child;

  • to provide for enrollment in a school or sport activities;

  • to sign documents in connection with the care and medical treatment;

  • to perform any parental acts regarding discipline and supervision, arbitration of disputes,

  • to act as a guardian for custody of the child;
    other powers regarding your child (for example: travel arrangements, picking the child up from school, etc).


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