Power of Attorney and Health Care – General – Missouri
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A parent of a minor, through a power of attorney, may delegate to another individual, for a period not exceeding one year, any of his powers regarding care or custody of the minor child. The powers granted exclude the right to consent to marriage or adoption of the minor.
A revocation of a power of attorney terminates the authority of the attorney-in-fact/agent to make decisions concerning the child/children. The parent granting the power of attorney can withdraw (revoke) the power at any time, even before the expiration date of the power of attorney. It is best that the withdrawal be in writing. The parent withdrawing the power must be sure to fill out a revocation form and deliver it to the person granted the power of attorney. The withdrawal is effective immediately upon delivery.
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