Q: Can I register a chid in school with parental Power of attorney ?
A: By law, you SHOULD be able to. But, I could envision a school or school district being worried about it and asking for more information. Some are more careful or restrictive than others. I would expect so especially if it was only signed by one parent. The school or district may then wonder if there was a divorce, and how "Legal Decision Making" was ordered.
We could help draft something stronger if both parents were willing to sign.
One of our attorneys can explain the issues and procedures better in person. As you can imagine, there is too much to cover via email. We offer free ½ hour consultations, in which we can discuss your matter in detail.
Please call or email my assistant Maddy to schedule your free ½ hour consultation.
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