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Our short-term guardianship forms were drafted by a licensed California attorney and designed for parents who need to authorize another adult to have temporary custody over their minor child.

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A California temporary guardianship form (to appoint a short-term guardian) can be used to authorize an informal guardianship that does not require court approval. Our forms are designed to appoint a short-term guardian without having to go through a court procedure. Your signature will need to be witnessed and notarized, which can be easily done at your local bank.

Whether a child is being registered for school, being cared for by a relative while you are away, or staying with someone because of an emergency, it’s always a good idea to have short-term guardianship forms that give another competent adult the permission to care for your minor child.

Important Note About California School Enrollment.

If the short-term guardian is registering and enrolling the child for school, additional legal language will usually be required by the school. Without an attorney-drafted caregiver’s affidavit, health care power of attorney, and a medical information document incorporated with your guardianship form; the school is likely to refuse your paperwork.

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Important provisions our California guardianship form contain:

  • Qualifies as a California caregiver authorization affidavit.
  • Gives the short-term guardian a health care power of attorney and the right to approve or decline medical treatment in case the minor child is confronted with an illness or injury while the parent is away. Also allows the short-term guardian to complete and process all necessary insurance claims and documents.
  • Allows the short-term guardian to make all decisions, sign all documents and grant permission about the child’s education, including school enrollment, school activities, school trips and school conferences.
  • Allows the short-term guardian to make all decisions, sign all documents and grant permission about the child’s education, including school enrollment, school activities, school trips and school conferences.
  • Includes a special travel clause to give permission for the child or children to travel with the short-term guardian. If needed, you have the choice to set restrictions on travel.
  • Complies with Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA).
  • Designates a specific length of time for the guardianship.
  • Includes a separate revocation form for ending the temporary custody of your child.

Medical Information Form

In most situations, you will need to provide a hospital, doctor, dentist or other health professional with comprehensive medical information before any minor can be treated. A medical information form and healthcare power of attorney is included with our guardianship forms. The medical information form allows the parent to detail any medical conditions the child has, list any medications the child is taking, and provide insurance and parents contact information.

We use licensed California attorneys to draft our documents, which contain the necessary language and information so they are less likely to be refused. These easy-to-use forms come in a standard Word format so they can be filled out on almost any computer. You can also fill them out by hand.

We offer a 100% money-back guarantee if these forms are not accepted by any educational, business, or health care facility in California, for any reason.

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California Temporary Guardianship Form, Medical Form, Caregivers Affidavit

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