My daughter is a drug addict living on the streets she has been gone for almost 2 years now he is getting ready to start school I rarely see her how do I go about getting power of attorney
I think you're asking how do I become my daughter's guardian, not how do I become her attorney in fact. A power of attorney document is a grant of power your daughter would give you. She's gone - so that's not happening. If you want to become her guardian, you'll need to show she has an incapacity, etc. Therefore, see an attorney who does guardianship's.
Please realize a guardianship of a minor child allows you to make certain decisions for the child but does not give you a right to custody of the child superior to a legal parent. Depending on what you want to accomplish you may need a nonparent custody petition versus a guardianship petition. You may also have to serve biological father if you file either petition in court. The “easiest” thing to do here would be to find daughter and have her sign a power of attorney.
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