VI. Authorization for consent to medical treatment of minor.An authorization The right or permission to use a system resource; the process of granting access. See access control. for consent to medical treatment of a minor allows someone other than a child's legal parents to authorize To empower another with the legal right to perform an action.
The Constitution authorizes Congress to regulate interstate commerce.
authorize v. to officially empower someone to act. (See: authority) a doctor or other health care professional to provide medical services to your minor child. Especially in states that do not recognize both parents in a same-sex couple A same-sex couple is a pair of people of the same gender who pursue a romantic or sexual relationship together.
The term "same-sex relationship" may be used when the sexual orientation of participants in a same-sex relationship is not known. as legal parents, this form can be important to ensure that your partner is able to consent to emergency medical treatment for your child if you are not available. Even if both you and your partner are recognized as legal parents, it is advisable ad·vis·a·ble
Worthy of being recommended or suggested; prudent.
ad·visa·bil to execute this document in case you are traveling in a state that refuses to recognize your relationship or parental status.
For lesbian couples who are about to have children, it is very important to complete this document before the birth mother goes into the hospital. While this form may not be legally binding, hospitals will usually honor As a verb, to accept a bill of exchange, or to pay a note, check, or accepted bill, at maturity. To pay or to accept and pay, or, where a credit so engages, to purchase or discount a draft complying with the terms of the draft. the authorization.
A sample authorization for consent to medical treatment of a minor can be found at Appendix D.