2014 Oklahoma Statutes
Title 10. Children
§10-7503-1.1. Eligibility to adopt.

10 OK Stat § 10-7503-1.1 (2014) What's This?

The following persons are eligible to adopt a child:

1. A husband and wife jointly if both spouses are at least twenty-one (21) years of age;

2. Either the husband or wife if the other spouse is a parent or a relative of the child;

3. An unmarried person who is at least twenty-one (21) years of age; or

4. A married person at least twenty-one (21) years of age who is legally separated from the other spouse.

Added by Laws 1957, p. 22, § 3. Amended by Laws 1974, c. 297, § 2, operative July 1, 1974; Laws 1997, c. 366, § 8, eff. Nov. 1, 1997. Renumbered from § 60.3 of this title by Laws 1997, c. 366, § 58, eff. Nov. 1, 1997. Amended by Laws 1998, c. 415, § 7, emerg. eff. June 11, 1998.

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