2014 Oklahoma Statutes
Title 10. Children
§10-7503-2.2. When consent may be given.

10 OK Stat § 10-7503-2.2 (2014) What's This?

A. The mother of a minor shall not execute a valid consent to the adoption of the minor or a permanent relinquishment of the minor prior to the birth of the minor.

B. The father of a minor born in wedlock shall not execute a valid consent to the adoption of the minor or a permanent relinquishment of the minor prior to the birth of the minor.

C. A putative father of a minor may execute a consent to the adoption of the minor, a permanent relinquishment of the minor, or an extrajudicial consent to the adoption of the minor before or after the birth of the minor.

D. A guardian, guardian ad litem or legal custodian of a child may execute a consent to the adoption of a minor or a permanent relinquishment at any time after being authorized by a court to do so.

E. A child-placing agency that places a child for adoption may execute its consent at any time at or before the hearing on the petition for adoption.

F. A minor twelve (12) years of age or older whose consent is required pursuant to Section 7503-2.1 of this title may execute a consent to adoption at any time at or before the hearing on the petition for adoption.

Added by Laws 1997, c. 366, § 10, eff. Nov. 1, 1997. Amended by Laws 1998, c. 415, § 9, emerg. eff. June 11, 1998.

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