2014 Oklahoma Statutes
Title 10. Children
§10-7700-622. Enforcement of order for genetic testing - Default.

10 OK Stat § 10-7700-622 (2014) What's This?

A. An order for genetic testing is enforceable by contempt.

B. If an individual whose paternity is being determined declines to submit to genetic testing ordered by the court, the court for that reason may adjudicate parentage contrary to the position of that individual.

C. If a defendant fails to answer, or to appear for hearing or genetic testing after being ordered to appear, and all other duly served defendants have been excluded as possible fathers by genetic testing, the court shall enter an order establishing the defendant who failed to answer or appear as the father.

D. Genetic testing of the mother of a child is not a condition precedent to testing the child and a man whose paternity is being determined. If the mother is unavailable or declines to submit to genetic testing, the court may order the testing of the child and every man whose paternity is being adjudicated.

Added by Laws 2006, c. 116, § 47, eff. Nov. 1, 2006.

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