2016 Oklahoma Statutes
Title 23. Damages
§23-10. Recovery of damages by political subdivisions from parents of children under age of eighteen.

23 OK Stat § 23-10 (2016) What's This?

A. The state or any county, city, town, municipal corporation or school district, or any person, corporation or organization, shall be entitled to recover damages in a court of competent jurisdiction from a parent or parents of any child under the age of eighteen (18) years when the child is living with the parent or parents at the time of the act, and commits any criminal or delinquent act resulting in bodily injury to any person or damage to or larceny of any property, real, personal or mixed, belonging to the state or a county, city, town, municipal corporation, school district, person, corporation or organization. The amount of damages awarded pursuant to this subsection shall not exceed Two Thousand Five Hundred Dollars ($2,500.00).

B. Any victim, or the victim’s representative in the event of the victim’s death, shall be entitled to recover damages in a court of competent jurisdiction from any person convicted of a violation of subsection B of Section 1273 of Title 21 of the Oklahoma Statutes or as otherwise allowed by law.

Added by Laws 1957, p. 19, § 1. Amended by Laws 1971, c. 62, § 1, emerg. eff. April 7, 1971; Laws 1977, c. 212, § 1, eff. Jan. 1, 1978; Laws 1979, c. 238, § 1; Laws 1982, c. 19, § 1, operative Oct. 1, 1982; Laws 2000, c. 382, § 11, eff. July 1, 2000.

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