2018 Oklahoma Statutes
Title 30. Guardian and Ward
§30-2-102. Nominations of guardian.

Universal Citation: 30 OK Stat § 30-2-102 (2018)

A. A guardian of the person or estate, or of both, of a child born, or likely to be born, may be nominated by will or by other written instrument, to take effect upon the death of the parent so nominating:

1. If the child is born in wedlock, by either parent or by both parents.

2. If the child is born out of wedlock, by the mother of the child or by the natural father of the child, if said natural father has acknowledged paternity pursuant to Section 55 of Title 10 of the Oklahoma Statutes or has been judicially determined to be the father of the child at a paternity proceeding pursuant to Section 70 of Title 10 of the Oklahoma Statutes, or by both such mother and father.

B. A nomination made by a parent who has relinquished parental rights pursuant to an adoption proceeding or whose parental rights have been terminated by a district court shall have no effect.

R.L. 1910, § 3326. Amended by Laws 1988, c. 329, § 26, eff. Dec. 1, 1988. Renumbered from § 6 of this title by Laws 1988, c. 329, § 134, eff. Dec. 1, 1988. Amended by Laws 1991, c. 71, § 6, emerg. eff. April 15, 1991.

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