Parental Rights in Oklahoma
Oklahoma Legislative Preview: Action Needed
Dear Parental Rights Oklahoma Supporter, It’s hard to believe that Oklahoma’s Legislative session 2017 will begin in a little over two weeks, but it is upon us and there are several pieces of legislation being introduced that are particularly concerning to us at Parentalrights.org. Concerning Bills The first bill I want to bring to your…
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Oklahoma State Law
Protected by Statute
Thanks in part to your support, Oklahoma's Parents' Bill of Rights was signed into law on May 9, 2014.
25 Okl. St. § 2001 and 2002, which establish fundamental parental rights and include details covering several areas of law, were adopted in 2014. House Bill 1384 passed the House (89-3) on Feb. 20, 2014, and the Senate (43-0) on April 14. Amended by the Senate, it returned to the House for a final vote (88-3) on May 6.
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Affirmed, and Protected Under Statute
The Oklahoma Supreme Court in Neal v. Nesvold, 14 P.3d 547, 549 (Okla. 2000) held that proof of harm is required before courts can override the right of parents to make visitation decisions for their children.