What is considered abandonment of a child in Oklahoma?
If one of the parents decides to leave and never return, you can file for abandonment. This means that the parent in question has no ties to the child and has not made any effort to provide for or support the child.
How do I file for emergency custody in Oklahoma?
initiate an emergency custody hearing you must:Have an independent report from the police or DHS documenting the dangerous situation OR.Have a notarized affidavit from someone with personal knowledge of the dangerous situation AND.The situation must be likely to cause harm or irreparable damage to the child.
Does an absent father have rights?
If you have sole parental responsibility, it means that you do not have to consult with the other parent of the child before making major decisions concerning the child. The Court will grant equal and shared parental responsibility unless you can successfully argue it should not be presumed.