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§ 557.16. Venue and jurisdiction

Oklahoma Statutes AnnotatedTitle 10. ChildrenEffective: May 23, 2019

Oklahoma Statutes Annotated
Title 10. Children (Refs & Annos)
Chapter 24A. Gestational Agreement Act
Effective: May 23, 2019
10 Okl.St.Ann. § 557.16
§ 557.16. Venue and jurisdiction
Venue and jurisdiction for all matters arising out of or related to a gestational agreement shall lie only in the district court of the county where the gestational carrier resided at the time the gestational agreement was entered into or in the district courts of Tulsa County or Oklahoma County. Upon the filing of a petition to validate gestational agreement, and regardless of any change in residency of the gestational carrier, the court in which such petition was properly filed shall have continuing and exclusive jurisdiction over all matters arising out of or related to the gestational agreement until the date a child born to the gestational carrier during the period covered by the gestational agreement reaches one hundred eighty (180) days of age.


Laws 2019, c. 433, § 17, emerg. eff. May 23, 2019.
10 Okl. St. Ann. § 557.16, OK ST T. 10 § 557.16
Current with legislation of the Second Regular Session of the 58th Legislature (2022).
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