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§ 111.2. Civil action for child stealing

Oklahoma Statutes AnnotatedTitle 43. Marriage and Family

Oklahoma Statutes Annotated
Title 43. Marriage and Family (Refs & Annos)
Divorce and Alimony
43 Okl.St.Ann. § 111.2
§ 111.2. Civil action for child stealing
Any person who is not a party to a child custody proceeding, and who intentionally removes, causes the removal of, assists in the removal of, or detains any child under eighteen (18) years of age with intent to deny another person's right to custody of the child or visitation under an existing court order shall be liable in an action at law. Remedies available pursuant to this section are in addition to any other remedies available by law or equity and may include, but shall not be limited to, the following:
1. Damages for loss of service, society, and companionship;
2. Compensatory damages for reasonable expenses incurred in searching for the missing child or attending court hearings; and
3. The prevailing party in such action shall be awarded reasonable attorney fees.

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Laws 1995, c. 219, § 1, eff. Nov. 1, 1995.
43 Okl. St. Ann. § 111.2, OK ST T. 43 § 111.2
Current with emergency effective legislation through Chapter 275 of the Second Regular Session of the 58th Legislature (2022). Some sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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