Intestate Inheritance Rights for Adopted Children - Oklahoma

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Birth Parents in Relation to Adopted Person

Citation: Ann. Stat. Tit. 10, § 7505-6.5

After a final decree of adoption, the birth parents of the adopted child, unless they are the adoptive parent(s) or the spouse of an adoptive parent, shall be relieved of all parental responsibilities for said child and shall have no rights over the adopted child or to the property of the child by descent and distribution.

Adoptive Parents in Relation to Adopted Person

Citation: Ann. Stat. Tit. 10, § 7505-6.5

From the date of the final decree of adoption, the child shall be entitled to inherit real and personal property from and through the adoptive parent(s) in accordance with the statutes of descent and distribution. The adoptive parent(s) shall likewise be entitled to inherit real and personal property from and through the child.

Adopted Persons Who Are Not Included in a Will

Citation: Ann. Stat. Tit. 84, § 132

When any testator omits to provide in their will for any of their children, or for the issue of any deceased child, unless it appears that such omission was intentional, such child, or the issue of such child, must have the same share in the estate of the testator as if they had died intestate.