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340:75-1-17. Adjudication hearing

Revised 11-17-14

       The adjudication hearing is a proceeding in which the district attorney representing the State, must prove the allegations of the deprived petition are supported by a preponderance of the evidence and as a result, the child is adjudicated to be deprived and made a ward of the court.  The hearing is held per Section 1-4-601 of Title 10A of the Oklahoma Statutes.  The order of adjudication must include a statement advising the parent that failure to appear at any subsequent hearing, or to comply with the requirements of the court may result in the loss of custody of the child or termination of parental rights.  • 1


Revised 11-17-14


1.Notice of hearing. DHS provides notice of the hearing per Instructions to Staff Oklahoma Administrative Code 340:75-1-16.1.

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