Sunday, October 19, 2014

Oklahoma Supreme Court rules Facebook post informing dad of planned adoption not adequate notice

"Pregnant and planning to have her baby adopted, an Oklahoma woman sent a Facebook post to the father to let him know. . . .'This court is unwilling to declare notice via Facebook alone sufficient to meet the requirements of the due process clauses of the United States and Oklahoma Constitutions because it is not reasonably certain to inform those affected,' wrote Justice David Combs in the supreme court’s Tuesday ruling. It reversed an appellate court and vacated a trial court’s decision to terminate the parental rights of Billy McCall."  More.

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