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Legal Statutes: Oklahoma

UPDATED May 25, 2017

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Protection from Domestic Abuse Act

back to top§ 60.12. Foreign protective orders--Presumption of validity--Peace officers immune from liability

A. It is the intent of the Legislature that all foreign protective orders shall have the rebuttable presumption of validity, even if the foreign protective order contains provisions which could not be contained in a protective order issued by an Oklahoma court. The validity of a foreign protective order shall only be determined by a court of competent jurisdiction. Until a foreign protective order is declared invalid by a court of competent jurisdiction it shall be given full faith and credit by all peace officers and courts in the State of Oklahoma.

B. A peace officer of this state shall be immune from liability for enforcing provisions of a foreign protective order.

Historical Data: Added by Laws 2000, HB 2038, c. 85, § 5, eff. November 1, 2000.