Under circumstances where both the birth mother and putative father consent to the adoption, the parental rights of the birth mother are terminated upon appearing before a judge at a judical hearing after her child is born.  For more information regarding the birth mother's consent to adoption, see our section on birth mothers.  The putative father may consent to the adoption by executing an extrajudicial consent before a notary public.  In this extrajudicial consent, the putative father waives any legal interest in the child, disclaims any legal rights to the child, and consents to the adoption of the child.  This extrajudicial consent may be signed either before or after the birth of the child.  See Okla. Stat. tit. 10, § 7503-2.6.
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