Section 3107.08 | Executing consent.
(A) The required consent to adoption may be executed at any time after seventy-two hours after the birth of a minor, and shall be executed in the following manner:
(1) If by the person to be adopted, in the presence of the court;
(2) If by an agency, by the executive head or other authorized representative, in the presence of a person authorized to take acknowledgements;
(3) If by any other person except a minor, in the presence of the court or in the presence of a person authorized to take acknowledgements;
(4) If by a court, by appropriate order;
(5) If by a minor parent, pursuant to section 5103.16 of the Revised Code.
(B) A consent which does not name or otherwise identify the prospective adopting parent is valid if it contains a statement by the person giving consent that it was voluntarily executed irrespective of disclosure of the name or other identification of the prospective adopting parent.
Available Versions of this Section
- January 1, 1977 – House Bill 156, 111th General Assembly [ View January 1, 1977 Version ]