Okla. Admin. Code § 340:75-19-13

OKLAHOMA ADMINISTRATIVE CODE

TITLE 340. DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES

CHAPTER 75. CHILD WELFARE

SUBCHAPTER 19. WORKING WITH INDIAN CHILDREN


340:75-19-13. Qualified expert witness


(a) Persons likely to meet the necessary qualification as an expert witness under the Federal and State Indian Child Welfare Acts are:


(1) a member of the Indian child's tribe who is recognized by the tribal community as knowledgeable in tribal customs as they pertain to family organizations and child rearing practices;


(2) a lay expert witness having substantial experience in the delivery of child and family services to Indians, and extensive knowledge of prevailing social and cultural standards and child rearing practices within the Indian child's tribe; and


(3) a professional person having substantial education and experience in the area of his or her specialty.


(b) The court or any party may request the assistance of the Indian child's tribe or the Bureau of Indian Affairs agency serving the child's tribe in locating persons qualified to serve as an expert witness.




[Source: Added at 19 Ok Reg 2209, eff 6-27-02]

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