VIOLATION OF CHILD CUSTODY ORDER - ELEMENTS
No person may be convicted of violating a child custody order unless the State has proved beyond a reasonable doubt each element of the crime. These elements are:
First, a parent/person;
Third, violated an order of an Oklahoma court granting custody of a child under the age of eighteen years to any person/agency/institution;
Fourth, with the intent to deprive that person/agency/institution of the custody of the child.
Statutory Authority: 21 O.S. Supp. 2000, 567A(A) (formerly 43 O.S. Supp. 1997, § 527(A)).
Notes on Use
For an Instruction on the affirmative defense set forth in 21 O.S. Supp. 2000, 567A(B), see OUJI-CR 4-45, infra.