Oklahoma Will Laws
Here you will find legal terms and their application by state as this can vary depending on where you live.
Reciprocity - The practice of exchanging things with others for mutual benefit, especially privileges granted by one country or organization to another. Certain states will limit the extent to which they honor health care directives(reciprocity) from other states, meaning they will only accept them so far as they comply with their own laws. This creates a bit of a legal grey area, however, most times it doesn't become an issue.
State Law Citation and TitleOK ST § 84-4-211 to 84-4-232
Oklahoma Statutes Title 84, Chapter 4 (Succession)
State Law StatuteTit. 63 §3101.1 et seq.; Oklahoma Advanced Directive Act
Specific PowersAny medical procedure or intervention that will serve only to prolong the dying process including artificial administration of nutrition and hydration but only if declarant has specifically authorized its withdrawal. Does not include treatment to alleviate pain or the normal consumption of food and water
Revocation DurationA living will is revocable in whole or in part in any manner at any time, regardless of the declarants current physical or mental condition. Revocation is effective immediately upon communication to physician.
ReciprocityEffective if the document complies with Oklahoma law or is in compliance with the law of the state in which it was executed, so long as it does not exceed authorizations allowed under Oklahoma law.
Transfer UnwillingPhysician shall take all reasonable steps to arrange for care by another physician; must comply with decision until transfer.