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10-7503-2.2.


10-7503-2.2.
   
   A. The mother of a minor shall not execute a valid consent to the
   adoption of the minor or a permanent relinquishment of the minor prior
   to the birth of the minor.
   
   B. The father of a minor born in wedlock shall not execute a valid
   consent to the adoption of the minor or a permanent relinquishment of
   the minor prior to the birth of the minor.
   
   C. A putative father of a minor may execute a consent to the adoption
   of the minor, a permanent relinquishment of the minor, or an
   extrajudicial consent to the adoption of the minor before or after the
   birth of the minor.
   
   D. A guardian, guardian ad litem or legal custodian of a child may
   execute a consent to the adoption of a minor or a permanent
   relinquishment at any time after being authorized by a court to do so.
   
   E. A child-placing agency that places a child for adoption may execute
   its consent at any time at or before the hearing on the petition for
   adoption.
   
   F. A minor twelve (12) years of age or older whose consent is required
   pursuant to Section 7503-2.1 of this title may execute a consent to
   adoption at any time at or before the hearing on the petition for
   adoption.
   

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