KLEPCZYK v. ROBERTSON

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KLEPCZYK v. ROBERTSON
2005 OK 17
117 P.3d 266
Case Number: 101753
Decided: 03/21/2005

THE SUPREME COURT OF THE STATE OF OKLAHOMA

BRIAN KLEPCZYK, individually and as Personal Representative for the Estate of LESLEY KLEPCZYK, and as Parent and Next Friend of NOAH KLEPCZYK, a Minor, et al., Petitioners,
v.
THE HONORABLE VICKI L. ROBERTSON, Respondent.

ORDER

Original jurisdiction is assumed as a function of the Court's general superintending control over all inferior courts. Oklahoma Const. Art. 7 ยง4.

The order of December 16, 2004 granting a change of venue, and ordering the cause transferred to Custer County, in the matter docketed in the District Court of Oklahoma County, Cause No. CJ-2001-3188-65 in which the petitioner Brian Klepczyk, et al. are the plaintiffs, and the real parties in interest Chris Kolker, M.D. and Jack Butler, D.O., et al. are the defendants, is hereby vacated.

When venue over a cause is proper at the time suit is filed, it cannot be defeated by subsequent events. Pine v. Superior Court of Seminole County,

DONE BY THE ORDER OF THE SUPREME COURT IN CONFERENCE THIS 21ST DAY OF MARCH, 2005.

/S/CHIEF JUSTICE