2015 Oklahoma Statutes
Title 12. Civil Procedure
§12-1052. Actions which abate on death of party.

12 OK Stat § 12-1052 (2015) What's This?

No action pending in any court shall abate by the death of either or both the parties thereto, except an action for libel, slander or malicious prosecution, which shall abate by the death of the defendant. An action for libel, slander or malicious prosecution shall not abate after a jury verdict or a decision by the court where the trial is by the court, unless a new trial is ordered.

R.L. 1910, § 5280. Amended by Laws 1965, c. 299, § 1.

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