2015 Oklahoma Statutes
Title 12. Civil Procedure
§12-1148.16. Summons - Form.

12 OK Stat § 12-1148.16 (2015) What's This?

The summons to be issued in an action for forcible entry and detainer shall be in the following form:


The State of Oklahoma to the within-named defendant:

You are hereby directed to relinquish immediately to the plaintiff herein total possession of the real property described as ___________________________________________________________________ or to appear and show cause why you should be permitted to retain control and possession thereof.

This matter shall be heard at ____________________ (name or address of building), in _______________, County of _______________, State of Oklahoma, at the hour of _____ o'clock of _____ day of __________ month, 19__, or at the same time and place three (3) days after service hereof, whichever is the latter. (This date shall be not less than five (5) days from the date summons is issued). You are further notified that if you do not appear on the date shown, judgment will be given against you as follows:

For the amount of the claim for deficient rent and/or damages to the premises, as it is stated in the affidavit of the plaintiff and for possession of the real property described in said affidavit, whereupon a writ of assistance shall issue directing the sheriff to remove you from said premises and take possession thereof.

In addition, a judgment for costs of the action, including attorney's fees and other costs, may also be given.

Dated this _____ day of __________, 19__.


Clerk of the Court (or Judge)


Plaintiff or Attorney




Telephone Number

Added by Laws 1971, c. 339, § 7, eff. Oct. 1, 1971. Amended by Laws 1973, c. 187, § 1, emerg. eff. May 17, 1973.

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