2015 Oklahoma Statutes
Title 12. Civil Procedure
§12-1148.4. Issuance and return of summons - Content - Amending pleading to conform to evidence.

12 OK Stat § 12-1148.4 (2015) What's This?

The summons shall be issued and returned as in other cases, except that it shall command the sheriff, or other person serving it, to summon the defendant to appear for trial at the time and place specified therein, which time shall be not less than five (5) days nor more than ten (10) days from the date that the summons is issued. The summons shall apprise the defendant of the nature of the claim that is being asserted against him; and there shall be endorsed upon the summons the relief sought and the amount for which the plaintiff will take judgment if the defendant fails to appear. In all cases, pleadings may be amended to conform to the evidence.

Added by Laws 1968, c. 172, § 4. Amended by Laws 1969, c. 136, § 1, emerg. eff. April 9, 1969; Laws 1980, c. 63, § 1, eff. Oct. 1, 1980.

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