2015 Oklahoma Statutes
Title 12. Civil Procedure
§12-1438. Costs and fees - Sanctions.

12 OK Stat § 12-1438 (2015) What's This?

A. If the court orders dismissal of a legal action under the Oklahoma Citizens Participation Act, the court shall award to the moving party:

1. Court costs, reasonable attorney fees and other expenses incurred in defending against the legal action as justice and equity may require; and

2. Sanctions against the party who brought the legal action as the court determines sufficient to deter the party who brought the legal action from bringing similar actions described in the Oklahoma Citizens Participation Act.

B. If the court finds that a motion to dismiss filed under the Oklahoma Citizens Participation Act is frivolous or solely intended to delay, the court may award court costs and reasonable attorney fees to the responding party.

Added by Laws 2014, c. 107, § 9, eff. Nov. 1, 2014.

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