2015 Oklahoma Statutes
Title 12. Civil Procedure
§12-1809. Collection and disposition of court costs and fees.

12 OK Stat § 12-1809 (2015) What's This?

A. 1. To establish and maintain an alternative dispute resolution system, court costs in the amount of Two Dollars ($2.00) shall be taxed, collected, and paid as other court costs in all civil cases. When dispute resolution services are sought, a fee in the amount of Five Dollars ($5.00) shall be assessed by the center and collected from the initiating party. If the responding party agrees to participate in mediation of the dispute, a fee of Five Dollars ($5.00) shall be assessed by the center and collected from the responding party.

The fee of an initiating or responding party shall be waived by the center upon receipt of an affidavit in forma pauperis executed under oath by such party.

2. Except for the court costs and fees provided for in this subsection, dispute resolution services shall be provided without cost to participants.

B. The court costs and fees provided for in subsection A of this section, once collected, shall be transferred by the court clerk to the Director who shall deposit them in the State Judicial Revolving Fund.

Added by Laws 1985, c. 260, § 5, eff. Nov. 1, 1985. Amended by Laws 1991, c. 286, § 13, emerg. eff. May 29, 1991; Laws 1994, c. 225, § 1, eff. July 1, 1994; Laws 2004, c. 443, § 1, eff. July 1, 2004.

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