2015 Oklahoma Statutes
Title 12. Civil Procedure
§12-3004. Admissibility of other evidence of contents.

12 OK Stat § 12-3004 (2015) What's This?

The original is not required, and a duplicate or other evidence of the contents of a record is admissible if:

1. All originals are lost or have been destroyed unless the proponent lost or destroyed them in bad faith;

2. No original can be obtained by any available judicial process or procedure;

3. At a time when an original was under the control of the party against whom offered, the party was put on notice, by the pleadings or otherwise, that the contents would be a subject of proof at the hearings and the party does not produce the original at the hearing; or

4. The record is not closely related to a controlling issue.

Added by Laws 1978, c. 285, § 1004, eff. Oct. 1, 1978. Amended by Laws 1995, c. 135, § 2, eff. Nov. 1, 1995; Laws 2002, c. 468, § 68, eff. Nov. 1, 2002.

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