2015 Oklahoma Statutes
Title 12. Civil Procedure
§12-759. Filing and index of execution - Appraisement of property - Extension of judgment lien.
A. When a general execution is issued and placed in the custody of a sheriff for levy, a certified copy of the execution shall be filed in the office of the county clerk of the county whose sheriff holds the execution and shall be indexed in the same manner as judgments. At the time the execution is filed, the court clerk shall collect from the party seeking a general execution all fees necessary for the payment of the disinterested persons for their services in appraising of the subject property pursuant to the requirements of subsection B of this section.
B. If a general or special execution is levied upon lands and tenements, the sheriff shall endorse on the face of the writ the legal description and shall have three disinterested persons who have taken an oath to impartially appraise the property levied on, upon actual view; and the disinterested persons shall return to the officer their signed estimate of the real value of the property. The disinterested persons shall be paid for their services by the court clerk of the county where the property is located within thirty (30) days of the date that they return their estimate of the real value of the property.
C. To extend a judgment lien beyond the initial or any subsequent statutory period, prior to the expiration of such period, a certified copy of one of the following must be filed and indexed in the same manner as judgments in the office of the county clerk in the county in which the statement of judgment was filed and the lien thereof is sought to be retained:
1. A general execution upon the judgment;
2. A notice of renewal of judgment;
3. A garnishment summons issued against the judgment debtor; or
4. A notice of income assignment sent to a payor of the judgment debtor.
R.L.1910, § 5161. Amended by Laws 1981, c. 120, § 2; Laws 1988, c. 22, § 2, eff. Nov. 1, 1988; Laws 1997, c. 320, § 4, eff. Nov. 1, 1997; Laws 2000, c. 384, § 2, eff. Nov. 1, 2000; Laws 2010, c. 404, § 1, eff. Nov. 1, 2010.
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