2015 Oklahoma Statutes
Title 12. Civil Procedure
§12-990.3. Time for enforcement of judgments, decrees or final orders.
A. Where only the payment of money is awarded, no execution or other proceeding shall be taken for the enforcement of the judgment, decree or final order until ten (10) days after the judgment, decree or order is filed with the court clerk. Asset hearing proceedings shall not be stayed under this section.
B. Where relief other than the payment of money is awarded or where relief in addition to the payment of money is awarded, the enforcement of the judgment, decree or final order shall be stayed until ten (10) days after the judgment, decree or order is filed with the court clerk, but the court, in its discretion, may impose any conditions on the parties that are necessary for the protection of the property or interests that are the subject of the action, including distribution of part or all of the property involved where the court requires the filing of a superseded bond.
C. This section shall not apply in actions for divorce, separate maintenance, annulment, post-decree matrimonial proceedings, paternity, custody, adoption, termination of parental rights, juvenile matters, probate proceedings, habeas corpus proceedings, special executions in foreclosures, conservatorship or guardianship proceedings, mental health, quiet title actions, and partition proceedings or actions, involving temporary or permanent injunctions, proceedings under the Small Claims Procedure Act, writs of assistance in foreclosure, and other real property actions, post-judgment replevin, and forcible entry and detainer proceedings. The court, in its discretion, may impose any conditions that are necessary to protect the interests of the parties in such actions.
D. It shall be the responsibility of the judgment creditor or counsel for the judgment creditor to ensure that no execution or other proceeding for enforcement of the judgment is sought or taken within the ten-day stay.
Added by Laws 1993, c. 351, § 20, eff. Oct. 1, 1993. Amended by Laws 1994, c. 343, § 3, eff. Sept. 1, 1994.
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