2022 Oklahoma Statutes
Title 12. Civil Procedure
§12-1633. Notice - Protest - Hearing date – Continuance - Waiver.
A. Notice of filing of the petition shall be given, in the manner provided for publication notice in civil cases, by publishing the same one time at least ten (10) days prior to the date set for hearing in some newspaper authorized by law to publish legal notices printed in the county where the petition is filed if there be any printed in such county, and if there be none, then in some such newspaper printed in this state of general circulation in that county. The notice shall contain the style and number of the case, the time, date and place where the same is to be heard, and that any person may file a written protest in the case prior to the date set for the hearing. The hearing date may be any day after completion of the publication. The court or judge, for cause, may continue the matter to a later date.
B. The court may waive the publication requirements of this section for good cause which includes, but is not limited to, cases of domestic violence in which the court proceedings are sealed.
Added by Laws 1953, p. 57, § 3, emerg. eff. May 19, 1953. Amended by Laws 1955, p. 141, § 2, emerg. eff. June 6, 1955; Laws 1976, c. 113, § 1, emerg. eff. May 14, 1976; Laws 2006, c. 136, § 3, eff. Nov. 1, 2006.