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§ 1758. Counterclaim or setoff by verified answer

Oklahoma Statutes AnnotatedTitle 12. Civil Procedure

Oklahoma Statutes Annotated
Title 12. Civil Procedure (Refs & Annos)
Chapter 36. Small Claims Procedure Act (Refs & Annos)
12 Okl.St.Ann. § 1758
§ 1758. Counterclaim or setoff by verified answer
No formal pleading, other than the claim and notice, shall be necessary, but if the defendant wishes to state new matter which constitutes a counterclaim or a setoff, he shall file a verified answer, a copy of which shall be delivered to the plaintiff in person, and filed with the clerk of the court not later than seventy-two (72) hours prior to the hour set for the first appearance of said defendant in such action. Such answer shall be made in substantially the following form:
In the District Court,
County of _____________,
State of Oklahoma.
Small Claims No. __________
Claim of defendant.
COUNTY OF __________
__________, being first duly sworn, deposes and says: That said plaintiff is indebted to said defendant in the sum of $________ for _______, which amount defendant prays may be allowed as a claim against the plaintiff herein.
Subscribed and sworn to before me this __________ day of _______, 19___.
Notary Public (or Clerk or Judge)


Laws 1968, c. 322, § 8, eff. Jan. 13, 1969. Laws 1985, c. 284, § 2, eff. Nov. 1, 1985; Laws 1995, c. 136, § 2, eff. Nov. 1, 1995.
12 Okl. St. Ann. § 1758, OK ST T. 12 § 1758
Current with legislation of the Second Regular Session of the 59th Legislature (2024) effective as of July 1, 2024. Some sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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