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§ 123. Wrongful removal or exclusion from dwelling unit

Oklahoma Statutes AnnotatedTitle 41. Landlord and Tenant

Oklahoma Statutes Annotated
Title 41. Landlord and Tenant
Residential Landlord and Tenant Act (Refs & Annos)
41 Okl.St.Ann. § 123
§ 123. Wrongful removal or exclusion from dwelling unit
If a landlord wrongfully removes or excludes a tenant from possession of a dwelling unit, the tenant may recover possession by a proceeding brought in a court of competent jurisdiction, or terminate the rental agreement after giving notice of such intention to the landlord, and in either case recover an amount not more than twice the average monthly rental, or twice his actual damages, whichever is greater. If the rental agreement is terminated, the landlord shall return all deposits recoverable under Section 15 of this act1 and all prepaid and unearned rent.


Laws 1978, c. 257, § 23, eff. Oct. 1, 1978.


Title 41, § 115.
41 Okl. St. Ann. § 123, OK ST T. 41 § 123
Current with emergency effective legislation through Chapter 295 of the Second Regular Session of the 59th Legislature (2024). Some sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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