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§ 23. Juries--Standard form of summons--Service

Oklahoma Statutes AnnotatedTitle 38. Jurors

Oklahoma Statutes Annotated
Title 38. Jurors (Refs & Annos)
38 Okl.St.Ann. § 23
§ 23. Juries--Standard form of summons--Service
A. The Administrative Director of the Courts shall develop a standard form to be used as a summons for service on the grand and petit juries in the district courts of this state. The standard form shall include the time, place and the name of the court where said jurors are required to attend.
B. The summons shall be served by mailing a copy of such summons to the person selected for service not less than ten (10) days before the day said person is to appear as a juror in such court. The person mailing the summons shall make a return of such service by filing an affidavit stating the date of mailing the summons; provided, that this shall not prevent service of special venire or talesman by the sheriff of the county.
C. In any district court where an electronic jury management system is implemented pursuant to Section 13 of this act, grand and petit jurors may be summoned by using the automated process of creating and mailing juror summons provided in the electronic jury management system. The Administrative Director of the Courts shall develop a standard juror summons form to be used in the system, which shall include a section for the district court to add information specific to the local court. Where the court follows the procedures for creating and mailing the summons as set forth in Section 13 of this act,1 the return-of-service affidavit required by subsection B of this section need not be filed.


Laws 1949, p. 281, § 6, emerg. eff. June 2, 1949; Laws 1957, p. 410, § 1, eff. April 30, 1957; Laws 1973, c. 174, § 1; Laws 1988, c. 33, § 1, eff. Nov. 1, 1988; Laws 2015, c. 242, § 10, emerg. eff. May 4, 2015.


Title 38, § 18.2.
38 Okl. St. Ann. § 23, OK ST T. 38 § 23
Current with emergency effective legislation through Chapter 1 of the First Regular Session of the 59th Legislature (2023). Some sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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