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Oklahoma Abstractors Board
Rules and Regulations 

PROPOSED CHANGES TO TITLE 5, CHAPTERS 2 AND 11 FOR 2015

SUBCHAPTER 3. ADMINISTRATIVE OPERATIONS

5:2-3-2. Principal office, hours of operation, and official website
(a)  
The principal office of the Oklahoma Abstractors Board is 2401 Northwest 23rd Street, Suite 60B, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, 73107- 0076, Post Office Box 700076, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, 73107-0076.    The principal office of the Oklahoma Abstractors Board is the address listed on the OAB's website, www.abstract.ok.gov.

SUBCHAPTER 5.  REGULATION OF LICENSEES, CERTIFICATE HOLDERS, AND PERMIT HOLDERS

5:11-5-3.  Preparation of abstracts
(d)  Federal court certificate.  Upon request of a consumer, a holder of a certificate of authority
in Muskogee, Okmulgee, Oklahoma, and Tulsa counties may certify to the records of the Clerk of the United States District Court and the Clerk of the United States Bankruptcy Court for such federal judicial districts located in such counties for the time period covered by the certification, that disclose:

(1)   executions, court proceedings, pending suits and bankruptcy proceedings in said courts affecting title to the subject property; and

(2)  judgments or transcripts of judgments filed against any of the parties appearing within the chain of title.

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TITLE 5 
(RULES AND REGULATIONS

(These rules became effective on September 15, 2014)

 

TITLE ONE
OKLAHOMA ABSTRACTORS LAW

(Title 1  Oklahoma Abstractor's Law (effective November 1, 2008)

 

POLICY TO ESTABLISH FINES FOR LATE FILINGS

Pursuant to the authority given by Title One, Section 25(8), of the Oklahoma Statutes as well as the Permanent Rules of the OAB, the following policy was adopted on March 11, 2010 and went into effect on September 1, 2010, with the amendment on individual licenses going into effect January 8, 2011.

Policy to Establish Fines for Late Filings

 

MISCELLANEOUS STATUTES AND LAWS CONCERNING ABSTRACTING :

HB 2182 Clerks charging for electronic records 2013

 

ATTORNEY GENERAL OPINIONS:

Free Access - 1982

Free Access - 1985

Free Access - 2005

Free Access - 2009

Authorization to Sell Records - 1997

Appropriate Amounts for Clerks to Charge for 
Electronic or Digital Records - 2005

Charging for Records - 2009

County Clerk Electronic Records/Website - 2012

 

 

DECLARATORY RULINGS ISSUED BY THE OAB:

March 10, 2011 - Do abstract offices have the ability to refuse to build a new abstract with the knowledge an abstract exists with invoices due?

June 17, 2014 - Can American Eagle Title & Abstract in Tulsa County, Oklahoma issue Federal Court Certificates or certify as to Federal Court proceedings


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Last Modified on 12/16/2014