Fees for Printing Legal Notices

28 o.s. § 121
Effective Nov. 1, 2005

  • In all cases where publication of legal notices is required or allowed by law, the person or official desiring publication shall be required to pay:
    1. For all matters other than tabular matter, fifteen cents ($0.15) per word for first insertion, and fourteen cents ($0.14) per word for each subsequent insertion, with each separate group of numerals included in the matter to be counted as one word, regardless of the number of digits involved; and
    2. For all tabular matter, in not to exceed eight-point type, including but not limited to, lists of persons, firms, and corporations whose personal property taxes are delinquent and lists of lands and town lots upon which taxes are delinquent, seventy cents ($0.70) per line per newspaper column in width, for first insertion, and sixty-five cents ($0.65) per line per newspaper column in width, for each subsequent insertion.

[R.L. 1910, § 3258. Amended by Laws 1919, c. 167, p. 241, § 1; Laws 1929, c. 248, p. 318, § 1; Laws 1953, p. 116, § 1; Laws 1967, c. 218, § 1, emerg. eff. May 1, 1967; Laws 1973, c. 31, § 1, emerg. eff. April 18, 1973; Laws 1977, c. 35, § 1; Laws 1979, c. 76, § 1, eff. July 1, 1979; Laws 1981, c. 31, § 1, emerg. eff. April 7, 1981; Laws 1982, c. 22, § 1; Laws 1988, c. 159, § 1, operative July 1, 1988; Laws 1994, c. 93, § 1, eff. July 1, 1994 ; Amended by Laws 2000, SB 1330, c. 135, § 1, eff. November 1, 2000; Amended by Laws 2004, SB 450, c. 65, § 1, eff. November 1, 2004]

Additional Note Regarding Deposit Fees:

In all cases in courts of record, in which notice by publication is required or requested, the court clerk shall collect $25 at the time of filing of the petition as a deposit, or the clerk may accept proof of a direct billing agreement. 28 O.S. § 156