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IN RE: RULES FOR DISTRICT COURTS OF OKLAHOMA [12 O.S. ch. 2

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Supreme Court of Oklahoma.

IN RE: RULES FOR DISTRICT COURTS OF OKLAHOMA [12 O.S. ch. 2, app.]

Case Number: SCBD-4553

Decided: June 19, 2017

ORDER GRANTING AMENDMENT TO RULES FOR DISTRICT COURTS OF OKLAHOMA

This matter comes on before this Court upon an Application to amend the Rules for District Courts of Oklahoma, 12 O.S. ch. 2, app., by adding District Court “Rule 33 Limited Scope Representation,” as proposed and set out in its entirety in Exhibit “A” attached hereto. This Court finds that it has jurisdiction over this matter and that the Application should be granted.

IT IS THEREFORE ORDERED, ADJUDGED AND DECREED by the Court that the amendment to the Rules for District Courts of Oklahoma is hereby granted and that new “Rule 33 Limited Scope Representation” shall be incorporated therein, as set out in Exhibit “A” attached hereto.

DONE BY ORDER OF THE SUPREME COURT IN CONFERENCE this 19th day of June, 2017.

Gurich, V.C.J. and Winchester, J., not voting.

Rules for District Courts of Oklahoma

Okla. Stat. tit. 12

ch. 2, app.

Rule 33. Limited Scope Representation

Rule 33. Limited Scope Representation

A lawyer providing limited scope representation under Rule 1.2 (c) of the Oklahoma Rules of Professional Conduct may draft pleadings or other documents for a pro se litigant to file with or present to a district court without the lawyer entering an appearance in the matter. A lawyer shall disclose such assistance by indicating their name, address, bar number, telephone number, other contact information and, optionally, a signature on said pleading or other document with the phrase “No appearance is entered as counsel of record.”

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Combs, C.J., Kauger, Watt, Edmondson, Colbert, Reif and Wyrick, JJ., concur;

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