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Guide to Law Online: U.S. Oklahoma


In Oklahoma, the judiciary has four general levels. The Municipal Courts are the lowest level courts, which focus on cases involving specific subject matter, such as traffic violations, small claims, and misdemeanor offenses. The District Court is the trial court of general jurisdiction. The Court of Civil Appeals acts as an intermediate appellate court for civil matters. The Court of Criminal Appeals acts as the highest appellate court in criminal matters. The Oklahoma Supreme Court acts as the highest appellate court in civil matters.