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Position: Certified Shorthand Reporter – Full Time
Location: Tulsa County, Tulsa, Oklahoma
Hiring Official: District Judge William J. Musseman, Jr.
Salary: Pursuant to Statute
Benefits: State Employment
Necessary Qualifications: Certified by the Oklahoma
CSR Board and as required by
Oklahoma Statute

Available: immediately
Resumes should be directed to:
District Judge William J. Musseman, Jr.
500 S. Denver, Rm 706
Tulsa, OK 74103
ATTENTION PROBATE ATTORNEYS
AMENDMENT TO FINAL ACCOUNT PROCEDURES
Effective 11/01/2020

IN RESPONSE TO THE CONTINUING OUTBREAK OF COVID 19, THIS COURT AMENDS ITS
PROCEDURE FOR THE PROBATE FINAL ACCOUNT DOCKET AS FOLLOWS:

Appearances for the Probate Final Account docket may be waived if the proposed order and required
documentation are placed in the Court’s “in” box outside room 701 by 5:00 pm on the Friday prior to
the hearing date.  E-mails to court staff will not be accepted.

Cases will be called at the docketed time.  If there is no objection, the proposed order will be approved,
filed, and can be printed from OSCN.  A copy will be mailed to counsel if a self-addressed, postage
prepaid envelope was previously provided.  In the event of an objection, the case will be reset and an
order of continuance filed.  The order of continuance may be printed from OSCN.  Counsel will be
responsible for mailing notices.

THIS PROCEDURE DOES NOT APPLY TO GUARDIANSHIPS OR TO SUMMARY
ADMINISTRATIONS.  
There will be no change for these cases.  Your appearance is required at the docket setting.

A copy of the Final Account check sheet can be found
here.

UPDATED TULSA COUNTY DISTRICT COURT PROCEDURES DUE TO
INCREASE IN COVID-19 INFECTIONS IN TULSA COUNTY AND
SURROUNDING AREAS.


1.        Effective November 25, 2020, all jury trials will be suspended until
January 11, 2021. Jurors who are currently scheduled for jury duty during this time
do not need to take any action. They will be excused automatically if their
summons date is within that time period.

2.        Effective November 25, 2020, preliminary hearing matters that require the
calling of witnesses will be suspended until January 11, 2021. Preliminary hearing
dockets may continue for the purpose of conducting waivers, dispositions, and
other matters that can be accomplished without calling witnesses.

3.        Effective November 25, 2020, the Family Division will eliminate in-person
hearings and trials where practicable until January 4, 2021.  

4.        Beginning immediately, out of custody misdemeanor cases that do not
involve DUI, Domestic Assault, or violence or threats of violence, will be continued
until April 1, 2021. Misdemeanor matters involving DUI, Domestic Assault, or
violence or threats of violence will continue to be set by assigned judges.

Tulsa County District Court is striving to balance the needs of those in the court
system with the safety of everyone involved. Everyone is encouraged to take
responsibility and practice safety and social distancing.

Questions can be directed to the Court Administrator (918-596-5400).