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Please note: These resources are primarily aimed at low-income tenants. If you are a landlord seeking information, please also see the Oregon State Bar Landlord and Tenant Resources page.
Information about requesting accommodation for disabilities in order to use the state court system's services or facilities.
Information about how renters can use small claims court when there are problems with the landlord. (An excerpt from the 2016 Landlord-Tenant Law in Oregon community education booklet.)
Location and public hours of service of Oregon's local Circuit Courts.
The person who files a legal matter must make sure that notice of the case is “served” (or delivered to) the other side. This booklet tells you how, where, and when to do it, who can do it, and why.
Examples of possible defenses to use on a form Answer in an eviction. A sample form Answer is included as a PDF attachment. (An excerpt from the 2016 Landlord-Tenant Law in Oregon community education booklet.)
Information and resources about Coronavirus (COVID-19) for concerned Oregonians.
Find out about the courts in Oregon, their history and organization.
Information about and links to websites for courts other than local circuit courts, including local justice and municipal courts, appellate courts, federal courts, and tribal courts.
This information page from the Oregon State Bar includes a video that explains the process of taking your case to Small Claims Court.
Small claims are filed to resolve disputes without a lawyer. These instructions tell you how to file a claim if you are the plaintiff (person bringing the case to court).
The Oregon Homeowner Legal Assistance (OHLA) Project can provide help to homeowners at risk of foreclosure due to COVID-19 factors.
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Are you 60 or over and looking for legal assistance in the Portland area? A Senior Law Project volunteer attorney may be able to help.
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