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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.

  • How to Serve (Deliver) Legal Papers in Oregon

    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. Read More

    Oregon Judicial Department & Oregon Law Center
  • How to Use a Form Answer in an Eviction

    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.) Read More

    Legal Aid Services of Oregon
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  • State Court Closures and Postponements During COVID-19 Emergency

    Due to the current circumstances, Oregon state courts have significantly limited trials, hearings, and court operations. State courts are open with skeleton staffing only for the most critical needs. Each county has limited the services in slightly different ways and you should contact your court for further information. Municipal, justice, and tribal courts are NOT covered by these changes. If you have a case in municipal, justice, or tribal court you should contact that court for information. Content Detail

    Legal Aid Services of Oregon & Oregon Law Center