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.
Accessibility to Oregon Courts
Information about requesting accommodation for disabilities in order to use the state court system's services or facilities.
Can Small Claims Court Help Tenants?
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.)
Circuit Courts in Oregon
Location and public hours of service of Oregon's local Circuit Courts.
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.
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.)
Information and Resources about Public Health and Coronavirus (COVID-19)
Information and resources about Coronavirus (COVID-19) for concerned Oregonians.
Introduction to the Courts of Oregon
Find out about the courts in Oregon, their history and organization.
Other Oregon Courts
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.
Small Claims Court
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 Filing Instructions for Plaintiffs
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).