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Child Abuse

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What is Child Abuse and Neglect?

Information about the types of injuries and conduct that are defined as abuse and neglect under Oregon law.

What You Can Do About Child Abuse

Information about child abuse, how it is reported, and what happens after a report of child abuse is made.

Oregon Child Protective Services

Find out about child abuse, reporting of abuse, and Child Protective Services.

Animation: Overview of Protective Orders in Oregon

Animated overview of Protective Orders (also known as restraining orders) in Oregon

FAPA Hearing Checklist

A brief overview of how to prepare for a contested Family Abuse Prevention Act (FAPA) restraining order hearing.

FAPA Restraining Order Process

A chart illustrating the Family Abuse Prevention Act Restraining Order process in Oregon.

How to Get a Sexual Abuse Protective Order

How to get a Sexual Abuse Protective Order (SAPO). A SAPO is a court order that requires someone who sexually assaulted you to stop contacting you and stay a reasonable distance away from you.

Information for Respondents in a FAPA Restraining Order

Information on what to do if you were served with a Family Abuse Prevention Act Restraining Order.

Links to Court Forms and Information for Respondents in a Restraining Order Case

Links to instructions and forms for respondents in contested Family Abuse Prevention Act (FAPA) restraining orders.

Governor's Advocacy Office (Ombudsman)

The Governor's Advocacy Office at the Department of Human Services is part of the Department's Director's Office and serves as the Ombudsman for the Department's programs and services. The Children's Ombudsman is also located in this office.

Accessibility to Oregon Courts

Information about requesting accommodation for disabilities in order to use the state court system's services or facilities.

Child Abuse and the Child Welfare Program of the Deparment of Human Services

Information about child abuse and about the Child Welfare Program of the Department of Human Services (DHS). (Some information is excerpted from the Family Law in Oregon booklet.)

DHS Child Welfare Branch Offices

A listing of child welfare offices throughout Oregon.

OJD Family Law Website

The Oregon Judicial Department (OJD) Family Law Website provides information about family law services and resources in Oregon, and offers statewide forms for use in family law proceedings. The website includes information, forms and resources for domestic violence, stalking, and elder abuse survivors.

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