Addresses and information on Oregon small claims courts and filings.
A person can file a claim in small claims court if he/she has a dispute involving a certain amount of money with another person, company or government agency.
The amount that could be recovered is limited, and it varies from state to state (usually from $1,500 to 10,000 Dollars.)
Most common claims in small claims courts involve:
Things to bring to court:
Original copies of all papers you need to help prove the case (contracts, letters, rental agreements, canceled checks, deeds, repair bills, IOUs, diagrams, written damage estimates, photographs or even drawings.)
2 photocopies of every original document. (one for the defendant, one for the court)
The piece of clothing or the appliance damaged by the defendant, if that's the case.
Any witness that could help the case. Some judges allow notarized statements by witness that cannot appear in court.
Small Claims Courts Requirements:
Hearing dates are usually set on some evenings or on Saturday (once a month.)
Hearing is scheduled within 40 days in most cases (up to 70 days if one litigant does not live in the same county).
Untd States Govt Courts; Dist Court; Wayne L Morse U 405 E 8th Ave Ste 2030 Eugene, OR 97401-2716 Phone:(541) 431`4115
Yamhill County Circuit Court 535 Ne 5th St Mcminnville, OR 97128-4504 Phone:(503) 434`7485
Circuit Court 402 N Dixon Portland, OR 97201 Phone:(503) 988`3022
Clackamas County Circuit Court 807 Main St Oregon City, OR 97045-1844 Phone:(503) 655`8551
Clackamas County Courts-Circuit & District Court House Rm 104 Oregon City, OR 97045 Phone:(503) 655`8453
Harney County Circuit Court 450 N Buena Vista Ave Burns, OR 97720-1533 Phone:(541) 573`2591
Josephine County Circuit Court 500 Nw 6th St Grants Pass, OR 97526-2037 Phone:(541) 476`2309
Lake County Circuit Court 108 N E St Lakeview, OR 97630-1550 Phone:(541) 947`6051
Lake County District Court Courthouse Lakeview, OR 97630 Phone:(541) 947`6038
Linn County Circuit Court PO Box 1749 Albany, OR 97321-0491 Phone:(541) 967`3838
Crook County District Court 300 Ne 3rd St Prineville, OR 97754 Phone:(541) 447`6541
Malheur County District Court 251 B St W Vale, OR 97918-1380 Phone:(541) 473`5178