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[heading]Oregon Small Claims Court[/heading]
Court: Small claims cases are filed in the Small Claims Department of the Circuit or Justice Court.
Jurisdictional Limit: $7,500.
Answer Period: Defendant must file an answer to the complaint within 14 days.
Attorney Representation: Only if the judge consents.
Eviction Cases: Eviction cases cannot be filed in small claims court.
Jury Trial: A defendant may request a jury trial if the claim is for more than $750.
Statutes of Limitations (Or. Rev. Stat. § 12.010 et seq.)
– Written Contract: 6 years
– Oral Contract: 6 years
– Personal Injury: 2 years
– Real Property: 6 years
– Personal Property: 6 years
Forms & Information: Click Here
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[heading]Oregon Superior Court[/heading]