News and Events
Changes to the UTCR effective AUGUST 1, 2020
Changes and out-of-cycle amendments of special note prohibit civil arrests in courthouses and courthouse environs without a judicial warrant or judicial order; require judgments, orders and writs to clearly state the substance of the court’s ruling; allow the use of electronic signatures on declarations; create a rule for filing exhibits in post-conviction relief cases; and amend requirements for filing a Uniform Support Declaration. The approved changes are available online at http://www.courts.oregon.gov/programs/utcr/Pages/currentrules.aspx.
A Message to Oregon Lawyers and Judges
From Chief Justice Martha L. Walters and Associate Justices of the Oregon Supreme Court
Notice of Proposed Rulemaking: Oregon Child Support Administrative Rules
A summary of the rule changes is available here.
Unified Bar Q&A
Currently there are multiple challenges across the country to the legitimacy or legality of unified bars. More information, including what these challenges could mean for the OSB, is available here.
Oregon State Bar Public Meetings
Click here for notice of upcoming public meetings pursuant to ORS 192.640. Please note that meetings are subject to change or cancellation, and may be amended during the course of the month. To confirm a meeting, call the OSB Center at (503) 620-0222.
For the latest information on current State and Federal court vacancies, including selection processes, please visit our Judicial Vacancies page. This page also includes information on recent judicial appointments.