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Online Court Resources
Resources for the Rainier Municipal Court as well as online resources applicable to courts generally in Columbia County, Oregon, and resources applicable to all courts in Oregon.
Published opinions and orders
Attorney General Legal Opinions
Search Oregon Attorney General formal and informal opinions. Opinion summaries are also available.
Forms and related information
Oregon Court Forms
View and download Oregon court forms, including civil, criminal, probate, family law, and Tax Court. Some statewide forms are available in multiple languages.
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Expungement of Criminal Records
View information from the Oregon State Bar about the expungement of adult or juvenile criminal records.
Child Support Services
The Oregon Child Support Program provides information about child support, applications, paternity establishment, child support orders, modification of orders, location of parents, and enforcement. Links to additional online resources are included.
Family Law Information
View information about Oregon family law matters, including custody and parenting, child and spousal support, paternity, adoption, divorce, mediation, temporary orders, domestic violence resources, and protective orders.
Legal Information and Legal Research Resources
Legal information from the Oregon State Bar Association is organized by topic and is available in multiple languages. Topics include: bankruptcy, consumer, criminal, employment, family, juvenile and immigration law.
Oregon State Bar - Pro Se (Self Representation) Guidance
The Oregon State Bar offers guidance for individuals representing themselves in restraining order, small claims, and summary dissolution of marriage proceedings.
View the Oregon Courts Self-Help Center, offering DIY (do-it-yourself) legal help, family law information, links to state law, court rules, forms, and other online resources.
State of Oregon Law Library
The State of Oregon Law Library offers a searchable online catalog, as well as court opinions and briefs, research and analytical materials, and a variety of additional legal resources.
Traffic and Motor Vehicle Information
The Oregon Department of Motor Vehicles provides links to information about drivers and vehicles, including licensing, registration of personal and commercial vehicles, identity and residency requirements, and insurance coverage. Statewide office locations, hours, services, and online forms are also available.
Legal aid, free services, lawyer referral
Attorney Disciplinary Proceedings
The Oregon State Bar investigates member attorney conduct and ethics complaints. A link to the attorney complaint form as well as detailed information about the disciplinary process is provided.
Attorney Discipline Reports
View and download attorney discipline records since 1987 and link to Rules of Professional Responsibility and Conduct. Information about the disciplinary process and services of the Client Assistance Office are included.
Bar Association - Lawyer Directory
Search the Oregon Bar Association directory of member attorneys. Search by attorney name, bar number or city.
Lawyer Referral Services
The Oregon State Bar's Lawyer Referral Service helps individuals find legal assistance, including free, low-cost, and active military member programs. A pull-down menu provides a list of languages for translation, and links to referral and eligibility application forms are available.