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COVID-19 Court Information

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Visiting the Courthouse

Please check this page often because as changes are made, we will update it to include all local orders, press releases and other information related to COVID-19.  








Hours of Operation
PUBLIC SERVICE COUNTERS AND CUSTOMER SERVICE TELEPHONE HOURS OF OPERATION
Pursuant to Presiding Judge Order 2021-17, beginning September 7, 2021 the court has increased most in-person business hours at our public counters.  To view our hours, please go to Court Hours of Operation page.

The Courthouse is open Monday-Friday (excluding holidays) from 8am to 5pm.

Contact Us

Please go to our "Contact Us" page on this website for email and telephone contact information.  

Protective Face Coverings

NEW 3/12/2022

Pursuant to Chief Justice Order 22-002 and Presiding Judge Order 2022-03, protective face coverings are no longer required to be worn in the courthouse, except in limited circumstances as stated in PJO 2022-03 as of March 12, 2022.  Any judge, staff, participant or member of the public may wear a protective face covering if desired.  Please read the order for exceptions to this rule.  

When You Should NOT Visit the Courthouse

If you are planning to visit the courthouse, for the health and safety of visitors and court employees to the court YOU SHOULD NOT ENTER THE COURTHOUSE if you are an individual who meets one of the criteria below.

If you meet the criteria above, you should not enter the courthouse.  Instead, please contact the court as follows:
  • Phone:  503-655-8670
  • Email:  cla.court.info@ojd.state.or.us
  • If you are outside of the courthouse, speak with staff at the Security Screening Station.  They can assist you with communicating with the court if needed.

 Requesting Reasonable Protective Measures in the Courtroom 

Clackamas County is committed to maintaining access to services while keeping jurors, litigants, staff, and the public and others safe at the courthouse.  Jurors perform a vital role in our American system of justice.  Jury service is an important civic function that supports  one of the fundamental rights of citizens - the right to have their cases decided by a jury of their peers.  The right to a speedy trial is important for every single Oregon citizen accused of a crime, even when in the midst of a pandemic.  We have a process where participants (including jurors) may seek to reduce the risk of exposure to COVID-19 by requesting that reasonable protective measures be taken during any court proceeding.  If you would like to make a request, upon entry into the courtroom, let the judge or their staff know as soon as you enter the courtroom if you are requesting reasonable protective measures be taken.


Presiding Judge Orders & Updates

General Orders for All Court Operations
Orders in Criminal Court Operations
Orders in Family Law & Juvenile Court Operations

 Remote Hearings
 Remote hearing information is available on our Local Remote Hearing page.  Here you will find information and guides for how to appear remotely.  You will also find information for how to file exhibits for an upcoming hearing.