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Forms for Temporary Orders

Brief descriptions of content are provided to help you decide which packet you may wish to use. The descriptions are not intended to provide you with complete information about the law or court procedure involved in each packet. For more information, please consult with an attorney.

Whenever there is a state and local version of the same form-please select LOCAL 

 Order to Show Cause-Request for Hearing Re Generic Relief

You may use these forms to request the court set a hearing for temporary relief while you’re waiting for your trial or hearing date. You must be specific in the Motion form as to what relief you want the court to order.

 Temporary Custody - Immediate Danger 

Pre-Judgment Temporary Custody Order

This process is authorized by ORS 107.097(3)(a) for certain cases involving child custody issues where the child/ren is/are in “immediate danger.” A petition for divorce, separation, custody or parenting time MUST have already been filed, or must be filed at the same time as the forms in this packet. These forms cannot be used in a case to modify (change) an existing judgment establishing custody (See the packet for Post-Judgment Temporary Custody Order below).

Post-Judgment Temporary Custody Order The process in this packet is authorized by ORS 107.139 for certain cases involving child custody issues where the child/ren is/are in “immediate danger.” A court order or judgment for custody or parenting time must already exist. A motion for a permanent modification of custody must be filed or pending at the time this application is made.

 Status Quo Orders

Pre-Judgment Status Quo Order Application

Use this packet to keep the current schedule and daily routine of the child[ren] from changing until custody or parenting time has been determined. A petition for divorce, separation, custody or parenting time MUST have already been filed, or must be filed at the same time as the forms in this packet.

Post-Judgment Status Quo Order Application

Use this packet in to keep the current schedule and daily routine of the child[ren] from changing AFTER a dissolution, separation or custody/parenting time judgment has been signed by a judge. A Motion for Modification MUST have already been filed, or must be filed at the same time as the forms in this packet.

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