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Criminal - General

Pursuant to Presiding Judge Order 2020-07, beginning March 30, 2020 and continuing until further order of the court, the court has reduced in-person business hours at our public counters to Monday through Friday from 10am to 4pm, with the exception of protective order applications (Family Abuse Prevention Act, Elderly Persons and Persons with Disabilities Abuse Prevention Act, Sex Abuse Protective Orders, Emergency Risk Protection Orders) which can be filed in person Monday through Friday between the hours of 8am to 10:30 am.
Phones hours are reduced to Monday through Friday from 10am to 4pm.
Please Contact Us by Email:    Due to the COVID-19 pandemic many court employees are working remotely.  If you need assistance please email us at one of the addresses below.  Court filings will not be accepted via email. 

*Note:  The Family Law Self Help Program email is to be used by self represented litigants only.
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Criminal Unit
Phone: 503.655.8643 Option 1

Monday through Friday, excluding legal holidays:

Public Counter: 8am – 12pm and 1pm – 5pm

Phones:  8am - 12pm and 1pm - 4pm


807 Main Street, Room 104
Oregon City, Oregon 97045

 Filings of Pleadings

An active member of the Oregon State Bar must file documents using the electronic filing system, instead of conventional filing, unless: An active member of the Oregon State Bar must file documents using the electronic filing system, instead of conventional filing, unless:
Self-represented litigants may choose to electronically file their documents, or alternatively, may file them conventionally. Conventional filing is a process where a filer files the paper document with the court. Criminal pleadings may be filed at the Front Counter in Room 200, or may be mailed to the court. 

 Criminal Calendar Guide

A Guide to the Criminal A and B Dockets is an overview of our Criminal A and B dockets which encompass Case Manager Hearings, Probation Violation Hearings, Pleas and Sentencings. The Guide identifies start times for the A/B Dockets, attorney courtroom assignment, why the UCJ offer sheet is required and how to fill it out, courtroom assistance, matters that will continue to be completed in paper, and the probation conditions that will apply to the various probation packages used in Clackamas County.

 Court-Appointed Attorney Application

If you have questions regarding applying for a court-appointed attorney, please go to the Court Appointed Attorney page on our website.

 Frequently Asked Questions

The Clackamas Court has available a fillable Plea Petition and Appeal Rights form (see below). If you are using this fillable form, please make three (3) copies to distribute as follows:

  • One to the Deputy District Attorney;
  • One for the defense attorney; and,
  • One for the defendant.

 Additional Information:

Clackamas County District Attorney’s Office

Clackamas County Community Corrections

Clackamas County Justice Court

Oregon City Municipal Court

Clackamas Indigent Defense Corporation:; 503.722.4000

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