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Criminal - Traffic Trials

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 200
Oregon City, Oregon 97045

Traffic Trials

All trials are scheduled during the day. When you appear at the courthouse for your trial, you will need to be prepared to present your case at the time listed on your trial notice. On the day of trial, go to the second floor of the courthouse, Room 200, to find out the courtroom assignment.

Do You Have an Attorney?

  •  For violations, if you are going to hire an attorney to represent you, you must let the court know before your appearance date.

Security at the Courthouse

Upon entry of the courthouse you will be screened at a security station, similar to airport screening. For additional information about this and for a more detailed list of what is not allowed in the courthouse, please go to our Security at the Courthouse page.

Courtroom Rules

  • The following are courtroom rules:
  • Shirts and shoes are required;
  • Caps and hats must be removed when entering the courtroom;
  • Food and drinks are not allowed in the courtroom;
  • Weapons are not allowed in any area of the courthouse;
  • Cell phones, pagers, and all other electronic devices which may disrupt the proceedings must be turned off;
  • Audio and tape recording is not permitted without prior approval of the court.

Traffic Judgment Appeals

  •  If you desire to appeal a judgment of this court, an appeal must be filed with the Oregon Court of Appeals in Salem. An appeal must be filed within 30 days of the date the judgment was entered into the trial court record.

    Appellate Court Records Section
    1163 State Street
    Salem, OR 97310
  • For additional information and to download forms, go to the Oregon Court of Appeals website.

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