2017 ORS 18.245¹
Jurisdictional requirements

The following requirements are the only requirements of this chapter that are jurisdictional for the purposes of appeal of a judgment:

(1) The judgment document for the judgment must be plainly titled as a judgment as required by ORS 18.038 (Form of judgment document generally) (1).

(2) The judgment document for the judgment must comply with the requirements of ORS 18.038 (Form of judgment document generally) (4).

(3) The court administrator for the circuit court rendering the judgment must note in the register of the court that the judgment document has been filed, as required by ORS 18.058 (Duty of court administrator with respect to form of judgment document) (1). [2005 c.568 §2]

Note: See first note under 18.005 (Definitions).

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Notes of Decisions

If terms used by trial court suffice to convey court’s concluding decision or decisions, and if terms are set forth in docu­ment properly titled as judg­ment, then judg­ment docu­ment contains judg­ment. Interstate Roofing, Inc. v. Springfield Corp., 347 Or 144, 218 P3d 113 (2009)

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 18—Judgments, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors018.­html (2017) (last ac­cessed Mar. 30, 2018).
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2017, Chapter 18, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ano018.­html (2017) (last ac­cessed Mar. 30, 2018).
3 OregonLaws.org assembles these lists by analyzing references between Sections. Each listed item refers back to the current Section in its own text. The result reveals relationships in the code that may not have otherwise been apparent.