ORS 51.310¹
Schedule of fees
  • payment of fees to county treasurer

(1) Except as provided in ORS 105.130 (How action conducted), the justice of the peace shall collect, in advance except in criminal cases, and issue receipts for, the following fees:

(a) For the first appearance of the plaintiff, $30.

(b) For the first appearance of the defendant, $22.50.

(c) In the small claims department, for a plaintiff filing a claim, $22.50; and for a defendant requesting a hearing, $15.

(d) For transcript of judgment, $6.

(e) For transcript of judgment from the small claims department, $5.

(f) For certified copy of judgment, $3.50.

(g) For issuing writs of execution or writs of garnishment, $5 for each writ.

(h) For taking an affidavit of a private party, $1.

(i) For taking depositions, for each folio, 70 cents.

(j) For supplying to private parties copies of records and files, the same fees as provided or established for the county clerk under ORS 205.320 (Fees collected by county clerk).

(k) For each official certificate, $1.

(L) For taking and certifying for a private party an acknowledgment of proof of any instrument, $3.

(m) Costs in criminal cases, where there has been a conviction, or upon forfeiture of security, $5.

(2) Not later than the last day of the month immediately following the month in which fees set forth in subsection (1) of this section are collected, the justice of the peace shall pay all such fees, other than those for performing marriage ceremonies, over to the county treasurer of the county wherein the justice of the peace was elected or appointed, for crediting to the general fund of the county, and shall take the receipt of the treasurer therefor. [Amended by 1965 c.619 §25; 1979 c.447 §2; 1987 c.829 §1; 1989 c.583 §10; 1991 c.458 §2; 1997 c.801 §132; 1999 c.1051 §245; 2003 c.687 §1]

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 51—Justice Courts; Jurisdiction, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­051.­html (2007) (last ac­cessed Feb. 12, 2009).
2 OregonLaws.org contains the con­tents of Volume 21 of the ORS, inserted along­side the per­tin­ent statutes. See the preface to the ORS An­no­ta­tions for more information.
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.
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