Court Rules

This Court adopts the provisions of the Oregon Rules of Civil Procedure, Uniform Trial Court Rules Chapters 1,2,3,4,5, and 6, and Clackamas County supplementary Local Rules if applicable to municipal court proceedings, which is a court of limited jurisdiction and is not a court of record, and except as more particularly set forth in these Local Rules.

  • Weapons are prohibited in the courtroom (guns, knives, etc.) except by law enforcement officers.
  • Cell phones, pagers and other electronic devices must be powered off.
  • Audio and video recording is not permitted.
  • Be polite and courteous to the Judge, court personnel and those around you.
  • No food or drink is allowed in the courtroom.
  • Children may be present in the courtroom, however, if they disturb the proceedings you will be asked to remove them. Childcare services are not provided.
  • No backpacks are allowed. Purses and persons may be searched.
  • Suitable attire is required and hats may not be worn in the courtroom. No shorts, tank tops, pajamas or excessively soiled or damaged clothing are permitted. You may be directed by the Judge to return at a later date for court appearance if dressed inappropriately or be seen last and have to wait outside the court room.