Organization and Government of Cities

ORS 221.352
Municipal court docket


A municipal court of this state that registers under ORS 221.344 (Registration of municipal court) must maintain a docket. A municipal judge must enter the following information in the docket for the municipal court:


The title of every action or proceeding commenced in the court, with the names of the parties thereto and the time of commencement thereof.


The date of making or filing any pleading.


An order allowing a provisional remedy, and the date of issuing and returning the summons or other process.


The time when each party appears, or a party’s failure to do so.


Every postponement of a trial or proceeding, upon whose application and to what time.


The demand for a jury, if any, and by whom made.


The order for a jury and the time appointed for trial.


The return of an order for a jury, the names of the persons impaneled and sworn as a jury and the names of all witnesses sworn and at whose request.


The verdict of the jury and when given or, if the jury disagrees and is discharged without giving a verdict, a statement of such disagreement and discharge.


The judgment of the court and when given.


The date on which any judgment is docketed in the docket.


The fact of an appeal having been made and allowed, and the date thereof, with a memorandum of the undertaking, and the justification of the sureties.


Satisfaction of the judgment or any part thereof.


A memorandum of all orders relating to security release.


All other matters that may be material or specially required by any statute.


The docket of a municipal court under this section may be maintained in electronic form. [1999 c.788 §10; 1999 c.1051 §322a]
§§ 221.336 to 221.390

Notes of Decisions

Person who is convicted in municipal court and appeals that conviction to circuit court, pursuant to these sections, may appeal adverse decision of circuit court to Court of Appeals only if case involves constitutionality of ordinance under which defendant was convicted. City of Lincoln City v. Pennington, 91 Or App 713, 756 P2d 75 (1988)


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