Benton County Courthouse; Photo Credit: Gary Halvorson, Oregon State Archives

The ORCP

The Oregon Rules of Civil Procedure govern procedure and practice in all Oregon circuit courts (except for the small claims department). See the current rules and learn about the most recent amendments to the ORCP by the Council and by the Legislature.

Multnomah County Courthouse; Photo Credit: Public Domain

Current Biennium

See the Council's current work, including agendas, minutes of meetings, and rule drafts.

Morrow County Courthouse; Photo Credit: Gary Halvorson, Oregon State Archives

ORCP History

The Council minutes and work product constitute the legislative history for interpreting the Oregon Rules of Civil Procedure. You can see the history of the ORCP from its inception in 1979 both by biennium and by rule. This is a work in progress, so some bienna are not yet available online.