Sherman County Justice Court is the judicial branch of county government. It processes citations issued by law enforcement agencies for traffic violations, boating violations, fish and game violations, and other civil violations. The Court also handles small claims and eviction actions, and the Court’s Justice of the Peace performs weddings as the schedule permits.
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Contact the Sherman County Court Administrative Assistant at (541) 565-3416 or firstname.lastname@example.org to meet with Judge Dabulskis. Contact the Justice Court at (541) 565-3572 to meet with Judge McDermid.
The Justice Court judge is Justice of the Peace Ron McDermid.
The court cannot give legal advice. You may wish to consult your own attorney. If you have questions or need legal advice, you may need to consult with legal counsel of your own choice. If you do not have an attorney, you may contact the Oregon State Bar Referral Service at 1 (800) 452-7636.
If you contact the court before your court date, the Court will typically allow a one-time, two-week continuance for entry of plea. Instructions for rescheduling a trial are included in the Order Setting Hearing. Please see the Covid-19 update.
You can request a trial by affidavit or declaration. You and the officer would be required to submit written sworn testimony in the form of an affidavit. Witnesses may also submit affidavits. The judge reads the affidavits and makes a decision. To request a trial by affidavit, enter a not guilty plea and ask for … Continued
If you qualify for the Court’s Traffic Diversion Program, you may be able to keep a ticket off your record. You can apply with the Traffic Diversion Application.
Because citations filed into the Justice Court are for violations rather than traffic crimes, you are not entitled to a court-appointed attorney. However, you are entitled to seek representation at your own expense.
Sherman County Justice Court is the judicial branch of county government. It processes citations issued by law enforcement agencies for traffic violations, boating violations, fish and game violations, and other civil violations. The Court also handles small claims and eviction actions. Meanwhile, the Court’s Justice of the Peace can perform weddings as time allows.
Apply for a marriage license by coming into the Sherman County Courthouse during business hours. Oregon law requires a three-day waiting period before a license may be used. Cost is $50, with a $7.75 charge for a certified copy of the license. Learn what you’ll need to bring in our Marriage License Information flier. The … Continued