Clackamas County is a county that is located in the state of Oregon. Clackamas County owns several notable national distinctions. Its county seat, Oregon City, was the home of the only Federal Courthouse west of the Rockies. When San Francisco was first platted during the gold rush of 1849 (a method of officially mapping an area), it was here that this plat was duly recorded and recognized. Clackamas County is also the home of the country’s only year round ski resort on Mount Hood, which towers over the county and most of Western Oregon.
Information About the Legal System in Clackamas County, Oregon
Clackamas County is one of the 36 counties within the state of Oregon. As in other states, courts in Oregon are both rooted with common law tradition and is governed by a state constitution and statutes that supersedes common law. If you have a case in Clackamas County, you will want an attorney familiar with the Clackamas County Circuit Court and others in Oregon’s 5th Judicial Circuit. The Circuit Court is Clackamas County’s trial court, so if you have a case in Clackamas County it is likely that it will end up there.
Legal assistance can be found very easily within Clackamas County and the state of Oregon with the number of attorneys located within the state. These attorneys can represent you in many diverse areas of law including: personal injury, bankruptcy, automobile accidents, tax, DUI, arson, assault, divorce, child custody and alimony issues and more.
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