§ 14.110 When place of trial may be changed
§ 14.120 Time of motion; to what county changed; number of changes
§ 14.130 Notice to proper or more convenient court
§ 14.160 When change of venue complete

Terms Used In Oregon Statutes > Chapter 14 > Change of Venue

  • Affidavit: A written statement of facts confirmed by the oath of the party making it, before a notary or officer having authority to administer oaths.
  • Answer: The formal written statement by a defendant responding to a civil complaint and setting forth the grounds for defense.
  • Damages: Money paid by defendants to successful plaintiffs in civil cases to compensate the plaintiffs for their injuries.
  • district: means any one of the following:

    (1) A people's utility district organized under ORS chapter 261. See Oregon Statutes 198.010

  • Evidence: Information presented in testimony or in documents that is used to persuade the fact finder (judge or jury) to decide the case for one side or the other.
  • Executive session: A portion of the Senate's daily session in which it considers executive business.
  • Jurisdiction: (1) The legal authority of a court to hear and decide a case. Concurrent jurisdiction exists when two courts have simultaneous responsibility for the same case. (2) The geographic area over which the court has authority to decide cases.
  • local government: means all cities, counties and local service districts located in this state, and all administrative subdivisions of those cities, counties and local service districts. See Oregon Statutes 174.116
  • public notice: means any legal publication which requires an affidavit of publication as required in ORS 193. See Oregon Statutes 174.104
  • Quorum: The number of legislators that must be present to do business.
  • Settlement: Parties to a lawsuit resolve their difference without having a trial. Settlements often involve the payment of compensation by one party in satisfaction of the other party's claims.
  • United States: includes territories, outlying possessions and the District of Columbia. See Oregon Statutes 174.100
  • Venue: The geographical location in which a case is tried.
  • Violate: includes failure to comply. See Oregon Statutes 174.100