§ 14.030 Jurisdiction as affected by place where cause of action or suit arises
§ 14.040 Actions and suits that are to be brought where subject is situated
§ 14.050 Actions that are to be brought where cause arose
§ 14.060 Venue of suits against state departments and officials
§ 14.080 Venue for other actions; residence of corporations and partnerships

Terms Used In Oregon Statutes > Chapter 14 > Jurisdiction and Venue

  • City: includes any incorporated village or town. See Oregon Statutes 174.100
  • Corporation: A legal entity owned by the holders of shares of stock that have been issued, and that can own, receive, and transfer property, and carry on business in its own name.
  • County court: includes board of county commissioners. See Oregon Statutes 174.100
  • district: means any one of the following:

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

  • Foreclosure: A legal process in which property that is collateral or security for a loan may be sold to help repay the loan when the loan is in default. Source: OCC
  • Liabilities: The aggregate of all debts and other legal obligations of a particular person or legal entity.
  • 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
  • Misdemeanor: Usually a petty offense, a less serious crime than a felony, punishable by less than a year of confinement.
  • Mortgage: The written agreement pledging property to a creditor as collateral for a loan.
  • Partnership: A voluntary contract between two or more persons to pool some or all of their assets into a business, with the agreement that there will be a proportional sharing of profits and losses.
  • Summons: Another word for subpoena used by the criminal justice system.
  • Testimony: Evidence presented orally by witnesses during trials or before grand juries.
  • Writ: A formal written command, issued from the court, requiring the performance of a specific act.