(1) In addition to any other award, the prevailing party shall be entitled to a judgment for the small claims filing fees and service expenses paid by the party and the prevailing party fee provided for in ORS 20.190 (1)(c) or (2)(b). The prevailing party may also be awarded prevailing party fees under ORS 20.190 (3). The award shall be paid or the property delivered upon such terms and conditions as the judge may prescribe.
(2) The court may allow to the defendant a setoff not to exceed the amount of plaintiff’s claim, but in such case the court shall cause to be entered in the record the amount of the setoff allowed.
(3) No attachment shall issue on any cause in the small claims department.
(4) A judgment in the small claims department is conclusive upon the parties and no appeal may be taken from the judgment.
(5) The clerk of the court shall keep a record of all actions, proceedings and judgments in the small claims department.
(6) A judgment in the small claims department is a judgment of the circuit court. The clerk shall enter such judgment in the register of the circuit court in the manner provided by ORS 18.075. A judgment in the small claims department may create a lien as provided by ORS 46.488. Judgments that include money awards, as defined by ORS 18.005, are subject to ORS 18.042. [1971 c.760 §10; 1977 c.875 §7; 1985 c.540 §17; 1991 c.111 §7; 1995 c.618 §9; 1995 c.658 §52; 1997 c.801 §60; 1999 c.84 §8; 2003 c.576 §91]Section: Previous 46.458 46.460 46.461 46.465 46.470 46.475 46.480 46.485 46.488 46.490 46.495 46.500 46.505 46.510 46.520 Next
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