Oregon Statutes - Chapter 55 - Small Claims - Section 55.080 - Formal pleadings unnecessary; issuance of attachment, garnishment or execution; costs of execution taxable.

No formal pleading, other than the claim and notice, shall be necessary. The hearing and disposition of all actions shall be informal, the sole object being to dispense justice between the litigants promptly. No attachment, garnishment or execution shall issue from the small claims department on any claim except as provided in this chapter. A prevailing party’s costs in securing and service of such execution shall be taxed against the other party and recoverable as part of the judgment. [Amended by 1971 c.179 §1; 1977 c.875 §15]

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