Oregon Statutes - Chapter 55 - Small Claims - Section 55.130 - Enforcement of judgment when no appeal is taken; fees.

(1) If no appeal is taken by a party against whom a judgment to make payment is rendered and the party fails to pay the judgment according to the terms and conditions thereof, the justice of the peace before whom the hearing was had, may, on application of the prevailing party, certify the judgment in substantially the following form:


In the Justice Court for ______ District, ______County, Oregon.






In the Small Claims Department

This is to certify that in a certain action before me, the undersigned, had on this, the _____ day of _____, 2__, wherein ______ was plaintiff and _________ was defendant, jurisdiction of the defendant having been had by personal service (or otherwise), as provided by law, I then and there entered judgment against the (defendant or plaintiff) in the sum of ___ dollars, which judgment has not been paid.

Witness my hand this ___ day of______, 2__.


Justice of the Peace

Sitting in the Small

Claims Department.


(2) Upon the payment of a fee of $5 the justice of the peace shall forthwith enter the judgment transcript on the docket of the justice court. Thereafter execution and other process on execution provided by law may issue thereon as in other cases of judgments of justice courts, and transcripts of the judgments may be filed and entered in judgment dockets in circuit courts with like effect as in other cases. [Amended by 1965 c.619 §30; 1977 c.875 §19; 1987 c.829 §4; 1997 c.801 §134]

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