Know the Laws: Oregon
Most of the laws relevant to domestic violence and sexual assault are based on state law.
Information about restraining orders to prevent abuse, stalking protection orders, and restraining orders for the elderly and disabled.
Information about custody in Oregon.
This page addresses some general (not state-specific) laws of one parent taking a child out of the state or country, without the other parent's consent.
General information about divorce in Oregon.
Oregon's housing laws protect victims of domestic violence, sexual assault and stalking. You can be let out of your lease, get your locks changed, the abuser's tenancy can be terminated, and the landlord cannot discriminate against you.
Information about crimes the abuser may have committed in Oregon and victim assistance programs.
There are state laws that may make it illegal for an abuser to buy or have a gun.
You may have a right to sue an abuser for medical costs, lost wages, and to recover your property.
Immigration information for victims of domestic violence, crime victims, and others.
Under federal law, which applies to all states, an abuser may lose his right to have a gun.
Information about military protection orders and confidentiality on military bases.
Information about tribal laws related to domestic violence and sexual abuse.
A get is a divorce under Jewish law.