2011 Oregon Revised Statutes
ORS Volume 4, Chapters 131 - 170
ORS Chapter 156
156.020 Filing complaint as commencement of action.

OR Rev Stat § 156.020 (through Leg Sess 2011) What's This?

In a justice court, a criminal action is commenced by the filing of the complaint therein, verified by the oath of the person commencing the action, who is thereafter known as the complainant. [Amended by 1959 c.426 4]

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