Paralegal: Legal Research

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Oregon Law Resources

Oregon Courts: Oregon Judicial Department
Official website
Oregon Revised Statutes, Constitution, Court Rules & ALS, Combined
From Lexis/Nexis.
Oregon Revised Statutes
Oregon Secretary of State
Includes the Archives Division, Audits Division, Corporation Division, Elections Division and Executive Division

Related Resources


Bankruptcy, Debt & Credit
Basic information produced by the Oregon State Bar.
Bankruptcy Forms
Official forms posted by the U.S. Bankruptcy Courts
Title 11 - Bankruptcy
U.S. Bankruptcy Code. Produced by Cornell University Law School.
United States Bankruptcy Court. District of Oregon.
Includes opinions, frequently asked questions, links and more.

Corporate Law

Company Dossier
By Lexis/Nexis.
Company Profiles
By Lexis/Nexis.
SEC Filings
By Lexis/Nexis.
State of Oregon. Corporate Division.
The Corporation Division promotes commerce by enabling the creation of business, filing UCC records of debt, commission of Notaries Public and streamlining access to government services and regulatory requirements.

Criminal Law

Oregon Judges Criminal Benchbook 2005 ed.
A tool for Oregon trial judges. It summarizes statutes and case law in select areas of Oregon criminal law and procedure. It is not legal advice. Available in Spanish. By: Oregon Courts.
Washington Courts. State Forms.
Includes criminal law forms.


ABA Model Guidelines for the Utilization of Paralegal Services
By American Bar Association.
American Legal Ethics Library
This digital library contains both the codes or rules setting standards for the professional conduct of lawyers and commentary on the law governing lawyers, organized on a state by state basis. By Cornell University Law School.
NALA Code of Ethics and Professional Responsibility
Code of ethics for paralegals
NAFPA Ethics
Ethical issues for paralegals
Oregon Rules of Professional Conduct
Produced by the Oregon State Bar

Family Law

Oregon Judicial Department (OJD) Family Law Website.
Includes forms, parenting plans, information and resources. Some resources available in Spanish.
Washington Courts. State Forms.
Includes forms for divorce, dissolution, custody, child support, protective orders, juvenile court forms and more.

Forms & Contracts

Bankruptcy Forms
Official forms posted by the U.S. Bankruptcy Courts
FindLaw. Forms and Contracts
free collection of sample legal forms and business contracts is designed for legal professionals.

Immigration Law

Immigration Law
General information about immigration law. By: Oregon State Bar.
U.S. Immigration
Includes forms, laws and resources.

Legal Research, Cases and Documents