Deschutes County Justice Court
Justice Court is a state court administered by the County, under the direction of an elected Justice of the Peace. The court's office is located in Redmond, and court sessions are held in Redmond, Sisters and La Pine. Justice Court handles traffic and ordinance violations, small claims and certain civil matters.
Justice Court staff cannot give legal advice. You may contact Oregon State Bar legal referral service at (800) 452-7636 or visit the Oregon State Bar website link provided at the bottom of this page.
Major credit cards, debit cards and eChecks are accepted. Payments submitted online are processed by Point and Pay* and may not reflect on your balance owing for up to 3 business days.
Our Redmond Court location will be held in it's new location beginning with all arraignments and trials starting April 24, 2017, forward. Court will be held on the first floor of the Redmond City Hall in the Council Chambers. Check our locations page for further information.
Justice Court is settled into our new office located on the 2nd floor of Redmond City Hall, room 230.
Justice Court will be closed on May 29, 2017, in observance of Memorial Day.
Justice Court will be closed on July 4, 2017, in observance of Independence Day.
Please be aware that if you were scheduled for court this day you should have received a new arraignment date. Please take notice that this day(s) will not be available for those wanting to see the Judge within their 7 day grace period.
Please remember Justice Court has a drop off box located as a drive through behind Redmond City Hall in the employee parking lot if you need to drop off anything. The drop box is opened on business days at 1 pm. Payments may be made via the internet for those trying to make payments and are unable to make it to our business location.
Due to increasing demands on his time, the Deschutes County Justice of the Peace, Judge Fadeley, no longer performs weddings. There are several Pro-tem Judges in Bend who perform ceremonies. The link below (under Web Links) will take you to the City of Bend webpage which will give you more information.
Marriage license applications can be purchased from the Deschutes County Clerk's Office. They can be reached by phone at (541) 388-6549 or under Permits & Licenses (tab above).
Other Courts in Deschutes County:
The Justice Court is not a part of the Deschutes County Circuit Court, that is housed in the county's courthouse in Bend, OR, and operated by the State of Oregon Judicial Department. For information about the Circuit Court, call the state court offices at (541) 388-5300 or visit their website (provided below under Web Links).
If you were cited into the Bend Municipal Court, you will need to contact their business office to handle your citation. The Deschutes County Justice Court cannot help with their citations. We are separate courts. Bend Municipal Court can be reached at (541) 388-5572, press '9' to talk to a clerk. Their website information is available in Web Links below.