Direct Appeal Criminal Cases: These cases include appeals from: jury, bench, and stipulated-facts trials; conditional-plea hearings; state's appeals; guilty and no-contest pleas; probation-violation and resentencing hearings; and contempt proceedings. Using the information included on this form, the Office of Public Defense Services will prepare and file the Notice of Appeal in direct appeal criminal cases. Important: Except in state's appeals, do not refer a case until after the defendant has been sentenced.
Juvenile Dependency Appeals: Use this online form for direct appeals in juvenile dependency court cases. Please review the form instructions. NOTE: OPDS will not accept a referral for an appeal from a judgment that the juvenile court has not yet entered in the OECI trial court register.
Juvenile Delinquency Appeals: Use this online form for direct appeals in juvenile delinquency court cases. Please review the form instructions.
Post-Conviction and Habeas Corpus Cases. Use this online form for post-conviction and habeas corpus cases. The Office of Public Defense Services does not manage appeals these cases. Questions concerning an appeal of a post-conviction matter should be directed to:
O'Connor Weber LLC
522 SW 5th Avenue, Suite 1125
Portland, OR 97204
Parole Appeals. Refer parole appeals by U.S. Mail, telephone, or fax, to the address or telephone number on the right.