Roseburg Municipal Court

GENERAL INFORMATION

Employee_ID_339.jpgThe Roseburg Municipal Court was established by City Charter to adjudicate violations of the City's municipal laws occurring within the city limits, which include misdemeanor crimes.

The City of Roseburg has also adopted the  Oregon State Vehicle Code by ordinance, which gives the Roseburg Municipal Court jurisdiction over these offenses within the city.

Court sanctions may include fines, time in jail, community service, road/work crew, diversion/probation, or other alternative programs, depending upon the severity of the offense and the defendant's history with the court.

CONTACT INFORMATION/COURT HOURS

Roseburg Municipal Court
900 SE Douglas Ave.
Roseburg, OR 97470
(541) 492-6720

Hours - Monday through Friday 8:00 a.m - 12:00 p.m. and 1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Disclaimer:

The information on this site does not constitute legal advice; it is provided for information only. While we make every effort to provide accurate information, there is no guarantee as to the accuracy.

Court Calendar

  Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
8:30 a.m. Criminal
Arraignments
Pre-Trials

Rm. 302

Douglas Co.
Courthouse

Criminal
Arraignments


Rm. 302

Douglas Co.
Courthouse

Criminal
Arraignments


Rm. 302

Douglas Co. Courthouse

Criminal
Arraignments


Rm. 302

Douglas Co.
Courthouse

Criminal
Arraignments


Rm. 302

Douglas Co. Courthouse

9:00 a.m.         Show Cause
Hearings
Motions
9:30 a.m.   Traffic Court
(1st Appearance)

City Hall

Jury Trial

City Hall

   
10:00a.m.   Traffic Court
(2nd Appearance)

City Hall

     
1:30 p.m.   Bench Trials

City Hall

     

3:00 p.m.

  Bench Trials (Represented)

City Hall

     

All Roseburg Municipal Court sessions are open to the public.

8:30 A.M. Criminal/Jail Arraignments

Each weekday at 8:30 a.m. the Roseburg Municipal Court holds arraignments at the Douglas County Justice Building, 1036 SE Douglas Ave., Room 302 for incarcerated defendants and those out of custody cited into criminal court. A limited amount of public seating is available. For the most part, charges heard during this session are for jailable offenses.

9:30 & 10:00 A.M. Traffic Arraignments

Minor traffic, bicycle, pedestrian and animal citations are heard at 9:30 a.m. and 10:00 a.m. on Tuesdays. Defendants do not need to check in at the front counter prior to entering the courtroom. In the courtroom, defendants will be called in the alphabetical order. The sessions do not have a set end time as they vary in length depending on how many defendants appear.

Bench Trials

Bench Trials (non-jury trials) are held Tuesday afternoons at 1:30 p.m. and 3:00 p.m. Non-jury trials are generally scheduled within 45 days after being requested.

Jury Trials

Jury trials are available to all defendants charged with any offense which could result in the defendant serving time in jail if convicted. Defendants must request a jury trial when entering a not guilty plea. Jury trials are scheduled on Wednesday only and are generally resolved within one day.