Resolution Services is OPEN FOR VIRTUAL BUSINESS. We will be providing services exclusively via phone or video conferencing. Please contact us by email, phone, or mail. We will work to respond as quickly as we can, and we do ask for your patience as we focus on providing public service and keeping our community and staff safe.
We can help you with the following kinds of disputes:
Conflicts related to trees, fences, property lines, noise, animals, traffic, parking and more.
If you’re going through a divorce, annulment or separation, and have children under the age of 18, you are required by the state to take a parenting course to learn how the change can affect your child.
Frequently Asked Questions
Resolution Services provides domestic relations mediation and couples' counseling in Spanish.
We contract with local interpreters to provide interpretation services in American Sign Language and other languages.
The Parent Education class is conducted in English, with simultaneous interpreters available by pre-arrangement in Spanish, ASL and other languages upon request.
Please also see our Links section for resources in Spanish and Russian.7811
Resolution Services is not able to provide childcare. Please make alternate arrangements for the care of your children during appointments or classes.7811
Generally, children do not attend mediation or counseling sessions. On occasion, the mediator or counselor may meet with a child or other third party, with the consent of the parents. However, we do not routinely see children. We recognize the involvement of children and talk with parents to evaluate their specific situation and their children's needs.
Children do not attend the Parent Education class.7811
The residency requirements for services at CCRS depend on the type of service and its funding stream. CCRS exists to serve the residents of Clackamas County, and also recognizes that the nature of our services is such that in some circumstances residents of other counties may need to use our services.
Domestic Relations Mediation and Conciliation is provided:
- To residents of Clackamas County who have or have not filed a domestic relations action in Clackamas County and who have a family-law related dispute.
- To any person who is not a resident of Clackamas County but who is a party to a domestic relations action filed in Clackamas County.
- To any person who is not a resident of Clackamas County but who has a family-law related dispute or has couples' counseling issues with another person who is a resident of Clackamas County.
Parent Education is provided to:
- Residents of Clackamas County who have filed a domestic relations action in Clackamas County;
- Residents of Clackamas County who have not yet filed a qualifying domestic relations action but who have minor children and intend to file a domestic relations action (Note: in these situations, Resolution Services will keep a copy of the Certificate of Attendance until the parties have filed an action and received a Court Case Number);
- Any person who is not a resident of Clackamas County but who is a party to a domestic relations action filed in Clackamas County;
- Any person who is not a resident of Clackamas County but who has a family-law related dispute with another person who is a resident of Clackamas County.
- Any person who lives in Clackamas County but who has a domestic relations action pending in another County. These individuals can register for our Parent Education Class, but must verify with the Court Clerk in the jurisdiction in which their case is filed as to whether that jurisdiction will accept our Parent Education class.
- Any other person, including new partners, other adult family members, and local professionals, who are interested in attending the class.
- In the event of space constraints, priority is given to parties who have filed a domestic relations action in Clackamas County.
Youth and Family Mediation is provided to:
- Residents of Clackamas County;
- Families in which at least one person is a resident of Clackamas County;
- Families in which at least one person works in or goes to school in Clackamas County;
- Depending on the grant funds that support the services, some services are provided without a requirement of Clackamas County residency.
Information, Resources and Referrals
- Information, Resources and Referrals are provided to the public without regard to County of residence.
Court Clerk, 503-655-84477811
Call your local Police Department or Oregon Department of Human Services, 503-673-71127811
District Attorney's Family Support Division, 503-655-84697811
District Attorney's Victim's Assistance Division, 503-655-86167811
Court Clerk, 503-655-84477811
Call your local Police Department.7811