Legal Services

We offer legal services at sliding scale rates to low- to middle-income Oregonians in the areas of family law, tenant eviction defense, estate planning, and probate. 

Overview of legal programs


Family law

The family law program is dedicated to providing affordable legal services to families in need. We specialize in divorce, child custody, child support, parenting time, restraining orders, stalking orders, and other legal issues affecting families. We provide a range of affordable options for getting legal help, including legal classes, legal coaching, and targeted representation. 


Tenant eviction defense

The Commons Law Center helps low- and moderate-income Oregonians defend against eviction at low or no cost. 

Estate planning

The Commons Law Center helps Oregonians and their families protect their property, provide for loved ones, and make sure that their health care wishes are respected. The right legal documents can make sure that your money and property does not fall into the wrong hands.

Will and testament


The Commons Law Center helps Oregonians and their families handle the affairs of their loved ones after death. Make sure you handle all of the legal compliance tasks necessary for administering a trust or probate, and avoid the risk of beneficiary disputes.