COVID-19 (coronavirus disease) law help: Legal resources during the pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic presents many unique legal challenges. Here are some resources to help you get the information and support you need during this difficult time. (Check out Law help: legal research assistance and legal aid for more resources.)

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Free, reliable legal information on multiple topics, including housing protections, stimulus money, and court closures.
 
Access to authoritative informational and legal resources from the State of Oregon Law Library.
 
An up-to-date list of federal legislation, regulation, and contract spending related to COVID-19. From Skopos Labs.
 

Housing

 
The latest information from Multnomah County Chair Deborah Kafoury. 
 
Information about Oregon’s eviction moratorium and rent replacement grace period. From the Oregon Law Center and Legal Aid Services of Oregon.
 

Workplace

 
Oregon regulation and guidance pertaining to workplace issues like safety, sick time, and discrimination.
 
Information from the U.S. Department of Labor.
 

Family

 
Prepared by Legal Aid Services of Oregon and the Oregon Law Center.
 
From the Oregon Department of Justice.
 
A joint statement from the Association of Family and Conciliation Courts and the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers.
 

Immigrants and Refugees

 
Information and resources from the Oregon Attorney General.
 
A general overview of some of the federal public programs available to support individuals and families during the COVID-19 crisis. From Protecting Immigrant Families.
 
Information about your employment and sick time rights in Oregon.
 

Consumer

 
From the Oregon Department of Justice Consumer Protection.
 
A list of resources to help families navigate their financial lives during the pandemic.

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