Legal Resources

Below you will find legal resources on a variety of topics. If you are PSU student and have not already submitted an appointment request form for help with your legal matter, we encourage you to start there- you may be eligible for free legal help from our office!

For those that are not eligible, or for issues outside our scope, we have included links for free & low-cost legal resources below. 

Current Topics

Our Most Common Legal Matter Types

Other Legal Resources

Bankruptcy Resources

Consumer Law Resources

  • This website by the Federal Trade Commission provides useful information about identity theft, as well as consumer credit reports and numerous other consumer issues. 
  • This website by the Oregon Insurance Division provides basic information about automobile insurance. Go to Insurance for Consumers. 
  • This website by the Oregon Department of Justice, Consumer Protection Division. Go to Consumer Protection and choose from the drop-down list of topics. 
  • This website by the Federal Trade Commission allows you to join the Do Not Call Registry to stop telephone calls from telemarketers.
  • This website provides basic instructions to Oregon employers about wage garnishment. Go to Technical Assistance for Employers Garnishments.
  • Oregon State Bar Lawyer Referral Service (503-684-3763 or 800-4525-7636). The Oregon State Bar may be able to refer you to an attorney for a low-cost consultation regarding a consumer issue. 

Criminal Law

  • Metropolitan Public Defender - A nonprofit law firm which provides legal assistance to individuals with criminal matters. Also holds an expungement clinic periodically call for details). Has offices in Portland and Hillsboro.

Estate Planning and Wills:

Expungement (sealing of criminal records):

Looking for resources about Covid-19 specific topics, Renter's Rights, Family Law, Immigration, Rights for Protestors, or Domestic/Interpersonal Violence resources? Please refer to the link menus at the top of this page!