Legal Services

Safe Harbors offers legal advocacy to survivors of domestic violence, sexual assault, dating violence, and stalking. Our legal support offerings include informing victims on civil and criminal options and offering support and accompaniment through the legal process. We also assist in protection order process, referral to legal representation, and court watch for relevant cases.

Wallowa County Legal Services

Enterprise Police

Non-Emergency Phone: 541-426-3136

Oregon State Police

Non-Emergency Phone: 800-442-2068

Wallowa County Circuit Court

Phone: 541-426-4991

Wallowa County District Attorney

Phone: 541-426-4543 x 640
Fax: 541-426-6128
District Attorney Assistant: daclerk@co.wallowa.or.us

Oregon Legal Aid, Pendleton Regional Office

Phone: 541-276-6685

Safe Harbors staff are not qualified to give legal advice, but we are able to provide information about available services. The Oregon State Bar's Lawyer Referral Service has a variety of programs to assist the public in finding the right lawyer. 

Types of protective orders:

FAMILY ABUSE PREVENTION ACT RESTRAINING ORDER

(FAPA)

ELIGIBILITY: : Family or household member.

QUALIFYING ABUSE: Attempting to cause or intentionally, knowingly, or recklessly causing bodily injury; or placing in fear of imminent bodily injury; or causing to engage in sexual relations by force or threat of force.

LEARN MORE AND ACCESS FORMS:

https://www.courts.oregon.gov/programs/family/domestic-violence/pages/restraining.aspx

ELDERLY PERSONS AND PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES ABUSE PREVENTION ACT RESTRAINING ORDER

(EPPDAPA )

ELIGIBILITY: Do not have to have a particular relationship; however, cannot be a person's guardian or conservator.

QUALIFYING ABUSE: Physical injury caused by nonaccidental means or at variance with given explanation; neglect leading to physical harm; abandonment by a person who owes duties of care to an elderly person or person with disability; willful infliction of physical pain or injury; verbal abuse; threats of physical or emotional harm; sweepstakes abuse; wrongfully taking or threatening to take money or property; or nonconsensual sexual contact.

LEARN MORE AND ACCESS FORMS:

https://www.courts.oregon.gov/programs/family/domestic-violence/Pages/elderly-abuse.aspx

SEXUAL ASSAULT PROTECTIVE ORDER

(SAPO)

ELIGIBILITY: Cannot be a household or family member (exceptions for minors).

QUALIFYING ABUSE: Sexual contact with a person who does not consent to the sexual contact; or person who is incapable of consenting.

LEARN MORE AND ACCESS FORMS: 

https://www.courts.oregon.gov/programs/family/domestic-violence/Pages/sexual-abuse.aspx

STALKING PROTECTIVE ORDER

(SPO)

ELIGIBILITY: Do not have to have a particular relationship.

QUALIFYING ABUSE: Intentionally, knowingly, or recklessly engaging in two or more unwanted contacts that alarmed or coerced any person or a member of that person's family or household.

LEARN MORE AND ACCESS FORMS:

https://www.courts.oregon.gov/programs/family/domestic-violence/Pages/stalking.aspx