Justice Court has jurisdiction over tickets for the violation of Possession of Less Than One Ounce of Marijuana. ORS 475.486
The violation has a minimum fine of $600.00. In addition, the Legislature requires that the court direct the Oregon DMV to suspend the defendant’s driving privileges for a six month period. If a defendant has not been convicted of any substance abuse crimes or violations and is not now or in the past has not participated in a substance abuse diversion program, a defendant may petition the court for the Marijuana Diversion program.