You have six years in Oregon to sue under a contract
(oral or written). Oregon Revised Statute Section 12.080, so you are not out of time.
In Oregon, you can file a small claims case for cases up to $7,500.00, so you are also okay to file in small claims court. The Oregon State Bar Association has great information here
on the small claims process, how to file, what to expect in court, etc.
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