2013 Oregon Revised Statutes
Volume : 03 - Landlord-Tenant, Domestic Relations, Probate
Chapter 109 - Parent and Child Rights and Relationships
Section 109.304 - Definitions for ORS 109.305 to 109.410.


OR Rev Stat § 109.304 (2013) What's This?

As used in ORS 109.305 to 109.410, unless the context requires otherwise:

(1) "Home study" means a written report documenting the result of an assessment conducted by the Department of Human Services, a licensed adoption agency or other public agency to evaluate the suitability of a prospective adoptive parent or parents to adopt.

(2) "Placement report" means a written report prepared by the department or by an Oregon licensed adoption agency after the petition for adoption has been filed that includes the department's or the agency's recommendation to the court concerning whether the court should grant the petition for adoption based upon the department's or the agency's evaluation of:

(a) The status and adjustment of the child; and

(b) The status and adjustment of the child's prospective adoptive parent.

(3) "Records, papers and files" means all documents, writings, information, exhibits and other filings retained in the court's record of an adoption case pursuant to ORS 109.319, and includes but is not limited to the Adoption Summary and Segregated Information Statement described in ORS 109.317, and exhibits attached to the statement, the petition and exhibits attached to the petition pursuant to ORS 109.315, and any other motion, judgment, document, writing, information, exhibit or filing retained in the court's record of the adoption case. [1993 c.717 §8; 2013 c.346 §1]

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