2019 Oregon Revised Statutes
Volume : 03 - Landlord-Tenant, Domestic Relations, Probate
Chapter 125 - Protective Proceedings
Section 125.685 - Deputy public guardian and conservator; volunteer requirements and responsibilities.

Universal Citation: OR Rev Stat § 125.685 (2019)

(1) A deputy public guardian and conservator providing public guardian and conservator services under ORS 125.675 to 125.691 must be certified as a deputy public guardian and conservator by the Oregon Public Guardian and Conservator.

(2) A volunteer of the Oregon Public Guardian and Conservator must provide, in writing, the volunteer’s criminal history and must submit or consent to a criminal records check, including fingerprint identification.

(3) Volunteers:

(a) May not conduct the needs assessments required under ORS 125.683;

(b) May not engage in conduct that constitutes the unlicensed practice of law;

(c) Shall be under the supervision and control of the Oregon Public Guardian and Conservator or of a deputy public guardian and conservator;

(d) Shall be instructed in confidentiality and shall maintain the confidentiality of clients and of written information and materials relating to clients;

(e) May not receive compensation or any other benefit but may be reimbursed for reasonable travel and other expenses incurred in the performance of their duties on behalf of the Oregon Public Guardian and Conservator; and

(f) Except for intentional misconduct or conduct that is grossly negligent, are immune from civil liability for any acts or omissions occurring, or errors in judgment made in good faith, in the course of providing authorized public guardian and conservator services. [2014 c.117 §6; 2017 c.310 §3]

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