2019 Oregon Revised Statutes
Volume : 03 - Landlord-Tenant, Domestic Relations, Probate
Chapter 125 - Protective Proceedings
Section 125.710 - Powers and duties of county public guardian and conservator.

Universal Citation: OR Rev Stat § 125.710 (2019)

(1) The county public guardian and conservator may serve as the guardian or conservator, or both, of any person of whom the court having probate jurisdiction in the county may have jurisdiction. The county public guardian and conservator may serve as guardian or conservator upon the petition of any person or upon the petition of the county public guardian and conservator.

(2) When appointed as guardian or conservator by the court having probate jurisdiction, the county public guardian and conservator shall serve as provided in ORS chapter 125, ORS 127.005 and 127.015 except as specifically stated to the contrary in ORS 125.700 to 125.730.

(3) The county public guardian and conservator in the discretion of the county public guardian and conservator may employ private attorneys if the fees for the attorneys can be defrayed out of funds of the guardianship or conservatorship estate. [Formerly 126.925; 2014 c.117 §15]

Note: See note under 125.700.

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