Marital Dissolution, Annulment and Separation

ORS 107.101
Policy regarding parenting

It is the policy of this state to:


Assure minor children of frequent and continuing contact with parents who have shown the ability to act in the best interests of the child;


Encourage such parents to share in the rights and responsibilities of raising their children after the parents have separated or dissolved their marriage;


Encourage parents to develop their own parenting plan with the assistance of legal and mediation professionals, if necessary;


Grant parents and courts the widest discretion in developing a parenting plan; and


Consider the best interests of the child and the safety of the parties in developing a parenting plan. [1997 c.707 §1]

Law Review Citations

35 WLR 523, 585, 643 (1999)

Chapter 107

Notes of Decisions

Trial court has authority to establish liquidated sum as amount owed by spouse under settlement agreement. Horner and Horner, 119 Or App 112, 849 P2d 560 (1993)

Atty. Gen. Opinions

Emergency or necessity as the only grounds for waiver of 90-day period, (1971) Vol 35, p 982

Law Review Citations

55 OLR 267-277 (1976); 27 WLR 51 (1991)


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