Parent and Child Rights and Relationships

ORS 109.030
Equality in rights and responsibilities of parents

The rights and responsibilities of the parents, in the absence of misconduct, are equal, and each parent is as fully entitled to the custody and control of the children and their earnings as the other parent. In case of the death of one parent, the other parent shall come into full and complete control of the children and their estate. [Amended by 2017 c.651 §50]

Attorney General Opinions

Noncustodial parental rights and duties concerning minor child on death of custodial parent, (1980) Vol 41, p 96

Law Review Citations

53 OLR 533-534 (1974); 26 WLR 1023 (1990)


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