Parent and Child Rights and Relationships

ORS 109.065
Establishing parentage


Parentage may be established between a person and a child by:


The person having given birth to the child;


An unrebutted presumption of parentage under ORS 109.070 (Presumption of parentage);


An adjudication of the person’s maternity or paternity;


Adoption of the child by the person;


An effective acknowledgement of paternity by the man under ORS 109.070 (Presumption of parentage) or pursuant to the laws of another state, unless the acknowledgement has been rescinded or successfully challenged;


Establishment of paternity by an administrative order issued pursuant to ORS 25.501 (Definitions for ORS 25.501 to 25.556) to 25.556 (Expeditious court hearings);


Filiation proceedings; or


Parentage being established or declared by another provision of law.


A person is the mother of a child to whom the person gives birth. [2017 c.651 §2; 2019 c.13 §28]
Note: 109.065 (Establishing parentage) was added to and made a part of ORS chapter 109 by legislative action but was not added to any smaller series therein. See Preface to Oregon Revised Statutes for further explanation.
Chapter 109

Law Review Citations

12 WLJ 569-589 (1976)


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