Parent and Child Rights and Relationships

ORS 109.124
Definitions for ORS 109

As used in ORS 109.124 (Definitions for ORS 109) to 109.230 (Legality of contract between mother and father of child born out of wedlock), unless the context requires otherwise:


“Child attending school” has the meaning given that term in ORS 107.108 (Support or maintenance for child attending school).


“Child born out of wedlock” means a child born to an unmarried person or to a married person by another person who is not the person’s spouse.


“Respondent” may include, but is not limited to, one or more persons who may be the father of a child born out of wedlock, the spouse of a woman who has or may have a child born out of wedlock, the mother of a child born out of wedlock, the person pregnant with a child who may be born out of wedlock, or the duly appointed and acting guardian of the child or conservator of the child’s estate. [1979 c.246 §4; 1983 c.762 §1; 1995 c.79 §38; 1995 c.343 §24; 1995 c.514 §18; 1997 c.704 §56; 2005 c.160 §§14,20; 2007 c.454 §3; 2017 c.651 §51]


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