Parent and Child Rights and Relationships

ORS 109.390
Authority of Department of Human Services or child-caring agency in adoption proceedings


When the Department of Human Services or an approved child-caring agency has the right to consent to the adoption of a child, the department or agency may:

(1)

If it deems the action necessary or proper, become a party to any proceeding for the adoption of the child.

(2)

Appear in court where a proceeding for the adoption of the child is pending.

(3)

Give or withhold consent in loco parentis to the adoption of the child only in accordance with ORS 109.325 (Consent by Department of Human Services or approved child-caring agency of this state). [1957 c.710 §14; 1971 c.401 §6; 2005 c.22 §90]

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May 30, 2023