Intestate Succession and Wills

ORS 112.455
Definitions for ORS 112.455 to 112.555


As used in ORS 112.455 (Definitions for ORS 112.455 to 112.555) to 112.555 (Evidence of felonious and intentional killing):

(1)

“Abuser” means a person who is convicted of a felony by reason of conduct that constitutes physical abuse as described in ORS 124.105 (Physical abuse subject to action) or financial abuse as described in ORS 124.110 (Financial abuse subject to action).

(2)

“Decedent” means:

(a)

A person whose life is taken by a slayer; or

(b)

A person whose date of death is not later than five years after an abuser is convicted of a felony by reason of conduct against the person that constitutes physical abuse as described in ORS 124.105 (Physical abuse subject to action) or financial abuse as described in ORS 124.110 (Financial abuse subject to action).

(3)

“Slayer” means a person who, with felonious intent, takes or procures the taking of the life of a decedent. [1969 c.591 §58; 2005 c.270 §1]

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Jun. 26, 2021