Intestate Succession and Wills

ORS 112.535
Payment by insurance company, financial institution, trustee or obligor

  • no liability

Any insurance company making payment according to the terms of its policy, or any financial institution, trustee or other person performing an obligation to a slayer of a decedent or an abuser of a decedent is not subject to liability because of ORS 112.455 (Definitions for ORS 112.455 to 112.555) to 112.555 (Evidence of felonious and intentional killing) if the payment or performance is made without written notice by a claimant of a claim arising under those sections. Upon receipt of written notice the person to whom it is directed may withhold any disposition of the property pending determination of the duties of the person. [1969 c.591 §66; 1997 c.631 §403; 2005 c.270 §9; 2015 c.387 §24]


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