Intestate Succession and Wills

ORS 112.578
Construction of survivorship provisions in governing instruments


Except as provided in ORS 112.586 (Exceptions), if a governing instrument contains a provision the operation of which is conditioned on whether a specified person survives the death of another person or survives another event, the specified person shall be deemed to have died before the other person or before the other event unless it is established by clear and convincing evidence that the specified person survived the other person or event by at least 120 hours. [1999 c.131 §3]
Note: See note under 112.570 (Definitions for ORS 112.570 to 112.590).

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