Intestate Succession and Wills

ORS 112.815
Conditions for disposal of will

An attorney who has custody of a will may dispose of the will in accordance with ORS 112.820 (Procedure for destruction of will) if:


The attorney is licensed to practice law in the State of Oregon;


At least 40 years has elapsed since execution of the will;


The attorney does not know and after diligent inquiry cannot ascertain the address of the testator; and


The will is not subject to a contract to make a will or devise or not to revoke a will or devise. [1989 c.770 §4]
Note: See note under 112.800 (Definition for ORS 112.800 to 112.830).


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