Initiation of Estate Proceedings

ORS 113.086
Approval of attorneys who are eligible to be personal representative for decedent who received Medicaid or other public assistance


The Director of Human Services, or the director’s designated representative, or the Director of the Oregon Health Authority, or the director’s designated representative, may approve in writing attorneys who are eligible to be appointed as personal representatives under ORS 113.085 (Preference in appointing personal representative) if the decedent received public assistance as defined in ORS 411.010 (Definitions), received medical assistance as defined in ORS 414.025 (Definitions for ORS chapters 411, 413 and 414) or received care at an institution as defined in ORS 179.010 (Definitions), and it appears that the assistance or the cost of care may be recovered from the estate of the decedent. An attorney approved under this section does not represent the Director of Human Services or the Director of the Oregon Health Authority when appointed as a personal representative. [2009 c.262 §2; 2009 c.828 §6; 2013 c.688 §15]

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