Administration of Estates Generally

ORS 114.441
Definitions for ORS 114.441 to 114.462


As used in ORS 114.441 (Definitions for ORS 114.441 to 114.462) to 114.462 (Motion to close estate):

(1)

“Beneficiary” means a person for whose benefit an action against a wrongdoer may be brought under ORS 30.020 (Action for wrongful death).

(2)

“Interested person” has the meaning given that term in ORS 111.005 (Definitions for probate law).

(3)

“Personal injury claim” means a cause of action arising out of injuries to a decedent, caused by the wrongful act or omission of another, that do not result in the death of the decedent.

(4)

“Wrongful death claim” means a cause of action arising out of injuries to a decedent, caused by the wrongful act or omission of another, that result in the death of the decedent. [2019 c.166 §1]
Note: 114.441 (Definitions for ORS 114.441 to 114.462) to 114.462 (Motion to close estate) were enacted into law by the Legislative Assembly but were not added to or made a part of ORS chapter 114 or any series therein by legislative action. See Preface to Oregon Revised Statutes for further explanation.

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Jun. 26, 2021