Protective Proceedings

ORS 125.010
Protective proceedings


(1)

Any person who is interested in the affairs or welfare of a respondent may file a petition for the appointment of a fiduciary or entry of other protective order.

(2)

A protective proceeding is commenced by the filing of a petition in a court with jurisdiction over protective proceedings.

(3)

The court may appoint any of the following fiduciaries in a protective proceeding:

(a)

A guardian, with the powers and duties specified in this chapter.

(b)

A conservator, with the powers and duties specified in this chapter.

(c)

A temporary fiduciary, with the powers and duties specified in this chapter.

(d)

Any other fiduciary necessary to implement a protective order under ORS 125.650 (Other protective orders).

(4)

In addition to appointing a fiduciary, or in lieu of appointing a fiduciary, the court may enter any other protective order in a protective proceeding in the manner provided by ORS 125.650 (Other protective orders).

(5)

The court may make a determination described in ORS 127.550 (Petition for judicial review of advance directives) with regard to an advance directive in a protective proceeding in which a guardian or temporary guardian has been appointed for the principal, or in which the petition seeks the appointment of a guardian or a temporary guardian for the principal. [1995 c.664 §2; 2001 c.396 §1]

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Jun. 26, 2021