Circuit Courts Generally

ORS 3.408
Matters assignable to family court department


(1)

The presiding judge of the judicial district may assign to a family court department established under ORS 3.405 (Application to establish family court department) all of the following matters:

(a)

Proceedings under the provisions of ORS chapters 107, 108, 109 and 110;

(b)

Proceedings under the provisions of ORS chapter 25;

(c)

Guardianship proceedings for minors under the provisions of ORS chapter 125;

(d)

Juvenile court proceedings under ORS chapters 419A, 419B and 419C;

(e)

Proceedings to commit a person with a mental illness under the provisions of ORS chapter 426;

(f)

Probate proceedings under ORS chapters 111, 112, 113, 114, 115, 116 and 117; and

(g)

Any other proceeding in which a family is involved.

(2)

In addition to the matters specified in subsection (1) of this section, the presiding judge of the judicial district may assign to a family court department any criminal proceeding that involves domestic violence or other crime between family members. [1993 c.165 §2; 1995 c.608 §19; 1995 c.664 §67; 1995 c.781 §15; 1995 c.800 §7; 1999 c.1081 §1; 2007 c.70 §3; 2011 c.720 §51]

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