Child Welfare Services

ORS 418.712
Definitions for ORS 418.714 and 418.718


As used in ORS 418.714 (Domestic violence fatality review teams) and 418.718 (Statewide team), “domestic violence fatality” means a fatality in which:

(1)

The deceased was the victim of a homicide committed by a current or former spouse, fiance, fiancee or dating partner;

(2)

The deceased was the victim of a suicide and there is evidence that the suicide is related to previous domestic violence;

(3)

The deceased was the perpetrator of the homicide of a current or former spouse, fiance, fiancee or dating partner and the perpetrator also died in the course of the domestic violence incident;

(4)

The deceased was a child who died in the course of a domestic violence incident in which either a parent of the child or the perpetrator also died;

(5)

The deceased was a current or former spouse, fiance, fiancee or dating partner of the current or former spouse, fiance, fiancee or dating partner of the perpetrator; or

(6)

The deceased was a person 18 years of age or older not otherwise described in this section and was the victim of a homicide related to domestic violence. [2005 c.547 §1]
Note: 418.712 (Definitions for ORS 418.714 and 418.718) to 418.718 (Statewide team) were enacted into law by the Legislative Assembly but were not added to or made a part of ORS chapter 418 or any series therein by legislative action. See Preface to Oregon Revised Statutes for further explanation.
Chapter 418

Notes of Decisions

Where plaintiffs brought action under 42 U.S.C. 1983 alleging violation of federal civil rights after defendant Children's Services Division employees removed plaintiffs' child from home following reports of abuse, CSD workers entitled to absolute immunity in investigation, taking child into custody and keeping plaintiffs from visiting child. Tennyson v. Children's Services Division, 308 Or 80, 775 P2d 1365 (1989)


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