Juvenile Code: Dependency

ORS 419B.550
Definitions for ORS 419B.550 to 419B.558


As used in ORS 419B.550 (Definitions for ORS 419B.550 to 419B.558) to 419B.558 (Entry of judgment of emancipation):

(1)

“Domicile” of a minor means the legal residence or domicile of the custodial parent or guardian.

(2)

“Emancipation” means conferral of certain rights of majority upon a minor, as enumerated in ORS 419B.552 (Application for emancipation judgment).

(3)

“Minor” means a person under the age of 18 years.

(4)

“Parent” means legal guardian or custodian, natural parent or adoptive parent if the minor has been legally adopted.

(5)

Notwithstanding subsection (1) of this section, if a minor is subject to the jurisdiction of the juvenile court pursuant to ORS 419B.100 (Jurisdiction) or 419C.005 (Jurisdiction), the domicile of that minor shall be that of the court which has jurisdiction. [1993 c.546 §133]
§§ 419B.500 to 419B.524

Notes of Decisions

Under Former Similar Statutes

Due process does not require the appointment of "independent counsel" to represent the child in every adoption or termination of parental rights proceeding. F. v. C., 24 Or App 601, 547 P2d 175 (1976)

When second termination of parental rights proceeding was not itself barred, proof was not limited by res judicata or collateral estoppel principles to facts or evidence which was not considered in or which came in to being after first proceeding. State ex rel Juvenile Dept. v. Newman, 49 Or App 221, 619 P2d 901 (1980), Sup Ct review denied

Chapter 419B

Notes of Decisions

Due process rights of parents are always implicated in construction and application of provisions of this chapter. Department of Human Services v. J.R.F., 351 Or 570, 273 P3d 87 (2012)


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