2011 ORS § 107.055¹
Appearance by respondent
  • affirmative defenses abolished

The respondent shall not be required to answer a petition for annulment or dissolution of a marriage or for separation except by filing a general appearance or a general appearance with counterclaims relating to matters other than the grounds for annulment, dissolution or separation. Affirmative defenses are abolished. [1971 c.280 §11; 1973 c.502 §4]