2011 ORS § 114.650¹
Decedents probate estate

For purposes of ORS 114.600 (Elective share generally) to 114.725 (Effect of separation), a decedents probate estate is the value of all estate property that is subject to probate and that is available for distribution after payment of claims and expenses of administration. A decedents probate estate includes all property that could be administered under a small estate affidavit pursuant to ORS 114.505 (Definitions for ORS 114.505 to 114.560) to 114.560 (Exclusive remedy). A decedents probate estate does not include any property that constitutes a probate transfer to the decedents surviving spouse under ORS 114.685 (Decedents probate transfers to surviving spouse). [2009 c.574 §10]