2011 ORS § 126.822¹
Transfer to custodian in absence of authorization

(1) Subject to subsection (3) of this section, a personal representative or trustee may make an irrevocable transfer to another adult or trust company as custodian for the benefit of a minor pursuant to ORS 126.832 (Creation and transfer of custodial property), in the absence of a will or under a will or trust that does not contain an authorization to do so.

(2) Subject to subsection (3) of this section, a conservator may make an irrevocable transfer to another adult or trust company as custodian for the benefit of the minor pursuant to ORS 126.832 (Creation and transfer of custodial property).

(3) A transfer under subsection (1) or (2) of this section may be made only if:

(a) The personal representative, trustee or conservator considers the transfer to be in the best interest of the minor;

(b) The transfer is not prohibited by or inconsistent with provisions of the applicable will, trust agreement or other governing instrument; and

(c) The transfer is authorized by the court if it exceeds $30,000 in value. [1985 c.665 §7; 2001 c.244 §3]