2011 ORS § 135.705¹
Satisfaction of injured person
  • dismissal of charges

(1)(a) If the person injured acknowledges in writing, at any time before trial on an accusatory instrument for the crime, that the person has received satisfaction for the injury, the court may, in its discretion, on payment of the costs and expenses incurred, enter a judgment dismissing the accusatory instrument.

(b) For purposes of paragraph (a) of this subsection, a written acknowledgment that a civil penalty under ORS 30.875 (Civil damages for shoplifting or taking of agricultural produce) has been paid is not evidence that the person injured has received full satisfaction for the injury and is not a compromise under this section.

(2) As used in this section, costs includes those expenses specially incurred by the state in prosecuting the defendant, including costs under ORS 151.505 (Authority of court to order repayment of costs related to provision of appointed counsel) for the compensation of counsel appointed pursuant to ORS 135.045 (Court appointment of counsel) or 135.050 (Eligibility for court-appointed counsel) and fees and expenses paid under ORS 135.055 (Compensation and expenses of appointed counsel). [Formerly 134.020 [bad link]; 1981 s.s. c.3 §121; 1985 c.540 §34; 1985 c.710 §4; 1987 c.803 §25; 1999 c.925 §1; 2003 c.449 §28; 2009 c.484 §9]