2011 ORS § 293.500¹
Probate proceedings unnecessary
  • accounting to administrator

It shall not be necessary to institute probate proceedings to establish the right of any of the surviving parties named in ORS 293.490 (Payment upon death of person entitled to money from state if estate not in probate) to collect the amounts due the decedent under ORS 293.490 (Payment upon death of person entitled to money from state if estate not in probate) and 293.495 (Procedure for payment); but if, after payment of such amounts, the estate of the decedent is probated, the person receiving the moneys due the decedent shall account therefor to the administrator of the estate of the decedent. [Formerly 291.530]