2013 ORS § 97.976¹
Law governing validity of document of gift
  • presumption of validity

(1) A document of gift is valid if executed in accordance with:

(a) ORS 97.951 (Short title) to 97.982 (Alteration of document of anatomical gift prohibited);

(b) The laws of the state or country where it was executed; or

(c) The laws of the state or country where the person making the anatomical gift was domiciled, had a place of residence or was a national at the time the document of gift was executed.

(2) If a document of gift is valid under this section, the law of this state governs the interpretation of the document of gift.

(3) A person may presume that a document of gift or amendment of an anatomical gift is valid unless that person knows that it was not validly executed or was revoked. [2007 c.681 §16]

Note: See note under 97.951 (Short title).