2017 ORS 111.085¹
Probate jurisdiction described

(1) The jurisdiction of the probate court includes, but is not limited to:

(a) Appointment and qualification of personal representatives.

(b) Probate and contest of wills.

(c) Determination of heirship.

(d) Determination of title to and rights in property claimed by or against personal representatives, guardians and conservators.

(e) Administration, settlement and distribution of estates of decedents.

(f) Construction of wills, whether incident to the administration or distribution of an estate or as a separate proceeding.

(g) Guardianships and conservatorships, including the appointment and qualification of guardians and conservators and the administration, settlement and closing of guardianships and conservatorships.

(h) Supervision and disciplining of personal representatives, guardians and conservators.

(i) Appointment of a successor testamentary trustee where the vacancy occurs prior to, or during the pendency of, the probate proceeding.

(2) The distributees of an estate administered in Oregon are subject to the jurisdiction of the courts of Oregon regarding any matter involving the distributees’ interests in the estate. By accepting a distribution from an estate, the distributee submits personally to the jurisdiction of the courts of this state regarding any matter involving the estate.

(3) This section does not preclude other methods of obtaining jurisdiction over a person to whom assets are distributed from an estate. [1969 c.591 §5; 1973 c.177 §1; 2017 c.169 §2]

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 111—General Provisions, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors111.­html (2017) (last ac­cessed Mar. 30, 2018).
2 OregonLaws.org contains the con­tents of Volume 21 of the ORS, inserted along­side the per­tin­ent statutes. See the preface to the ORS An­no­ta­tions for more information.
3 OregonLaws.org assembles these lists by analyzing references between Sections. Each listed item refers back to the current Section in its own text. The result reveals relationships in the code that may not have otherwise been apparent.