2015 ORS 114.505¹
Definitions for ORS 114.505 to 114.560

As used in ORS 114.505 (Definitions for ORS 114.505 to 114.560) to 114.560 (Exclusive remedy):

(1) "Affiant" means the person or persons signing an affidavit filed under ORS 114.515 (Value of estate).

(2) "Claiming successors" means:

(a) If the decedent died intestate, the heir or heirs of the decedent, or if there is no heir, an estate administrator of the Department of State Lands appointed under ORS 113.235 (Appointment of estate administrators by Director of Department of State Lands);

(b) If the decedent died testate, the devisee or devisees of the decedent; and

(c) Any creditor of the estate entitled to payment or reimbursement from the estate under ORS 114.545 (Duties of person filing affidavit) (1)(d) who has not been paid or reimbursed the full amount owed such creditor within 60 days after the date of the decedent’s death.

(3) "Estate" means decedent’s property subject to administration in Oregon. [1973 c.710 §2; 1977 c.239 §1; 1979 c.340 §1; 1979 c.467 §3; 1989 c.228 §1; 2003 c.395 §14; 2005 c.22 §92; 2015 c.146 §2]

Atty. Gen. Opinions

Minimum probate filing fees for "small estates," (1974) Vol 37, p 212

Law Review Cita­tions

16 WLR 307 (1979); 26 WLR 286 (1990)


1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 114—Administration of Estates Generally, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors114.­html (2015) (last ac­cessed Jul. 16, 2016).
 
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2015, Chapter 114, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ano114.­html (2015) (last ac­cessed Jul. 16, 2016).
 
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.