2017 ORS 114.517¹
Approval of attorneys filing affidavits for recipients of Medicaid or other public assistance

The Director of Human Services, or the director’s designated representative, or the Director of the Oregon Health Authority, or the director’s designated representative, may approve in writing attorneys who are eligible to file an affidavit under ORS 114.515 (Value of estate) if the decedent received public assistance as defined in ORS 411.010 (Definitions), received medical assistance as defined in ORS 414.025 (Definitions for ORS chapters 411, 413 and 414) or received care at an institution as defined in ORS 179.010 (Definitions), and it appears that the assistance or the cost of care may be recovered from the estate of the decedent. An attorney approved under this section does not represent the Director of Human Services or the Director of the Oregon Health Authority when the attorney files an affidavit under ORS 114.515 (Value of estate). [2009 c.262 §6; 2009 c.828 §9; 2013 c.688 §18]

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 (2017) (last ac­cessed Mar. 30, 2018).
 
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2017, Chapter 114, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ano114.­html (2017) (last ac­cessed Mar. 30, 2018).
 
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.