2017 ORS 117.025¹
Appointment of person to represent absentee
  • directing search

The court may appoint some disinterested person as guardian ad litem to appear for the absentee at the hearing on the petition. The court may direct the petitioner or the guardian ad litem to make search for the absentee in any manner the court considers advisable, including any or all of the following methods:

(1) By inserting in one or more suitable publications a notice requesting information from any person having knowledge of the whereabouts of the absentee.

(2) By notifying officers of justice and public welfare agencies in appropriate locations of the disappearance of the absentee.

(3) By engaging the services of an investigation agency. [1969 c.591 §205]

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 117—Estates of Absentees, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors117.­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.