2015 ORS § 125.080¹

(1) The court may require that a hearing be held on any petition or motion in a protective proceeding.

(2) A hearing must be held on a petition or motion if an objection is filed to the petition or motion and the objection is not withdrawn before the time scheduled for the hearing.

(3) The respondent or protected person may appear at a hearing in person or by counsel.

(4) If the court requires that a hearing be held on a petition, or a hearing is otherwise required under this section, the court may appoint counsel for the respondent unless the respondent is already represented by counsel. [1995 c.664 §12; 1999 c.775 §1; 2003 c.227 §4]