2017 ORS 125.435¹
Power of conservator to make gifts

If the estate has adequate funds to provide for the purposes specified in ORS 125.425 (Powers of conservator to pay expenses of protected person and dependents), a conservator may make gifts on behalf of the protected person for such purposes as the protected person might have been expected to make. The conservator may make gifts without prior court approval of up to $250 to a person in a calendar year, not to exceed an aggregate amount of $1,000 for all gifts in a calendar year. The conservator must have prior court approval for any other gifts. [1995 c.664 §41]

Notes of Decisions

Under Former Similar Statute (Ors 126.327)

Conservator had power to make gifts to herself and her family where gifts were continua­tion of family custom. Willbanks v. Mars, 37 Or App 795, 588 P2d 118 (1978), Sup Ct review denied

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 125—Protective Proceedings, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors125.­html (2017) (last ac­cessed Mar. 30, 2018).
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2017, Chapter 125, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ano125.­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.