2017 ORS 125.700¹
Office of county public guardian and conservator
  • expenses
  • termination

The county court or board of county commissioners of any county:

(1) After making a determination that there exists a need within the county for a guardian or conservator for persons who do not have relatives or friends willing to serve as a guardian or conservator and capable of assuming the duties of guardianship or conservatorship, may create the office of county public guardian and conservator and such subordinate positions as may be necessary to operate effectively the office of county public guardian and conservator.

(2) May expend county funds for the purpose of operating the office of county public guardian and conservator.

(3) After establishment of the office of county public guardian and conservator, upon the finding that the county does not need the service of a county public guardian and conservator, may terminate the office. [Formerly 126.905; 2014 c.117 §13]

Note: 125.700 (Office of county public guardian and conservator) to 125.730 (Fees prohibited) were enacted into law by the Legislative Assembly but were not added to or made a part of ORS chapter 125 or any series therein by legislative action. See Preface to Oregon Revised Statutes for further explanation.

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 125—Protective Proceedings, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors125.­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.