2017 ORS 125.710¹
Powers and duties of county public guardian and conservator

(1) The county public guardian and conservator may serve as the guardian or conservator, or both, of any person of whom the court having probate jurisdiction in the county may have jurisdiction. The county public guardian and conservator may serve as guardian or conservator upon the petition of any person or upon the petition of the county public guardian and conservator.

(2) When appointed as guardian or conservator by the court having probate jurisdiction, the county public guardian and conservator shall serve as provided in ORS chapter 125, ORS 127.005 (When power of attorney in effect) and 127.015 (Power of attorney not revoked until death or other event known) except as specifically stated to the contrary in ORS 125.700 (Office of county public guardian and conservator) to 125.730 (Fees prohibited).

(3) The county public guardian and conservator in the discretion of the county public guardian and conservator may employ private attorneys if the fees for the attorneys can be defrayed out of funds of the guardianship or conservatorship estate. [Formerly 126.925; 2014 c.117 §15]

Note: See note under 125.700 (Office of county public guardian and conservator).

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.
 
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