2015 ORS 131.567¹
Recorded notice of intent to forfeit real property
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(1) Whenever a seizing agency intends to forfeit any real property under ORS 131.550 (Definitions for ORS 131.550 to 131.600) to 131.600 (Record keeping and reporting requirements), the seizing agency may have recorded by the county clerk or other recorder of deeds of every county in which any part of the premises or real property lies a notice of intent to forfeit real property under ORS 205.246 (Instruments to be recorded). The notice must contain the legal description of the real property, the common address of the property, if any, and the name of the forfeiture counsel. From the time of recording the notice, and from that time only, the intent to forfeit is notice to purchasers and holders of encumbrances of the rights and equities in the premises of the party filing the notice. The notice must be recorded in the same book and in the same manner in which mortgages are recorded and may be discharged in like manner as mortgages are discharged, either by such party or the attorney signing the notice.

(2) Unless otherwise prescribed by law, a seizing agency recording a notice of intent to forfeit shall use substantially the following form:

______________________________________________________________________________

Pursuant to ORS 131.567 (Recorded notice of intent to forfeit real property), the undersigned states:

That I, _______________do declare that it is my intent to initiate criminal forfeiture proceedings on the following described real property:

1. The description of the real property to be affected is:

________________________

________________________

________________________

________________________

________________________

2. The common address of the property, if any, is:

________________________

________________________

________________________

Dated this ___ day of________,___.

This notice of intent to file forfeiture will expire on the ___ day of________, ___, absent future filings.

Name of agency seeking forfeiture

________________________

Name of Forfeiture Counsel

________________________

Address

________________________

________________________

________________________

Telephone Number

________________________

State of Oregon )

) ss.

County of_____ )

The foregoing instrument was acknowledged before me this ___ day of________,___.

_______________

Notary Public for Oregon

My commission expires________.

______________________________________________________________________________

(3) The notice of intent to forfeit property expires 30 days after the date of filing absent future filings to perfect. [2005 c.830 §7]


1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 131—Preliminary Provisions; Limitations; Jurisdiction; Venue; Criminal Forfeiture; Crime Prevention, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors131.­html (2015) (last ac­cessed Jul. 16, 2016).
 
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.