Frivolous petition or response
- • attorney fees
(1) In addition to any other relief a court may grant or order under ORS 138.510 (Persons who may file petition for relief) to 138.680 (Short title), the court shall award attorney fees to the prevailing party if the court finds that the other party’s petition or response was frivolous.
(2) An award of attorney fees under this section may not exceed $100.
(3) If the party required to pay attorney fees is an adult in the custody of a correctional institution, the fees may be drawn from, or charged against, the trust account of the adult in custody. [1995 c.657 §3; 2019 c.213 §23]
Note: 138.527 (Frivolous petition or response) was enacted into law by the Legislative Assembly but was not added to or made a part of ORS chapter 138 or any series therein by legislative action. See Preface to Oregon Revised Statutes for further explanation.
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