ORS 24.240¹
Jurisdiction

(1) The foreign judgment shall not be refused recognition for lack of personal jurisdiction if:

(a) The defendant was served personally in the foreign state;

(b) The defendant voluntarily appeared in the proceedings, other than for the purpose of protecting property seized or threatened with seizure in the proceedings or of contesting the jurisdiction of the court over the defendant;

(c) The defendant prior to the commencement of the proceedings had agreed to submit to the jurisdiction of the foreign court with respect to the subject matter involved;

(d) The defendant was domiciled in the foreign state when the proceedings were instituted, or, being a body corporate had its principal place of business, was incorporated, or had otherwise acquired corporate status, in the foreign state;

(e) The defendant had a business office in the foreign state and the proceedings in the foreign court involved a cause of action arising out of business done by the defendant through that office in the foreign state; or

(f) The defendant operated a motor vehicle or airplane in the foreign state and the proceedings involved a cause of action arising out of such operation.

(2) The courts of this state may recognize other bases of jurisdiction. [1977 c.61 §5]

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Notes of Decisions

Foreign dissolu­tion decree need not be registered in order for court to have jurisdic­tion to modify decree. Walker v. Walker, 26 Or App 701, 554 P2d 591 (1976), Sup Ct review denied

Law Review Cita­tions

57 OLR 377 (1978)

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 24—Enforcement and Recognition of Foreign Judgments; Foreign-Money Claims, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­Archive/­2007ors24.­pdf (2007) (last ac­cessed Feb. 12, 2009).
 
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2007, Chapter 24, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­024ano.­htm (2007) (last ac­cessed Feb. 12, 2009).
 
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. Currency Information