ORS 419A.012¹
Duties of director or counselor

The director of a juvenile department or one of the counselors shall:

(1) Make or cause to be made an investigation of every child, ward, youth or youth offender brought before the court and report fully thereon to the court.

(2) Be present in court to represent the interests of the child, ward, youth or youth offender when the case is heard.

(3) Furnish such information and assistance as the court requires.

(4) Take charge of any child, ward, youth or youth offender before and after the hearing as may be directed by the court. [1993 c.33 §5; 2003 c.396 §2]

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 419A—Juvenile Code: General Provisions and Definitions, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­419a.­html (2007) (last ac­cessed Feb. 12, 2009).
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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