2015 ORS 419B.328¹
Ward of the court
  • duration of wardship

(1) The court shall make a child found to be within the jurisdiction of the court as provided in ORS 419B.100 (Jurisdiction) a ward of the court.

(2) The court’s wardship continues, and the ward is subject to the court’s jurisdiction, until one of the following occurs:

(a) The court dismisses the petition concerning the ward;

(b) The court transfers jurisdiction over the ward as provided in ORS 419B.127 (Transfer to court of county of child or ward's residence), 419B.130 (Delegation of jurisdiction by county of residence) and 419B.132 (Delegation of jurisdiction among county juvenile courts);

(c) The court enters an order terminating the wardship;

(d) A judgment of adoption of the ward is entered by a court of competent jurisdiction; or

(e) The ward becomes 21 years of age. [1993 c.33 §105; 1995 c.422 §70; 2003 c.396 §54; 2003 c.576 §447]


1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 419B—Juvenile Code: Dependency, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors419B.­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.