2015 ORS 419B.369¹
Guardianship study
  • rules

(1) When a ward is in the legal custody of the Department of Human Services, the department shall conduct a guardianship study of the proposed guardian’s home and provide a report to the court regarding the suitability of the proposed guardian and whether guardianship is in the ward’s best interests. The department shall adopt rules necessary to carry out the duties imposed by this subsection.

(2) When a ward is not in the legal custody of the department, the court may order the proposed guardian to obtain, at the proposed guardian’s expense, a guardianship study of the proposed guardian’s home and provide a report to the court regarding the suitability of the proposed guardian and whether guardianship is in the ward’s best interests. [2003 c.229 §5; 2007 c.333 §5]


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.
 
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