2017 ORS 419B.848¹
Process generally

(1) All process authorized to be issued by any court or officer of the court runs in the name of the State of Oregon and must be signed by the officer issuing the process, and if the process is issued by a clerk of the court, the seal of office of the clerk must be affixed to the process. Summonses and subpoenas are not process.

(2) A civil process may be served or executed on Sunday or any legal holiday. No limitation or prohibition stated in ORS 1.060 (Days for transaction of judicial business) applies to the service or execution of a civil process on a Sunday or legal holiday.

(3)(a) All papers requiring service, may be transmitted from any place by telegraph, facsimile or electronic mail.

(b) The facsimile or telegraphic copy, as defined in ORS 165.840 (“Telegraphic copy” defined for ORS 165.845 and 165.850), of the order or paper transmitted may be served or executed by the officer or person to whom it is sent for that purpose and returned by the officer or person if any return is required in the same manner and with the same force and effect in all respects as if the copy were the original. The officer or person serving or executing the order or paper has the same authority and is subject to the same liabilities as if the copy were the original. The original, if an order, must be filed in the court from which it was issued and a certified copy of the order must be preserved in the office from which it was sent. The operator may use either the original or certified copy to transmit the order or paper.

(4) Proof of service or execution of process must be made as provided in ORS 419B.833 (Proof of service of summons or mailing) or 419B.851 (Service of process). [2001 c.622 §14; 2017 c.737 §11]

Notes of Decisions

Under Former Similar Statutes

Due process does not require the appoint­ment of “independent counsel” to represent the child in every adop­tion or termina­tion of parental rights pro­ceed­ing. F. v. C., 24 Or App 601, 547 P2d 175 (1976)

When sec­ond termina­tion of parental rights pro­ceed­ing was not itself barred, proof was not limited by res judicata or collateral estoppel principles to facts or evidence which was not considered in or which came in to being after first pro­ceed­ing. State ex rel Juvenile Dept. v. Newman, 49 Or App 221, 619 P2d 901 (1980), Sup Ct review denied

Chapter 419B

Notes of Decisions

Due process rights of parents are al­ways implicated in construc­tion and applica­tion of pro­vi­sions of this chapter. Depart­ment of Human Services v. J.R.F., 351 Or 570, 273 P3d 87 (2012)

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 419B—Juvenile Code: Dependency, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors419B.­html (2017) (last ac­cessed Mar. 30, 2018).
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2017, Chapter 419B, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ano419B.­html (2017) (last ac­cessed Mar. 30, 2018).
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.