2015 ORS § 419B.857¹
  • construction

(1) All petitions, answers, motions and other papers must be liberally construed with a view of substantial justice between the parties.

(2) In every stage of an action, the court shall disregard an error or defect in a petition, answer, motion, other paper or proceeding that does not affect the substantial rights of the adverse party. [2001 c.622 §17]