2015 ORS 419C.575¹
Court may order drug or alcohol treatment
  • hearing required
  • appointment of counsel for parent or guardian

If the court finds that the parent’s or guardian’s addiction to or habitual use of alcohol or controlled substances has significantly contributed to the circumstances bringing the youth offender within the jurisdiction of the court, the court may conduct a special hearing to determine if the court should order the parent or guardian to participate in treatment and pay the costs thereof. Notice of this hearing shall be by special petition and summons to be filed by the court and served upon the parent or guardian. The court shall appoint counsel to represent the parent or guardian if the parent or guardian is eligible under ORS 135.050 (Eligibility for court-appointed counsel). If, at this hearing, the court finds it is in the best interest of the youth offender for the parent or guardian to be directly involved in treatment, the judge may order the parent or guardian to participate in treatment. The dispositional order shall be in writing and shall contain appropriate findings of fact and conclusions of law. The judge shall state with particularity, both orally and in the written order of the disposition, the precise terms of the disposition. [1993 c.33 §255; 1993 c.546 §90; 1995 c.422 §87; 2003 c.396 §131]


1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 419C—Juvenile Code: Delinquency, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors419C.­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.