ORS 420.031¹
Wardship over youth offender at youth correction facility
  • legal custody of youth offender

(1) The granting of legal custody and guardianship over the youth offender to the Oregon Youth Authority does not terminate the juvenile court’s jurisdiction over the youth offender.

(2) Upon parole of the youth offender from a youth correction facility, the legal custody of the youth offender is vested in the parents of the youth offender or other person to whom the youth offender is returned, subject to ORS 420.045 (Parole) (3). [Formerly 420.015; 1969 c.679 §8; 1971 c.401 §99; 1995 c.422 §94; 2003 c.396 §141]

Notes of Decisions

Juvenile court’s continuing jurisdic­tion includes right to exercise discre­tion as to visita­tion by parents and, in event of disagree­ment with Children’s Services Division, court may make final decision and deny or allow visita­tion or affirm visita­tion es­tab­lished by division. State ex rel Juv. Dept. v. Richardson, 267 Or 374, 517 P2d 270 (1973)

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 420—Youth Correction Facilities; Youth Care Centers, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors420.­html (2019) (last ac­cessed May 16, 2020).
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2019, Chapter 420, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ano420.­html (2019) (last ac­cessed May 16, 2020).
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