Oregon Statutes - Chapter 112 - Intestate Succession and Wills - Section 112.065 - Representation defined.

“Representation” means the method of determining the passing of the net intestate estate when the distributees are of unequal degrees of kinship to the decedent. It is accomplished as follows: The estate shall be divided into as many shares as there are surviving heirs of the nearest degree of kinship and deceased persons of the same degree who left issue who survive the decedent, each surviving heir of the nearest degree receiving one share and the share of each deceased person of the same degree being divided among the issue of the deceased person in the same manner. [1969 c.591 §24]

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