(1) Any person who is interested in the affairs or welfare of a respondent or protected person may present objections to a petition or to a motion in a protective proceeding, including but not limited to:
(a) Any person entitled to receive notice under ORS 125.060.
(b) Any stepparent or stepchild of the respondent or protected person.
(c) Any other person the court may allow.
(2) Objections to a petition may be either written or oral. Objections to a motion must be in writing. Objections to a petition or to a motion must be made or filed with the court within 15 days after notice of the petition or motion is served or mailed in the manner prescribed by ORS 125.065. The court shall designate a place where oral objections may be made. If a person appears within the time allowed at the place designated by the court for the purpose of making oral objections, the clerk of the court shall provide a means of reducing the oral objections to a signed writing for the purpose of filing the objection.
(3) If objections are presented by any of the persons listed in subsection (1) of this section, the court shall schedule a hearing on the objections. The petitioner or person making the motion shall give notice to all persons entitled to notice under ORS 125.060 (3) of the date, time and place of the scheduled hearing at least 15 days before the date set for hearing. Notice shall be given in the manner prescribed by ORS 125.065.
(4) Notwithstanding ORS 21.310, the court shall not charge or collect any fee from a respondent or protected person for the filing of objections under the provisions of this section or for the filing of any motion by a respondent or protected person.
(5) The court for good cause shown may provide for a different method or time of giving notice under subsection (3) of this section. [1995 c.664 §11]Section: Previous 125.025 125.030 125.050 125.055 125.060 125.065 125.070 125.075 125.080 125.085 125.090 125.095 125.150 125.155 125.160 Next
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