The county court or board of county commissioners of any county:
(1) After making a determination that there exists a need within the county for a guardian or conservator for persons who do not have relatives or friends willing to serve as a guardian or conservator and capable of assuming the duties of guardianship or conservatorship, may create within the county the office of public guardian and conservator and such subordinate positions as may be necessary to operate effectively the office of public guardian and conservator within the county.
(2) May expend county funds for the purpose of operating the office of public guardian and conservator.
(3) After establishment of the office of public guardian and conservator within a county, upon the finding that the county does not need the service of a public guardian and conservator, may terminate the office. [Formerly 126.905]
Note: 125.700 to 125.730 were enacted into law by the Legislative Assembly but were not added to or made a part of ORS chapter 125 or any series therein by legislative action. See Preface to Oregon Revised Statutes for further explanation.Section: Previous 125.525 125.530 125.535 125.540 125.600 125.605 125.610 125.650 125.700 125.705 125.710 125.715 125.720 125.725 125.730 Next
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