Oregon Statutes - Chapter 128 - Trusts; Charitable Activities - Section 128.735 - Attorney fees in action to enforce fiduciary or other duty.

(1) In any suit or action against a charitable organization to enforce any fiduciary or other duty arising under ORS 128.610 to 128.750 or to enforce any fiduciary duty arising under the common law, the court in its discretion may award the prevailing party reasonable attorney fees at trial and on appeal and, as part of costs and disbursements, reasonable investigative expenses and reasonable expert witness fees.

(2) If the Attorney General prevails, the attorney fees, costs and disbursements of the Attorney General may, in the discretion of the court, be a judgment against the responsible officers of the charitable corporation or trustee of a charitable trust, or may be paid out of the corpus of the trust. [1985 c.730 §2; 2007 c.571 §6]

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