Oregon Statutes - Chapter 20 - Attorney Fees; Costs and Disbursements - Section 20.170 - Qualification of and exception to security; deposit in lieu of undertaking.

The sureties in the undertaking described in ORS 20.160 shall possess the qualifications of sureties in an undertaking for bail on arrest. The sufficiency of any surety or irrevocable letter of credit issuer may be excepted to by the defendant at any time within five days from notice of filing the same, and if so, they shall justify in an amount not less than $200, in like manner and with like effect as sureties for bail on arrest. Until the time for excepting to the sufficiency of the sureties or letter of credit issuers has expired or, if excepted to, until they are found sufficient, the attorney is liable as if no undertaking or letter of credit had been given. A deposit of $200 or other sum which the court or judge may direct, with the clerk, may be made in lieu of such undertaking or letter of credit. [Amended by 1991 c.331 §6]

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