Oregon Statutes - Chapter 406 - Department of Veterans' Affairs - Section 406.100 - Claims against estate by department when acting as conservator.

If the Department of Veteransí Affairs is appointed as a conservator under ORS 406.050 or a personal representative under ORS 113.085, the department shall have a claim against the estate of the protected person or the decedent, as the case may be, for all of the following:

(1) Reasonable expenses incurred by the department in the execution or administration of the estate.

(2) After the appointment of the department as conservator, compensation for ordinary services in an amount not to exceed five percent of income to the estate, and reasonable compensation for unusual services as set forth by rule by the department.

(3) After the appointment of the department as personal representative, compensation as provided in ORS 116.173.

(4) With prior approval by the court having probate jurisdiction over the estate, fees charged to the department by the Attorney General for advice or assistance in the performance of the departmentís duties as conservator or personal representative of the estate. [1987 c.425 §3; 2005 c.625 §12]

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