Oregon Statutes - Chapter 416 - Recovery of Aid and Support - Section 416.310 - Estate of deceased person liable for aid received; relatives not relieved from obligation of support.

(1) Except as otherwise provided by ORS 411.708, the estate of every deceased person who received aid from the state or any county or whose burial expenses have been paid by the state or any county, other than aid received pursuant to ORS 412.006, 444.120 or 444.220, is liable for the actual cost of such aid so rendered or the actual expenses of such burial. The state or the county shall have a just and valid claim against such estate therefor.

(2) Nothing in this section relieves the parents, children, brothers or sisters of any needy person from their obligation to support such person, or prevents the county court from recovering for such support.

(3) Nothing in this section authorizes the recovery of the amount of any aid from the estate or surviving spouse of a recipient to the extent that the need for aid resulted from a crime committed against the recipient. [Formerly 411.480; 1985 c.522 §5; 1993 c.249 §6; 2005 c.381 §25]

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