The resources in this section are provided as a compilation of available materials specific to the range of fiduciary and related decision making options in Oregon. Check back often. This page will be updated with more resources.
in Oregon to Help Another Person Make Decisions
Oregon Guide to Help Guardians Make Decisions for Protected Persons
in Oregon explained in brief for medical and other care
Disability Rights Oregon's Guardianship handbook for protected persons:
Guardianship Handbook: Protective Proceedings for Adults (English)
Manuel de Tutela: Procesos Judiciales de Proteccion para Adultos (Español)
Disability Rights Oregon
The ARC of Oregon:
The Guardianship, Advocacy and Planning Services Program (GAPS)
Additional Guardianship Resources:
Duties of a Guardian in Oregon (Deschutes County Circuit Court)
Multnomah County Public Guardian Program
Jackson County Public Guardian Program
Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s guide for Conservators
Duties of a Conservator in Oregon
Powers Of Attorney
Consumer Financial Protection Bureaus' Guide for Powers of Attorney
Powers of Attorney and Other Decision-Making Tools
Representative Payees or VA Fiduciaries
Consumer Financial Protection Bureas' Guide for Representative Payees and VA Fiduciaries
Social Security Administration Representative Payee Program
Veterans Administration (VA) Fiduciary Program
Advance Directives for Healthcare in Oregon
Oregon’s Senior Health Insurance Benefits Assistance (SHIBA) program provides information as well as a copy of the Oregon Advance Directive form. More information is available on the SHIBA information page.
Oregon Health Decisions – an independent, nonprofit – produces a planning guide and other information on their website.
Appointed Health Care Representative for Persons with Intellectual/Developmental Disabilities
Developmental Disability Services Health Care Representative (Oregon Administrative Rules)
Contact the appropriate Community Developmental Disability Programs for more information.
Declaration for Mental Health Treatment
Oregon Health Authority's Guide to Oregon's Declaration for Mental Health Treatment
Disability Rights Oregon's Handbook on Mental Health Law in Oregon
Disability Rights Oregon: Ley de Salud Mental en Oregon (Español)
Consumer Financial Protection Bureau's Guide for Trustees
Oregon State Bar's Information Page on What is a Trust?
Oregon State Bar's Information Page on Revocable Living Trusts
Money Management Assistance Program
Easter Seals Oregon: Money Management Assistance Program
Oregon Probate Courts by County
This section includes links to Oregon county circuit courts that have provided information on probate related matters, including guardianship and conservatorship.
Reports and Papers on Guardianship Policy and Practice
Joint Interim Task Force on Public Guardian and Conservator (HB 2237) Report, 2012.pdf
Task Force on Protective Proceedings, Report to the Chief Justice. Oregon Judicial Department, 2008.pdf
Additional Resources for Decision Making Options
Oregon State Bar’s Legal Issues for Older Adults
The Elder Law Handbook (from Legal Aid Services of Oregon and Lane County Legal Aid and Advocacy Center)
Oregon laws on select fiduciary relationships:
Oregon Revised Statutes, Chapter 125 includes state statutory law on guardianships, conservatorships, and procedures in protective proceedings.
Oregon Revised Statutes, Chapter 127 include state statutory law on powers of attorney, advance directives for health care, physician orders for life sustaining treatment, and declarations for mental health treatment.