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Legal Information: Oregon
Who can file for an extreme risk protection order?
You can file for an extreme risk protection order if the respondent is at risk of committing suicide or harming another person in the near future. Additionally, to file for an extreme risk protection order you must be:
- a law enforcement officer; or
- the respondent’s:
- family member;
- household member; or
- intimate partner.1
1 O.R.S. § 166.527(1)
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