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Temporary Custody - "Immediate Danger"

Brief descriptions of content are provided to help you decide which Packet you may wish to use. The descriptions are not intended to provide you with complete information about the law or court procedure involved in each packet. For more information, please consult with an attorney.

This process in Packet 16A is authorized by ORS 107.097(3)(a) for certain cases involving child custody issues where the child/ren is/are in “immediate danger.” A petition for divorce, separation, custody or parenting time must have already been filed, or must be filed at the same time as the forms in this packet are filed. These forms can not be used in a case to modify(change) an existing judgment establishing custody (See Packet 16B).

This process in Packet 16B is authorized by ORS 107.139 for certain cases involving child custody issues where the child/ren is/are in “immediate danger.” A court order or judgment for custody or parenting time must already exist. A motion for a permanent modification of custody must be filed or pending at the time this application is made.

Packet 16A: Pre-Judgment Temporary Custody Order
Packet 16B: Post-Judgment Temporary Custody Order

Packet 16A: Pre-Judgment Temporary Custody Order

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Packet 16B: Post-Judgment Temporary Custody Order