State v. T.Q.N.

Summarized by:

  • Court: Oregon Court of Appeals
  • Area(s) of Law: Juvenile Law
  • Date Filed: 12-30-2015
  • Case #: A150723
  • Judge(s)/Court Below: Egan, J. for the Court; Armstrong, J.; & Nakamoto, J.
  • Full Text Opinion

Juvenile court had the authority under ORS 419C.261 to rule on youth’s motion for conditional postponement.

Youth appealed denial of motion for conditional postponement. Juvenile court did not consider motion, reasoning that it lacked the authority to grant a motion for conditional postponement. The Court held that the juvenile court had the authority to rule on the motion for conditional postponement. The Court found that the juvenile court’s broad authority under ORS 419C.261 encompasses ruling on a motion for conditional postponement. Reversed and remanded to consider the merits of the motion.

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