When can minors give consent to medical treatment without a parent/guardian?

Oregon law states that minors who are at least 15 years of age can consent to a variety of medical services without consent from a parent or legal guardian (ORS 109.640). 109.640).

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Please feel free to take a look at these links.

Please also note that there may have been changes to this area of law since each of these summaries were published.

http://library.state.or.us/repository/2010/201010291227575/index.pdf

http://www.ohsu.edu/xd/about/services/integrity/policies/upload/IRB-SUPP_Help-Sheet-Child-Assent.pdf

 

 

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About Michelle-Shari Kruss, Attorney at Law

Portland Oregon Attorney. For almost fifteen years Michelle-Shari has been helping new parents address their very important estate-planning needs (Wills and Trusts for Minor Children). Michelle-Shari is a frequent guest lecturer at most of our Portland area hospitals, MOPS groups, Lake Oswego Mom(s), La Leche, religious organizations, professional and civic groups.
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