Case Conclusion Date:January 21, 2014
Outcome:Award of custody to Aunt and Uncle as psychological parents.
Description:Non-custodial mother sought to modify an earlier custody award which gave custody of minor child to father. Father had since been deported to Mexico, but placed child with child's aunt and uncle to ensure the child's care and safety. Our office represented the aunt and uncle, who joined the case as psychological parents under ORS 109.119