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Oregon

In Oregon, being beyond the control of the person's parents, guardian or other person having custody of the person, engaging in behavior such as to endanger the welfare of the person or of others, having conditions or circumstances are such as to endanger the welfare of the person or of others and being a runaway are status offense behaviors. The upper age for delinquency jurisdiction and status offense jurisdiction is 17. The lower age for delinquency jurisdiction and status offense jurisdiction is not specified.

Status offense cases are classified as wards. Circuit and county courts have jurisdiction over status offenders and delinquent youth; four counties (Gilliam, Sherman, Wheeler and Morrow) have county courts which have jurisdiction over status offenders and delinquents. A court may extend jurisdiction until a juvenile reaches 25.