Q: When is abandonment legal?
An Oregon attorney could answer best, but your question remains open for two weeks. But as a general note, "abandonment" is a broad term and needs more context. Abandonment can arise in a number of scenarios, whether in shameful settings, as in children, spouses, or pets, or in more "victimless" scenarios, as in the case of a vehicle on the side of the road or a vessel on the high seas in the realm of marine salvage law. Depending on the context, abandonment at worst could give rise to criminal charges... or at best, could bestow possessory rights to the finder of the vessel, vehicle, or property. Good luck
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