Full Definition

Community Restoration and Support Services (for "Aid and Assist/.370")

This set of services includes competency restoration and periodic assessment of a defendant's capacity to stand trial as required in ORS 161.370 while the defendant resides in the community. These services are required to restore an individual's ability to "aid and assist" in his/her own defense, before the person can stand trial. Forensic evaluations are performed by specially trained and qualified professionals for the purpose of evaluating competence to "aid and assist" in Oregon