Oregon Bankruptcy Laws

Homestead:

Homestead occupied by debtor by 1 year exempted under $ 30,000 for one debtor and $ 39,600 for 2 or more debtors. Built home and land there upon by debtor & used by debtor & family as only residence.

Wages:

75 % of the weekly earning or $170 whichever is greater.

Books and Musical Instruments:

Books pictures and musical instruments up the extent of $ 600.

Apparels and Ornaments:

Wearing apparel, jewelry & personal items exempted up to the extent of $ 1,800.

Professional Implements:

Tools, implements, apparatus, horses or library, required to continue trade, occupation or profession exempted up to the extent of $ 3,000.

Fuel:

Fuel for debtor and his/her family exempted up to the extent of the amount equivalent to 60 days supply.

Personal Injury:

Personal bodily injury exempted up to the extent of $ 10,000.

Firearm:

One rifle, Pistol or Shotgun exempted up to the extent of $ 1,000.

Pets and Husbandry:

Pets and husbandry exempted up to the extent of $ 1,000.

Property:

Any personal property chosen by the debtor exempted up to the extent of $ 400.

Total or Absolute Exemptions for:

  • Vocational Rehabilitation Payments.
  • Aid to Blind Persons.
  • Aid to disabled persons.
  • Homestead or rental assistance tax refunds.
  • Professional prescribed health aids of debtor & dependents.
  • Old age assistance payments.
  • Public assistance grants.

Oregon Bankruptcy District Court (United States Ninth Circuit)

Court's Address:

1001 SW 5th Ave #700, Portland, OR 97204

Court's Phone Number

:503-326-1500

Court's Email Address:

BNC_orb@orb.uscourts.gov

Court's Hours:

9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

District of Oregon (Eugene)

Court's Address

: 405 E 8th Ave #2600, Eugene, OR 97401

Court's Phone Number

:541-431-4000

Jurisdictional Counties

: All Counties

Court Locations

: Bend, Coos Bay, The Dalles, Eugene, Klamath Falls, Medford, Pendleton, Portland, Roseburg, Seaside

Judges

:Hon. Albert E. Radcliffe (Chief Judge, U.S. Bankruptcy Court)405 E. 8th Ave., #2600 Eugene, OR 97401(541) 431-4050Hon. Frank R. Alley, III (U.S. Bankruptcy Court)405 E. 8th Ave., #2600 Eugene, OR 97401(541) 431-4055Hon. Elizabeth L. Perris (U.S. Bankruptcy Court)1001 SW Fifth Ave., Suite 700 Portland, OR 97204(503) 326-2231 x165Hon. Randall L. Dunn (U.S. Bankruptcy Court)1001 SW Fifth Ave., Suite 700 Portland, OR 97204(503) 326-2231 x127Hon. Trish Brown (U.S. Bankruptcy Court)1001 SW Fifth Ave., Suite 700 Portland, OR 97204(503) 326-2231 x167

Clerks

: Mark Hinnen (Deputy in Charge, U.S. Bankruptcy Court)405 E. 8th Ave. #2600 Eugene, OR 97401(541) 431-4027Terence H. Dunn (Bankruptcy Clerk, U.S. Bankruptcy Court)1001 SW Fifth Ave., #700 Portland, OR 97204(503) 326-2231

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