Are You Thinking of Filing for Bankruptcy?
The Bankruptcy Clinic provides free information to people who are thinking about filing for bankruptcy.
Free Help Filing Chapter 7 Bankruptcy
You might qualify for legal assistance from Upsolve, a 501(c)(3) legal aid nonprofit. Upsolve is an online program focused on assisting low-income Americans file for Chapter 7 bankruptcy at no cost. You can find more information about Upsolve by going to their website at https://www.upsolve.org/.
Accessibility to Oregon Courts
Information about requesting accommodation for disabilities in order to use the state court system's services or facilities.
Animated Video Explaining Bankruptcy
The video answers many questions about bankruptcy, including: What are the different types of bankruptcies? Are student loans included? What are the benefits of bankruptcy? What type of debts are wiped out? Do I qualify for bankruptcy? How long does bankruptcy take? What property can I keep in bankruptcy?
Can Bankruptcy Help Me?
If you cannot pay your debts, are receiving telephone calls from collectors demanding payment or are dealing with a lawsuit, bankruptcy may help you.
Video: Bankruptcy Class 2019 with Judge Peter McKittrick
Learn about the basics of filing for chapter 7 bankruptcy, what bankruptcy can and cannot do, your rights when dealing with creditors and what it means to be “judgement proof.” Presented by the Honorable Peter McKittrick. Recorded March 13, 2019.
Frequently Asked Questions About Bankruptcy
Information about bankruptcy and about procedures used in Bankruptcy Court in Oregon.
US Courts Bankruptcy Basics
Basic information and videos from the US Courts that provide people who may be considering bankruptcy with a basic explanation of the different chapters under which a bankruptcy case may be filed and answer some of the most commonly asked questions about the bankruptcy process.
Your Legal Rights During & After Bankruptcy
Basic explanations about bankruptcy, including the option of excluding a debt from bankruptcy through "reaffirmation."
Bankruptcy Information for Consumers
Detailed Information on Chapter 7 Bankruptcy from the Oregon State Bar Debtor-Creditor Section. Includes a link to the Bar's site, and a 19-page PDF to download.
Debts & Bankruptcy Information
Information from the Oregon State Bar about debts and bankruptcy, including Debtors' Rights, Chapter 13 Bankruptcy, Foreclosures and How to File for Bankruptcy.