OREGON BANKRUPTCY COURTS

Oregon bankruptcy courts can help you with your bankruptcy filing.

Individuals can file bankruptcy on US bankruptcy courts without having the assistance of an attorney. This process of representing yourself is know as Pro Se (Latin for "by yourself/for self/on your own behalf.") By choosing to represent yourself, you will be a PRO SE litigant.


Most courts have created Pro Se desks or self-help desks to help you with forms and instructions. Clerks may provide information and the appropriate forms necessary, but are prohibited by law from giving legal advice or assisting, drafting or preparing legal documents. By choosing Do-IT-Yourself filers can save the money that would be necessary to hire an bankruptcy attorney. The cost to file on your own ranges from $200 to $400 Dollars. It will include filing fees, trustee surcharge, and administrative fees.

Unsecured debt such as credit card bills, personal loans, utility bills, etc can be filed under the bankruptcy law. Time of discharge is 3 to 4 months. Bankruptcy will remain on your record for 10 years after the date it was declared.

Corporations are not allowed to file bankruptcy without legal counsel.

OR BANKRUPTCY COURTS

Ninth Circuit Bankruptcy Appellate Panel - Congress Center 1001 Southwest Fifth Avenue, 7th Floor Portland OR 97204-1145 Phone: 503-326-1538

Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals Clerk - Pioneer Courthouse 700 S.W. Sixth Avenue, 1st Floor Portland OR 97204 Phone: 503-833-5311

Oregon Bankruptcy Court - Wayne Lyman Morse United States Courthouse 405 East Eighth Avenue, Suite 2600 Eugene OR 97401-2705 Phone: 541-431-4000

Oregon Bankruptcy Court - Congress Center 1001 Southwest Fifth Avenue, Suite 700 Portland OR 97204-1145 Phone: 503-326-1500

Oregon District Court - Wayne Lyman Morse United States Courthouse 405 East Eighth Avenue, Room 2100 Eugene OR 97401-2705 Phone: 541-431-4100

Oregon District Court - James A. Redden United States Courthouse 310 West Sixth Street, Room 201 Medford OR 97501-2766 Phone: 541-608-8777

Oregon District Court - Mark O. Hatfield United States Courthouse 1000 Southwest Third Avenue, Room 740 Portland OR 97204-2802 Phone: 503-326-8008


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