The following links are designed to help answer some of your questions about unpaid bills and bankruptcy court. The information provided here is not intended to cover every situation, and it is not intended to be used for business or corporate debt situations. The resources listed below contain general legal information that should not be used as a substitute for specific legal advice. Please remember that the law is always changing through actions of the courts and the Legislature.
Homepage of the United States Bankruptcy court for Oregon. Includes news, contact information, rules, forms, and fee list.http://www.orb.uscourts.gov/
The Bankruptcy Clinic provides free advice and representation in Chapter 7 bankruptcy cases for some low-income debtors. If you live in Multnomah, Clackamas, Washington, Yamhill, Columbia, Hood River or Wasco county, you may contact Multnomah County Legal Aid at (503) 224-4086 for a possible appointment. If you live in Deschutes, Crook or Jefferson county, call (541) 385-6944 for a possible appointment. If you live in Lane County call (541) 342-6056 for a possible appointment. The pro bono bankruptcy clinic is a public service provided by the Oregon State Bar Debtor-Creditor Section and the Volunteer Lawyers Project.