News and Announcements

Retirement Dinner for HonorableElizabethL.Perris (December 19, 2014)

The Debtor-Creditor Section is planning a retirement dinner party to honor our friend and judge, the Honorable Elizabeth L. Perris, who is stepping down effective January 11, 2015. The dinner party will be held on Friday, February 20, 2015 in the Grand Ballroom at the Multnomah Athletic Club in Portland. Judge Perris Retirement Dinner Invitation  [Read More]

Saturday Session 2015 (December 18, 2014)

The Oregon State Bar Debtor-Creditor Section Saturday Session will be held on February 28, 2015 at the Salem Conference Center 200 Commercial Street SE, Salem, Oregon. Registration Form  [Read More]

Circle of Love (December 17, 2014)

Circle of Love meeting, March 12, 2015, at 4:30 p.m. at the U.S. Bankruptcy Court, 1001 SW Fifth, Suite 700, Portland, 8th floor conference room. The audio conference phone number is 888-684-8852 and the access code is 2966853 to listen/participate by phone. There is also a video link to the Eugene Bankruptcy Court.  [Read More]

28th Annual Northwest Bankruptcy Institute (December 16, 2014)

Save May 1st and 2nd for the 28th Annual Northwest Bankruptcy Institute at the Portland Marriott Waterfront Hotel, 1401 SW Naito Pkwy, Portland, OR 97201.  [Read More]

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Court Updates

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Proposed Federal Rule and Form Changes for Comment by February 17 (January 27, 2015)

Portland Case Reassignments and Local Form Changes (January 14, 2015)

Court Closure (December 30, 2014)

Saturday Session and Single-Question Survey (December 16, 2014)

Peter McKittrick Appointed (December 16, 2014)

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Recent Opinions

In re Moglia, Case No. 11-35022 elp
December 30, 2014 (Plan modification; 1325(a)(4), 1325(b)(1), 1325(b)(4), 1329(a), 1329(b), 1329(c), 1330)

In re Taggart, Case No. 09-39216-rld7
December 16, 2014 (Discharge, discharge injunction, willful violation, 11 USC 524)

US Trustee v. Cam, Adv. No. 13-3318, Case No. 13-34588
December 8, 2014 (11 USC 727(a)(4)(A), 727(a)(3) and 727(a)(5))

In re Yarber, Case No. 14-32582-rld7
November 10, 2014 (Objection to exemption, 11 USC 522(d)(5) and 522(g)(1)(A))

In re Watt, Case No. 14-31295
October 14, 2014 (11 USC 1325(a)(5)(C), 11 USC 1322(b)(9))

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Upcoming Events

Legislative Committee Telephone Meeting

February 4, 2015, 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Weekly telephone conference meeting held during legislative session. For telephone number and code, or for other information, contact Committee Chair Sam Sears at sams@larimersears.com.
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Lane County Debtor-Creditor Section Meeting, Eugene

February 10, 2015, 12:00 PM - 1:15 PM
Eugene Bankruptcy Court, 5th Floor Conference Room, Wayne Morse US Courthouse, 405 E 8th Avenue, Eugene, Oregon.
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Legislative Committee Telephone Meeting

February 11, 2015, 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Weekly telephone conference meeting held during legislative session. For telephone number and code, or for other information, contact Committee Chair Sam Sears at sams@larimersears.com.
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Local Bankruptcy Rules/Forms Committee Meeting

February 12, 2015, 3:00 PM - 4:15 PM
Portland Bankruptcy Court, 8th Floor Conference Room, and by video with Eugene Bankruptcy Court, 3rd Floor Conference Room, or by telephone.
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Federal Holiday - Presidents' Day/Washington's Birthday

February 16, 2015
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Legislative Committee Telephone Meeting

February 18, 2015, 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Weekly telephone conference meeting held during legislative session. For telephone number and code, or for other information, contact Committee Chair Sam Sears at sams@larimersears.com.
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Judge Perris Retirement Dinner

February 20, 2015, 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Multnomah Athletic Club, Portland
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Legislative Committee Telephone Meeting

February 25, 2015, 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Weekly telephone conference meeting held during legislative session. For telephone number and code, or for other information, contact Committee Chair Sam Sears at sams@larimersears.com.
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Oregon Bankruptcy Court Saturday Session 2015

February 28, 2015, 8:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Salem Conference Center, 200 Commercial Street SE, Salem, Oregon
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Legislative Committee Telephone Meeting

March 4, 2015, 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Weekly telephone conference meeting held during legislative session. For telephone number and code, or for other information, contact Committee Chair Sam Sears at sams@larimersears.com.
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Lane County Debtor-Creditor Section Meeting, Eugene

March 10, 2015, 12:00 PM - 1:15 PM
Eugene Bankruptcy Court, 5th Floor Conference Room, Wayne Morse US Courthouse, 405 E 8th Avenue, Eugene, Oregon.
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Legislative Committee Telephone Meeting

March 11, 2015, 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Weekly telephone conference meeting held during legislative session. For telephone number and code, or for other information, contact Committee Chair Sam Sears at sams@larimersears.com.
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Local Bankruptcy Rules/Forms Committee Meeting

March 12, 2015, 3:00 PM - 4:15 PM
Portland Bankruptcy Court, 8th Floor Conference Room, and by video with Eugene Bankruptcy Court, 3rd Floor Conference Room, or by telephone.
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Circle of Love - Consumer Bankruptcy Committee

March 12, 2015, 4:30 PM - 6:00 PM
Portland Bankruptcy Court 8th Floor Conference Room and Eugene Bankruptcy Court 3rd Floor Conference Room (first go to 5th Floor, Renn Chambers) by video connection; telephone attendance is available by conference call.
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Legislative Committee Telephone Meeting

March 18, 2015, 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Weekly telephone conference meeting held during legislative session. For telephone number and code, or for other information, contact Committee Chair Sam Sears at sams@larimersears.com.
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Legislative Committee Telephone Meeting

March 25, 2015, 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Weekly telephone conference meeting held during legislative session. For telephone number and code, or for other information, contact Committee Chair Sam Sears at sams@larimersears.com.
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