News and Announcements

Retirement Dinner for Honorable Elizabeth L. 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.  [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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Saturday Session and Single-Question Survey (December 16, 2014)

Peter McKittrick Appointed (December 16, 2014)

Holiday (November 25, 2014)

Local Rule and Form Changes (November 12, 2014)

More on the New Website Design (October 28, 2014)

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Recent Opinions

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))

In re Colen, Adv No. 13-6109-tmr
August 26, 2014 (ORS 20.075, ch. 72A, 90.100, 90.255, 90.302; attorney fees; contract interpretation; landlord’s fee; lease; summary judgment)

In re Bay Club Partners-472, LLC, Case No. 14-30394-rld11
May 5, 2014 (Motion to dismiss, standing of creditors, prepetition waiver of bankruptcy protection, 11 USC §§1109(b) and 1112(b))

In re Pineda, Case No. 13-35969-rld13
April 18, 2014 (11 USC §§108(b), 1322(b) and 1322(c); ORS 312.100, 312.120 and 312.180; cure; redemption period; tax foreclosure)

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Upcoming Events

Federal Holiday - Christmas Day

December 25, 2014
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