Oregon Bankruptcy Lawyers

Ann Chapman
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Portland, OR Bankruptcy Attorney with 33 years experience

Ann K. Chapman has been practicing law in the bankruptcy field since 1985. Ann became the managing partner of Vanden Bos & Chapman following the retirement of her law partner of more than three decades,... Read More »
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Anthony Victor Albertazzi
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Bend, OR Bankruptcy Lawyer with 24 years experience
(541) 317-0231 296 SW Columbia St Ste B
Bend, OR 97702
Bankruptcy, Business, Foreclosure Defense and Real Estate
UC Hastings COL
Over 20 years practicing law in Bend, Oregon (Jan 1996). Extensive knowledge in Bankruptcy Law including consistent success with complicated Chapter 11 Bankruptcy cases. Extensive knowledge in Estate Planning and Probate Law. Member, Oregon State Bar House of Delegates. J.R. Campbell Inns of Court. Oregon State Bar Leadership College (2006) Personal: Married since 1996 with two children. Interests include skiing, tennis, backpacking, and classical piano.
Joanne Reisman
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Portland, OR Bankruptcy Lawyer with 35 years experience
(503) 222-7401 732 SW 3rd Ave
Suite 304
Portland, OR 97204
Free ConsultationBankruptcy, Estate Planning, Personal Injury and Probate
Lewis & Clark Law School
Portland Legal Services specializes in Personalized Advocacy. This is a full service civil law firm. We cross specialize in several related areas of the law which means that we can offer you comprehensive solutions to difficult issues that require knowledge in several legal sub-specialties. We can help you with issues in the areas of: Family Law (Divorce, Custody, Support), Paternity, Bankruptcy (Chapter 7), Wills, Trusts, Estate Planning, Elder Law (Special Needs Trusts), Probate, Conservatorships, Guardianships, , Personal Injury, Auto Accidents, Small Business, Real Estate, and Civil Litigation. If you don't see your problem area listed...
Kenneth Stephen Mitchell-Phillips
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Gresham, OR Bankruptcy Lawyer with 11 years experience
(888) 335-0161 1217 NE Burnside Road, Suite 801
Gresham, OR 97030
Bankruptcy, Business, Estate Planning and Landlord Tenant
Lewis & Clark Law School and Troy University - Troy campus
The Law Offices of Ken Mitchell-Phillips Law, P.C. is a law firm established in Oregon and Washington to provide personalized and high quality business transactional, real estate, civil litigation, and estate planning legal services to businesses ranging from start-ups and emerging small businesses to Fortune 500 companies in the Pacific Northwest. The firm is dedicated to providing its' clients high quality, sophisticated, and complex legal services at a reasonable rate. When you hire The Law Offices of Mitchell-Phillips, P.C., you are not just getting another law firm, you'll get valuable legal advice and counsel from an...
Thomas William Stilley
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Portland, OR Bankruptcy Attorney with 30 years experience
(503) 227-1111 1000 SW Broadway
Portland, OR 97205
Bankruptcy, Agricultural, Business and Real Estate
University of Houston Law Center
Brandon Rennie
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Medford, OR Bankruptcy Attorney with 12 years experience
(541) 414-0300 336 W. 6th Street
Medford, OR 97501
Free ConsultationBankruptcy
University of Oregon
Brandon K. Rennie is the owner of Rennie Law, LLC. Rennie Law is primarily focused on the following areas of law: Bankruptcy & Debt Management Solutions, Social Security Disability, and Accidents & Personal Injury.
Scott Hutchinson
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Portland, OR Bankruptcy Attorney with 21 years experience
(503) 808-9032 1001 SW 5th Avenue, Suite 1100
Portland, OR 97204
Free ConsultationBankruptcy
University of Oregon School of Law
Scott M. Hutchinson has practiced since 1997. He and his staff focus in bankruptcy law. Mr. Hutchinson helps people file bankruptcy in both Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 and is licensed in both Oregon and Washington. He has successfully filed thousands of bankruptcies. He offers Free 30-minute bankruptcy consultations and affordable payment plans. Mr. Hutchinson is a native Oregonian originally from Eugene. He earned his law degree from the University of Oregon School of Law in 1997. Mr. Hutchinson was on the Oregon Law Review and the International Moot Court Team. He earned his Bachelor...
David T. Johnson
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Salem, OR Bankruptcy Attorney with 6 years experience
(503) 575-1332 117 Commercial St. NE Suite 275
Salem, OR 97301
Free ConsultationBankruptcy, Divorce, Family and Nursing Home
Willamette University College of Law
Robert J Vanden Bos
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Portland, OR Bankruptcy Lawyer with 37 years experience
(503) 241-4869 319 SW Washington Street
Suite 520
Portland, OR 97204
Bankruptcy
University of Michigan Law School
The focus of Mr. Vanden Bos’ 34 years of practice has been bankruptcy law, with an emphasis on Chapter 11 (Reorganization). In 1992, he served as lead counsel in the largest Chapter 11 case filed to that date (measured by the combined dollar amounts of asset values and debts – in excess of $135,000,000) by an individual debtor in the state of Oregon. Mr. Vanden Bos was also lead counsel in the Chapter 11 case of Broadway Cab Company, the largest taxi company in the state of Oregon.
Darin Wisehart
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Portland, OR Bankruptcy Lawyer with 9 years experience
(503) 894-4891 1001 SW 5th Avenue
Suite 1100
Portland, OR 97204
Free ConsultationBankruptcy, Consumer, Foreclosure Defense and Tax
Lewis & Clark Law School
I practice bankruptcy, consumer, and tax law to help people get out of debt or keep their homes. My goal is to get you back on your feet as efficiently and painlessly as possible. Every initial meeting is free so give me a call if you have questions or want to schedule a meeting.
Blaine Clooten
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Hermiston, OR Bankruptcy Lawyer with 5 years experience
(541) 667-7993 230 SE 4th Street
Hermiston, OR 97838
Bankruptcy, Divorce and Family
University of Oregon School of Law
An Oregon native, I received both my undergraduate degree and law degree from the University of Oregon, and now practice law in Hermiston and Pendleton Oregon. I spent over six years in the business world prior to earning my bar license, and apply both law and practical business application to develop solutions to client's individual problems. My total experience ranges from national companies on the stock exchange, to individual people. Every client dilemma is unique, and requires critical thinking to reach the best outcome. Choosing a lawyer is often a difficult decision for people in...
Ann Chapman
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Portland, OR Bankruptcy Attorney with 33 years experience
(503) 241-4869 319 SW Washington St
Suite 520
Portland, OR 97204
Bankruptcy and Business
University of Minnesota Law School and William Mitchell College of Law
Ann K. Chapman has been practicing law in the bankruptcy field since 1985. Ann became the managing partner of Vanden Bos & Chapman following the retirement of her law partner of more than three decades, Robert Vanden Bos, in 2018. She is a frequent speaker on bankruptcy topics and enjoys referrals from attorneys in many different fields throughout Oregon. Ann remains one of the most experienced consumer and small-business bankruptcy attorneys in Portland, with over 33 years spent practicing in the area.
Rex Kyle Daines
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Salem, OR Bankruptcy Attorney with 23 years experience
(800) 682-9568 3995 Hagers Grove
Salem, OR 97317
Free ConsultationBankruptcy, Consumer and Personal Injury
Willamette University College of Law
Rex K. Daines graduated from Willamette University College of Law in 1995 with a JD and from Utah State University in 1992 with a BA in accounting with a minor in Finance. Mr. Daines is admitted to practice before the United States District Court for the Districts of Oregon and the Western District of Washington and the Eastern District of Washington and the State Courts of Oregon and Washington.

Rex Daines started working for Eric Olsen as a law clerk while in law school in 1993 and was hired full time once he finished law school and passed the...
Clarke Balcom
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Portland, OR Bankruptcy Lawyer
(503) 224-5950 1312 SW 16th Ave 2nd Floor
Portland, OR 97201
Bankruptcy, Consumer and Foreclosure Defense
Kevin Rank
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Salem, OR Bankruptcy Attorney with 27 years experience
(503) 362-6068 1265 Waller St SE
Salem, OR 97302
Free ConsultationBankruptcy
Willamette University College of Law
I have been helping individuals and small businesses file Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 bankruptcy and other debt related matters over the last 26 years. I have experience helping those with simple to complex financial matters. My goal is to take the stress and intimidation out of the bankruptcy process and help you get a Fresh Start. Know your options that are best for you. My highly trained staff is compassionate and caring and we work hard to make the process as smoothly as possible. FREE Consultations and Affordable Payment Plans are available. We...
Michael D. O'Brien
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Portland, OR Bankruptcy Attorney with 23 years experience
(503) 420-7008 12909 SW 68th Parkway
Suite 160
Portland, OR 97223
Free ConsultationBankruptcy, Consumer and Foreclosure Defense
University of Wisconsin - Madison
Michael O’Brien’s practices focuses on discrete, customer-specific solutions for individuals and small business owners facing insolvency, bankruptcy or foreclosure problems. With an eye towards protection of the individual and his/her family and assets, he strives to plan for a soft touchdown at difficult time as opposed to a crash landing. Mr. O’Brien is a results oriented attorney who helps his clients obtain common sense, practical results to get them back on the track to prosperity. Michael O’Brien is one of only three attorneys in the state of Oregon who is certified as a Consumer Bankruptcy Specialist by...
Kim Sue Covington
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Eugene, OR Bankruptcy Lawyer with 19 years experience
(541) 344-7472 1445 Willamette Street, Suite 9
Eugene, OR 97401
Bankruptcy
University of Oregon School of Law
I offer a sensitive, individualized approach to bankruptcy filings. I focus on Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 cases for individuals, families and small businesses.
Deborah Vincent
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Medford, OR Bankruptcy Attorney with 22 years experience
(541) 840-0479 10 Crater Lake Avenue
Medford, OR 97501
Bankruptcy, Business, Collections and Real Estate
University of Oregon School of Law
Private practice attorney since 2002. Former Deputy District Attorney - Jackson County, Oregon Former Assistant County Counsel - Jackson County, Oregon Former City of Medford Prosecutor
Brian Hemphill
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Bend, OR Bankruptcy Attorney with 17 years experience
(541) 388-4434 65 NW Greeley Ave.
Bend, OR 97703
Bankruptcy, Estate Planning and Probate
Lewis & Clark Law School
James Huffman
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St Helens, OR Bankruptcy Lawyer with 43 years experience
(503) 397-6918 1905 Columbia Blvd
P. O. Box 973
St Helens, OR 97051
Bankruptcy, Criminal, Estate Planning and Personal Injury
Lewis & Clark Law School
Serving clients in Northwest Oregon, including St. Helens, Scappoose, Rainier, Clatskanie, and Astoria, since 1976. I have always advocated with thoroughness, passion, and compassion, for fairness and justice for all.
Kent Anderson
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(541) 683-5100 888 W Park St
Eugene, OR 97401
Eugene, OR Bankruptcy Attorney with 40 years experience
Bankruptcy and Tax
University of Oregon School of Law
Licensed as an Oregon lawyer in 1978, Mr. Anderson was admitted to practice before the US District Court for the District of Oregon and the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals in 1979. A tax and debt relief practitioner and consumer advocate, Mr. Anderson has also been certified in Consumer Bankruptcy by the American Board of Certification. He has practiced in the Oregon Bankruptcy Court since being admitted to the federal court bar. He is Oregon State Chair for the National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys and a member of the National Association of Consumer Advocates. Mr. Anderson...
Adam Weiner
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Portland, OR Bankruptcy Lawyer with 20 years experience
(503) 719-5123 8624 SE 13th Ave.
Portland, OR 97202
Free ConsultationBankruptcy
University of Oregon School of Law
Adam Weiner has been practicing law in Oregon since May 1998. After successfully spending many years representing individuals in different types of litigation in state and federal court, Adam decided to open his own law practice in the summer of 2009 primarily focusing on representing individuals and small businesses in Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 bankruptcies. Since that time, Adam has been providing compassionate and professional legal services to those considering or pursuing a Chapter 7 or Chapter 13 bankruptcy. In addition to his knowledge, professionalism, compassion, and strong advocacy to help guide individuals regarding their debt issues, Adam...
Ryan Hackett
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Beaverton, OR Bankruptcy Attorney with 14 years experience
(503) 352-3690 1500 NW Bethany Blvd.
Ste #288
Beaverton, OR 97006
Free ConsultationBankruptcy
University of Oregon School of Law
Ryan practices exclusively in the area of consumer bankruptcy. Ryan has represented thousands of debtors in bankruptcy matters in Oregon and SW Washington. Ryan handles chapter 7 and chapter 13 bankruptcy cases.
Rodney Grafe
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Portland, OR Bankruptcy Attorney with 37 years experience
(503) 768-3100 5331 SW MacAdam Ave
Portland, OR 97239
Free ConsultationBankruptcy, Estate Planning, Family and Probate
University of Oregon School of Law
Third generation Oregonian; Lewis & Clark College BA and U of O JD; Practicing since 1981: Debt issues, Estates and Probate; Municipal Judge for over 15 years
Keith Karnes
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Salem, OR Bankruptcy Attorney with 15 years experience
(503) 385-8888 1860 Hawthorne Ave. Ste. 10
Salem, OR 97301
Free ConsultationBankruptcy, Consumer and Tax
Willamette University College of Law
I help people solve their problems with financial institutions. I help with foreclosure, bankruptcy, and litigation.
Mr. Thomas Adams McAvity III
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Salem, OR Bankruptcy Lawyer with 18 years experience
(503) 860-6868 3000 Market St NE
Suite 350
Salem, OR 97301
Free ConsultationBankruptcy
Lewis & Clark College
Bankruptcy Attorney practicing in both Oregon, Washington and Arizona with offices in Vancouver, Seattle, Salem, Tacoma, Portland and Phoenix.

I have been practicing bankruptcy for close to two decades I am licensed in Oregon, Arizona and Washington. My firm offers online questionnaires, flexible payment plans and a commitment to not letting money get in the way of getting our clients under the protection of the bankruptcy laws.

We have retained a company to help our clients rebuild their credit after bankruptcy and we offer this service at no additional charge to our clients.
Lyndon Ruhnke
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Gresham, OR Bankruptcy Lawyer with 19 years experience
(503) 665-2944 123 E. Powell Blvd.
Ste 208
Gresham, OR 97030
Free ConsultationBankruptcy, Consumer, Employment and Personal Injury
Lewis & Clark College
Lyndon Ruhnke represents consumer debtors in Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 bankruptcy cases. Lyndon’s general practice primarily focuses on representing individuals with claims ranging from consumer issues to personal injury. He is a member of the Oregon Trial Lawyers Association and the National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys (NACBA). He has been a member of the Oregon State Bar since 1999. He is admitted to practice before all courts in the State of Oregon. He received his B.S. and M.S. degrees from the University of Nebraska and his J.D. with a certificate in environmental and natural resources law...
Christopher Coyle
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Portland, OR Bankruptcy Lawyer with 11 years experience
319 SW Washington Street
Suite 520
Portland, OR 97204
Bankruptcy
Lewis & Clark Law School and University of South Carolina School of Law
Christopher N. Coyle joined Vanden Bos & Chapman, LLP as a Portland bankruptcy attorney in 2008. Prior to joining the firm, he was a solo practitioner, practicing taxation and bankruptcy law. While in law school at Lewis and Clark, Christopher clerked with the Office of Chief Counsel for the Internal Revenue Service and the Lewis and Clark Legal Clinic. Outside of the office, Christopher enjoys hiking, biking, playing with his Labrador retriever, and sailboat racing. He is also a state-certified member of the Multnomah County Sheriff’s Office Search and Rescue Unit, and was the recipient of a 2011 Sheriff’s Award.
Theodore Piteo
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Portland, OR Bankruptcy Lawyer with 9 years experience
(503) 786-3800 12909 SW 68th Pkwy
Suite 160
Portland, OR 97223
Bankruptcy, Business, Consumer and Tax
Lewis & Clark Law School
Karen Oakes
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(541) 273-1650 6502 S 6th St
Klamath Falls, OR 97603
Free ConsultationKlamath Falls, OR Bankruptcy Attorney with 20 years experience
Bankruptcy, Consumer and Probate
University of Idaho College of Law
Karen Oakes was raised as an Army officer’s daughter — living in various areas of the United States and Panama. Ms. Oakes was born in Michigan and has lived in Georgia, California, South Carolina, Virginia, and Idaho. While living in California as a young adult, she married and began her family. The family expanded dramatically in 1984 when three nieces/nephew were added to the the family.

During her third year of law school, Ms. Oakes was selected for a national position with the American Bar Association/Law Student Division as the student director of the...
Jacob Braunstein
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Portland, OR Bankruptcy Attorney with 12 years experience
(503) 505-0411 1312 SW 16th Ave., Suite 200
Portland, OR 97201
Free ConsultationBankruptcy, Consumer, Criminal and DUI
Lewis & Clark Law School
Christopher Kane
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Portland, OR Bankruptcy Attorney with 23 years experience
(503) 380-7822 2207 NE Broadway St
Portland, OR 97232
Free ConsultationBankruptcy, Business, Estate Planning and Real Estate
Lewis & Clark Law School
Mr. Kane grew up in Oregon and obtained his bachelor's degree in Economics from Portland State University in 1991. He went on to earn his Juris Doctorate degree from Northwestern School of Law at Lewis & Clark College in 1994 and became a member of the Oregon State Bar in 1995. He is admitted to practice in both state and federal courts in the State of Oregon. Mr. Kane has always focused on helping "the little guy" and has represented hundreds of individuals and small businesses in many areas of the law in both state and federal courts, including...
Samuel Thomas Hayden
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Portland, OR Bankruptcy Attorney with 12 years experience
(503) 445-4388 888 SW Fifth Avenue
Suite 650
Portland, OR 97204
Bankruptcy, DUI and Estate Planning
Lewis & Clark Law School
Samuel Hayden's practice focuses on the areas of estate planning, personal bankruptcy and criminal law. Prior to co-founding Hayden Bonucci, LLC, Sam accepted a clerkship with the Honorable Marilyn Litzenberger, in Multnomah County Circuit Court. During his time at the courthouse, Sam worked on matters ranging from small criminal proceedings to complex civil cases. Sam received his law degree from Lewis and Clark Law School. Prior to graduating, he received honors as a Best Oral Advocate and for his Pro Bono work. Sam also worked at the schools legal clinic helping low income clients deal with a variety of legal issues...
John Tollefsen
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Portland, OR Bankruptcy Attorney with 44 years experience
(503) 224-4600 1001 SW 5th Avenue, Suite 1100
Portland, OR 97204
Bankruptcy, Appeals, Business and International
Suffolk University, Willamette University and University of Washington School of Law
John is a international lawyer with multiple post graduate degrees from both U.S. and European schools. He is a certified Fraud Examiner and Certified Controls Specialist. He has extensive multifaceted experience in business law and litigation.
Jonathan C. Smale
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Portland, OR Bankruptcy Attorney with 9 years experience
(503) 228-9115 621 SW Morrison St. #1225
Portland, OR 97205
Bankruptcy, Business and Collections
Lewis & Clark Law School
Kelly Donovan Jones
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Portland, OR Bankruptcy Attorney
(503) 847-4329 819 SE Morrison St., Suite 255
Portland, OR 97214
Free ConsultationBankruptcy, Consumer and Family
Willamette University College of Law
I am an attorney licensed to practice law in both Oregon state courts as well as the federal district court here in Portland. I received my undergraduate degree from Marylhurst University located just outside of Portland. I obtained my Juris Doctorate from Willamette College of Law in Salem in 2007 and moved back to Portland to practice law. I am originally from Michigan, but I have lived in Oregon for more than a decade and never plan on returning to the Midwest (except for a vacation). In the recent past, I have practiced in the areas of civil litigation, contract law,...
Mark Sherman
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McMinnville, OR Bankruptcy Attorney with 44 years experience
(503) 472-8610 1656 NE McDaniel Ln
McMinnville, OR 97128
Free ConsultationBankruptcy
University of Oregon School of Law
EXPERIENCE COUNTS! Mark A. Sherman has over 25 years' experience successfully representing people and businesses that need the debt relief that chapter 7 and chapter 13 bankruptcy can offer. He knows the "ins and outs" of the bankruptcy system, and will use that knowledge and experience to aggressively represent you for your maximum benefit.

PERSONAL ATTENTION: Your case will have the personal personal attention of Mark A. Sherman--it will not be handled by a "paralegal" or other non-attorney "assistant."

With few exceptions, a chapter 7 or chapter 13 bankruptcy filing triggers an "automatic stay" that stops creditor collection efforts--threatening phone...
Louis Dvorak
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Bend, OR Bankruptcy Lawyer with 43 years experience
(541) 382-0195 1345 NW Wall St. Suite 100
Bend, OR 97701
Bankruptcy, Arbitration & Mediation and Estate Planning
University of California - Los Angeles
I've done over 3,000 successful bankruptcy cases in Chapters 7, 11, and 13 since starting independent practice in 1982 in downtown Bend. Before that I served as Deschutes County Legal Counsel, practiced real estate law for 2 years in San Francisco, and served as a legal officer in the US Army.
Joshua Randall Trigsted
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Lake Oswego, OR Bankruptcy Attorney with 12 years experience
(888) 247-4126 5200 Meadows Rd
Ste 150
Lake Oswego, OR 97035
Bankruptcy and Consumer
University of Oregon
Attorney who specializes in consumer litigation, including FDCPA, FCRA, Lemon Law.
Justin Michael Baxter
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Portland, OR Bankruptcy Attorney with 19 years experience
(503) 297-9031 8835 SW Canyon Lane, Suite 130
Portland, OR 97225
Free ConsultationBankruptcy and Consumer
Lewis & Clark Law School
Timothy J O'Donnell
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Milwaukie, OR Bankruptcy Lawyer with 10 years experience
(503) 659-3627 11073 SE Main Street
Milwaukie, OR 97222
Free ConsultationBankruptcy, Collections, Personal Injury and Real Estate
Golden Gate University School of Law
Born and raised in Clackamas County, attended Law School in San Francisco, came back to Oregon in 2012. Father of two boys. My practice is primarily civil litigation with an emphasis on real estate. I also handle personal injury actions, estate planning and probate, and landlord-tenant law.
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Considering Bankruptcy?

Bankruptcy law allows debtors, who are unable or partially unable to pay outstanding debts, to rid themselves of these debts and obtain a fresh start. Both federal and state laws can affect a debtor seeking to file for bankruptcy, and an attorney can help you understand how state and federal bankruptcy laws apply to you.

If you are struggling with high debt, receiving calls from creditors or collection agencies, or facing foreclosure, garnishment of wages, or repossession of property, filing for bankruptcy may provide you with solutions.

Bankruptcy lawyers offer legal advice and services during a financial crisis. In total, there are six different types of bankruptcy. For persons seeking debt relief, one option is Chapter 7 bankruptcy, which provides for liquidation of the debtor's non-exempt assets. Another popular option for individuals is Chapter 13, which allows for management and reduction of debt through payment plans. Corporations and partnerships filing for bankruptcy often choose to file under Chapter 11, which provides for supervised reorganization of the business.

Experienced bankruptcy counsel can help you evaluate whether you should pursue a bankruptcy as well as the Chapter under which to file. Bankruptcy lawyers can also help end harassing phone calls from debt collectors and evaluate available legal options when facing a home foreclosure.


Automatic stay: An injunction that automatically stops lawsuits, foreclosures, garnishments, and most collection activity against the debtor the moment a bankruptcy petition is filed.

Unsecured claim: A debt for which credit was extended based solely upon the creditor's assessment of the debtor's future ability to pay, rather than on a special assurance of payment.