There are many resources available to consumers in Oregon that may assist in understanding debtor and creditor issues. Links to some of those resources are listed below. These links are provided by the Debtor-Creditor section for the assistance of consumers conducting research on these topics. However, nothing provided on this web page is intended as legal advice and should not be relied on as such.
Additionally, we have many resources listed below for attorneys. These links are provided by the Debtor-Creditor section for the assistance of our visitors. However, nothing provided on this web page is intended as legal advice and should not be relied on as such.
Bankruptcy tweak can ease subprime woes, lawmakers told (Reuters, January 29, 2008)
(provided by the Debtor-Creditor Section in partnership with Legal Aid Services of Oregon)
The Bankruptcy Clinic is staffed by volunteers from the Debtor-Creditor Section. More information and contact phone numbers can be found on the Bankruptcy Clinic page.
Oregon State Bar Links
Other Oregon State Bar Section web pages
Consumer Bankruptcy Center of the ABI
The American Bankruptcy Institute Consumer Bankruptcy Center.
National Consumer Law Center Inc.
The National Consumer Law Center is the nation's consumer law expert, helping consumers, their advocates, and public policy makers to use powerful and complex consumer laws to assure justice for vulnerable, low income Americans. [from the Center's web page)
Oregon Law Help
Free legal information for low-income Oregonians
Lewis & Clark Legal Clinic
(The following statement appears on the clinic's website)
The Lewis & Clark Legal Clinic represents low income individuals experiencing a variety of civil and administrative law problems. These legal problems include, but are not limited to: unemployment compensation, residential evictions, bankruptcy, child support modifications, domestic violence cases, and tax controversies with the with the Internal Revenue Service. Clients' incomes must fall within the federal poverty income guidelines.
How to choose a credit counseling agency
Federal Trade Commission