Expanded Bankruptcy Law Office Hours

I am pleased to report that attorney Mark Ditton who has long managed many of our bankruptcy cases in Portland and Salem, Oregon will be moving to Seattle this week to expand our Seattle Bankruptcy Law Office. Mark will now supervise all of our Washington cases including Chapter 13 matters in Vancouver and Tacoma. Our 

Read More

Oregon Utility Debts and Bankruptcy

The Bankruptcy Code protects Oregon debtors from utilities disconnecting water, home phone, electricity or gas services. Utility services such as cable television, cell phone services or internet are not considered utilities for this bankruptcy protection because they. A Portland or Salem utility company simply is not allowed alter, refuse, or discontinue service to an existing 

Read More

Values for Property in Oregon Bankruptcy

In bankruptcy, Oregon and Washington debtors are required to list all their assets and give a corresponding estimated value of his or her property. This is an easy task when the asset has an easily fixed cash value, like a stock, owed wages, or cash money. Household and personal items, vehicles, and even real estate 

Read More

We Need to Know About Your Car and House in Bankruptcy

Most bankruptcy law firms in Oregon and Washington have their clients fill out some kind of questionnaire as part of the bankruptcy filing process. Our firm is no exception, though we are one of the few that offers its clients the ability to fill out their questionnaires online. The fact is that it is an 

Read More

New Guide to Student Loan Law for Bankruptcy Clients

Recently I noted on our Oregon bankruptcy blog that our firm has expanded our debt law practice areas  to include student loan law. As part of that process, I have just completed a thirty page guide on student loan law for Oregon and Washington debtors. I am obviously happy to send on a free copy 

Read More

New Oregon and Washington Student Loan Law Site

We recently launched a website for our Oregon and Washington Student Loan Law Practice. We are thrilled to be helping student loan borrowers in our community lessen their student loan burdens. As one of very few graduates in the Pacific Northwest of Joshua Cohen’s Student Loan Seminar and as a long time member of the 

Read More

Getting Ready for an Oregon 341 Meeting of Creditors

Here’s what you need to know Who must attend? The Trustee, you, and one of our attorneys. The Trustee is the person who runs the hearing and asks you questions. Who gets invited? All the creditors listed in your bankruptcy schedules get a notice in the mail. Many times none of the creditors show up. 

Read More

Whether Your Bankruptcy was filed in Portland or Eugene, there is no need to be nervous about your 341 hearing. In our next blog article, we will discuss exactly what you need to bring to the hearing and the kind of questions that you are likely to encounter. The video below at the following link 

Read More

http://nwdrlf.com/general/2296/

Oregon Student Loan Attorney

Our law firm will soon be expanding the scope of our practice  to include representing Oregon  and Washington debtors with respect to their student loan issues. Since most consumers in the pacific northwest have never even heard of student loan law, I thought I would take this opportunity to describe many of the services that 

Read More

Tips for Increasing Your Credit Score in the Wake of Bankruptcy

Using credit after bankruptcy is the best way to rebuild credit after bankruptcy. If you do want to join the financial mainstream, opening up lines of credit after bankruptcy discharge and paying them off every month in full is probably the best way to have a great credit score in as little as eighteen months 

Read More