Means Test Good News for Oregon Bankruptcy Filers

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Means Test Good News for Oregon Bankruptcy Filers

Prospective Chapter 7 Bankruptcy all across the state of Oregon should be cheered by the news that it is now going to be a little bit easier to qualify. The US Trustee recently divulged that the median income in Oregon for purposes of the means test have been adjusted upwards for most families

Here you can see the difference:

New Means Test Numbers

OREGON

Family of One

$44,779

Family of Two

$55,568

Family of Three

$60,693

Family of Four

$70,812

Old Means Test Numbers

OREGON

Family of One

$43,160

Family of Two

$55,057

Family of Three

$62,202

Family of Four

$67,315

What this means for Oregonians looking to obtain bankruptcy relief is that it you can now make a little more and still qualify for Chapter 7.  The numbers are also good news to prospective Chapter 13 Bankruptcy filers as more of them will now qualify for three year rather than five year Chapter 13 Plans.

Remember that the median income levels, for purposes of the means test, are just the starting point to determining whether you qualify for Chapter 7 or in determining the length of your Chapter 13 Plan. , or what the requirements of the Chapter 13 plan will be. Please feel free to give me a call if you have any questions at all at 503-232-5303.

2014-01-18T15:40:09+00:00
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