Portland, OR Bankruptcy Law

Portland, OR Bankruptcy Law

Learn how bankruptcy works in Portland, OR. Learn how to file bankruptcy in Oregon District Bankruptcy Court, how to complete the Means Test for Multnomah County, and how to use Oregon Bankruptcy Exemption laws to protect your property, and how a Oregon bankruptcy lawyer can help you if you need it.
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Automatically apply the Multnomah County expense standards, and Oregon income standards to your means test calculation.

Find where to file if you live in Multnomah County.

Automatically apply the Multnomah County expense standards, and Oregon income standards to your means test calculation.

Portland, OR Bankruptcy Guide


LegalConsumer.com has provided free bankruptcy information to more than 10 million consumers since 2006, and the Free Means Test Calculator (April 1, 2022 Edition)  has helped hundreds of thousands of consumers figure out where they stand in relation to the bankruptcy means test, created by the 2005 BAPCPA bankruptcy act.

In addition to the means test calculator, this site has answers to your questions  about bankruptcy:

How to File Bankruptcy in Oregon

Bankruptcy Means Test Calculator

Oregon Bankruptcy Exemptions

Bankruptcy Court Info for Portland, OR

Free Bankruptcy Forms & Instructions

Bankruptcy Lawyers Near Me

Note: This website is updated as time permits. It's is up to you to contact your local court and confirm and update any information you need. Information is not advice. Consult with a bankruptcy lawyer for advice about how the law relates to your exact situation.


Means Test Calculator for Multnomah County

The free bankruptcy means test calculator is a free, automated version of the official Means Test Form you must file with the court.

This free automated version:

...to help you determine whether you pass the "means test" for Chapter 7 bankruptcy. more...  


Oregon Bankruptcy Exemptions - All Categories

Oregon Exemptions Summary:


Real property, mobile home or houseboat you occupy or intend to occupy to $40,000 ($50,000 for joint owners); property cannot exceed 1 block in town or city or 160 acres elsewhere; sale proceeds exempt 1 year from sale, if you intend to purchase another home

Vehicle Exemption

Motor vehicle to $3,000 (husband & wife may double)

Personal Property

Clothing, jewelry, & other personal items to $1,800 total (husband & wife may double)
Bank deposits to $7,500; cash for sold exempt property
Books, pictures, & musical instruments to $600 total (husband & wife may double)
Domestic animals, poultry, & pets to $1,000 plus food to last 60 days
Furniture, household items, utensils, radios, & TVs to $3,000 total
Pistol; rifle or shotgun (owned by person over 16) to $1,000

Wild Card

$400 of any personal property not already covered by existing exemption (husband & wife may double)



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