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Oregon Bankruptcy Exemptions

Oregon Exemption Notes


Can I use the §522(d) Federal Bankruptcy Exemptions in Oregon?

Yes. Or. Rev. Stat. § 18.300



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

Motor Vehicle

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


$400 of any personal property not already covered by existing exemption (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

See Also:
Insurance, Pensions, Public Benefits, Tools of Trade, Wages & Miscellaneous

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