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.
Qualifying debtors and non-debtors in active bankruptcy cases may apply for legal assistance with specific matters through the US Bankruptcy Court’s new Pro Bono Litigation Program. Free representation may be provided based on need to unrepresented parties who cannot afford to hire an attorney and need legal assistance. More information on this program can be found on the “Pro-bono litigation” page.
For pro-se parties who do not wish to hire an attorney but need general guidance with the procedures for service of a Complaint, please visit the “Student Loan Service Tips and Tricks” page.
(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
- Lawyer Referral Service
- Tel Law Transcripts
- Other OSB Legal Information Links for the Public
Other Oregon State Bar Section web pages
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
- Debt Collection, Garnishment, Respossession
- Credit Reports, Identity Theft, Privacy Rights
- Consumer Resources