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News & Announcements

This page lists news and announcements released by the court for the current year. You can also access previous News & Announcements using the Archive box.

March 8, 2019
Automatic adjustments will be made on April 1, 2019, to dollar amounts stated in various provisions of the Bankruptcy Code, one provision in Title 28, seven Official Bankruptcy Forms, and two Director’s Forms.  The adjustments will apply to cases filed on or after April 1, 2019. 11 U.S.C. § 104(a) provides that the Judicial Conference make the adjustments, which are calculated at three-year intervals on the basis of the change in the Consumer Price Index for all Urban Consumers for the most...
February 20, 2019
Electronic Case Filing (ECF), PACER, claims filing (ePOC), financial certificate filing (eFinCert), website calendars for court hearings and 341(a) meetings of creditors, and VCIS will be unavailable on Saturday, February 23, from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. so the court may perform maintenance. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.
January 31, 2019
The court is seeking qualified applicants for the full-time position of Case Administrator in the Portland office.   The court has two openings for this position.  Visit our Employment page for more information and application instructions.
January 16, 2019
Electronic Case Filing (ECF), PACER, claims filing (ePOC) financial certificate filing (eFinCert), website calendars for court hearings and 341(a) meetings of creditors, and VCIS will be unavailable on Friday, January 18, from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. so the court may perform maintenance. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.
January 8, 2019
For the duration of the government shutdown, the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Oregon will remain open and continue operations. The court will continue to accept new case filings, receive and process documents and fees, and hear matters. CM/ECF, ePOC, and eFinCert will remain operational to accept electronic filings. The public counter and telephone lines will be open during normal business hours. Section 341 meetings of creditors will be held as scheduled unless further notified.
January 8, 2019
Judges' hearings calendars and 341 meeting of creditors calendars will be unavailable from Friday 1/11/2019 at 6 p.m. through Monday 1/14/2019 at 7 a.m. for required maintenance. We apologize for any inconvenience.