Wayne Godare, Chapter 13 Trustee

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Welcome to Wayne Godare's Chapter 13 Website

This site will provide you with general information about my office and upcoming events in the bankruptcy community.

We believe that each person involved in the bankruptcy process, from beginning to end, contributes to the success of a Chapter 13 Plan.

My staff and I look forward to working with all of you throughout the life of the Plan.

          - Wayne Godare 

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Effective March 30, the office of Wayne Godare, Chapter 13 Trustee, will be operating remotely with limited staff.  For assistance with a case that is not confirmed, please email precon@portland13.com.  For assistance with a case that has been confirmed, please email postcon@portland13.com.

NOTICE:  All 341(a) Meeting of Creditors will now be conducted telephonically until further notice.  The telephone call-in information and procedures are posted on the Court's COVID-19 Operations page.  To call in for 341(a) Meeting of Creditors, dial 877-950-0256 and enter passcode 6464616 followed by #.  Please see the following link for information about debtor identification.

The moratorium on dismissals has changed.  All cases that are now 4 or more months delinquent on plan payments will be subject to a Motion to Dismiss.  The Trustee will accomodate the filing of feasible amended plans for any case that wishes to avoid dismissal and continue in Chapter 13.  REMEMBER: if the difficulty in making plan payments is a result of the Covid-19 virus, plans can be lengthened as far as 84 months provided an additional paragraph outlining the difficulties is added.  Those cases that have entered into a Drop Dead stipulation will be held closely to that agreement in the same manner as in the past.

The debtor(s) may keep any stimulus checks received via the CARES Act. 


Correspondence Address
222 SW Columbia St.
Suite 1700
Portland, OR 97201
Wayne Godare
Chapter 13 Trustee
P.O. Box 420
Memphis, TN 38101-0420

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