2015 ORS 93.770¹
Recordability of notices of bankruptcy and petitions, orders and judgments from bankruptcy cases

(1) A debtor or a trustee in bankruptcy, or the attorney representing either, may present a notice of bankruptcy for recordation in the deed records of a county in which real property that is owned by the debtor or in which the debtor has an interest is located. The notice of bankruptcy may contain a legal description of specific real property, if known, and must:

(a) Be signed by the individual filing the notice;

(b) Be acknowledged in the manner required for acknowledgment of a deed;

(c) State the name of the debtor;

(d) Identify the district court in which the case is pending, the bankruptcy case number and the bankruptcy chapter filed;

(e) State the name, if applicable, of a trustee for the bankruptcy estate of the debtor, an attorney representing the debtor and an attorney representing the trustee; and

(f) State that the bankruptcy case affects real property in the county that is owned by the debtor or in which the debtor has an interest.

(2) Once recorded in the deed records of a county, the notice of bankruptcy may be released by filing for recordation in the same county:

(a) After expiration of the notice period, a copy of a notice of intent to abandon the real property in a form approved by the bankruptcy court and certified by the clerk of the bankruptcy court;

(b) A copy of a judicial order, certified by the clerk of the bankruptcy court, authorizing abandonment of the real property; or

(c) A copy of a judicial order, certified by the clerk of the bankruptcy court, authorizing closure or dismissal of the bankruptcy case if the real property was not otherwise administered in the case.

(3) A copy of the following documents from a bankruptcy case or an adversary proceeding under the federal bankruptcy laws may be presented for recordation in the deed records of a county in which real property that is owned by the debtor or in which the debtor has an interest is located if the copy is certified by the clerk of the bankruptcy court:

(a) A petition, with the schedules omitted.

(b) An order or judgment filed and entered. [Amended by 2005 c.85 §1]

Atty. Gen. Opinions

Recording loca­tion, type and de­gree of hazard of ma­te­ri­al buried in hazardous waste disposal site, (1979) Vol 40, p 188

Chapter 93

Atty. Gen. Opinions

Records involving title to real prop­erty registered under the Torrens system, (1972) Vol 35, p 1032


1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 93—Conveyancing and Recording, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors093.­html (2015) (last ac­cessed Jul. 16, 2016).
 
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2015, Chapter 93, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ano093.­html (2015) (last ac­cessed Jul. 16, 2016).
 
3 OregonLaws.org assembles these lists by analyzing references between Sections. Each listed item refers back to the current Section in its own text. The result reveals relationships in the code that may not have otherwise been apparent.