If you live in the Vancouver, WA area and file either Chapter 7 or Chapter 13 Bankruptcy you will need to attend a “Meeting of Creditors” approximately one month after you file your bankruptcy. For Vancouver area bankruptcy cases this meeting is held at the Vancouver Federal Building: 500 W 12th, Second Floor Vancouver, WA 98660. This hearing location will apply if you live in the following counties: Clark, Cowlitz, Pacific, Skamania and Wahkiakum.
If you live in another County within the Western District of Washington, you will have a different hearing location. For a complete list of these locations click here.
After your case is filed, the Bankruptcy Court Clerk will mail you a notice of the exact date, time and location of your Meeting of Creditors. If you have any questions about the notice you should immediately call your bankruptcy attorney.
For more information about your meeting of creditors, see our article here.