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What happens if you receive an inheritance or other property within 180 days of the filing of your bankruptcy case?
What happens if you receive an inheritance or other property within 180 days of the filing of your bankruptcy case?

In a chapter 7 case, the general rule is that after-acquired property (property that you acquire after the petition date of your case) is not property of the bankruptcy estate. This means that you get to keep such property. However, there is one important exception to this ...

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    In a chapter 7 case, the general rule is that after-acquired property (property that you acquire after the petition date of your case) is not property of the bankruptcy estate. This means that you get ...

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