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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 ...

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  • What Happens When I Sell My House While in a Chapter 7 Bankruptcy?
    What Happens When I Sell My House While in a Chapter 7 Bankruptcy?

    Post-Petition Proceeds from Homestead are Unconditionally Exempt in Ch. 7 Bankruptcy Cases. Until recently, confusion existed as to whether the post-petition proceeds from a homestead or distributions ...

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