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An inheritance received while a Bankruptcy is in progress is a non-exempt asset. Whether or not the entire amount would have to be turned over to the Bankruptcy trustee depends on the total value of your other non-exempt assets, and also on the total amount of your Chapter 13 plan payments.
If the total amount of your Chapter 13 payments over the entire plan period is greater than the $16K inheritance and the total value of your other non-exempt assets, then you can keep the $16K.
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