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did you advise the trustee of the case?
no i never did, as the question as not come up, just asked if i had any money coming to me ie. inheritence things like that, in fact, i did not even think of it until i went home over the weekend as this case has been going on forever and no agreement were ever made or settlements offered
When you filed bankruptcy you should have advised the trustee, however even if you did not, your workers compensation award is protected under NY law specifically section §282.2(c) of New York’s Debtor Creditor Law, which exempts benefits received as a result of “disability, illness or unemployment benefit.”
should i go back and tell them this even if there isn't any gurantee it will happen anytime in the near future.
at this point, it would not matter,but it may be better to have your attorney send a letter or file an amendment to your petition,
since the award is protected it would not matter
so i would be protected weather i received the money during or after the discharge
thank you so very much for all of your help.
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