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I have filed a chapter 7 back in June of this year.. today I…

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I have filed a chapter 7 back in June of this year.. today I got into an accident to which the other party was at fault.. i has to go to the hospital... if I am

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Awarded any money will it be part of the filing

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I just got into an accident today but the bankruptcy was filed back in June

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If an injury happens after you file for Chapter 7 bankruptcy, it is not part of the bankruptcy estate. Thus, you can keep any award or settlement.

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I filed a chapter 7 in June of this year and got my discharge info.... I got into an accident today.. the person at fault if I get a settlement is that safe?

Yes, if the accident occurred AFTER you filed chapter 7, it should not be part of your bankruptcy estate.

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