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What if I don’t disclose my Personal Injury Claim when filing for bankruptcy?

First, the court could deny you a discharge or your bankruptcy could be revoked. Second, you could be fined or even receive jail time for committing bankruptcy fraud. Third, under the rules of estoppel, if you don’t disclose your claim in your petition, you will be deemed to have waived it. So, in effect, your … Read moreWhat if I don’t disclose my Personal Injury Claim when filing for bankruptcy?

Are inheritances or lottery winnings protected in Bankruptcy?

An inheritance is not a protected asset. In fact, if you inherit anything in the 180 day period after filing your petition, that fact has to be reported to the bankruptcy trustee and your lawyer and the asset turned over to the bankruptcy estate, – subject to any exemptions you may be able to claim. … Read moreAre inheritances or lottery winnings protected in Bankruptcy?