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Q: Filed ch.7 in 2011 & want to add a debt i got in 2012. i lost my job due to injury can i add this to my ch.7?

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  • Bankruptcy Lawyer
  • San Diego, CA

A: No, you may not add post-petition incurred debts to your previously filed bankruptcy.

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  • Bankruptcy Lawyer
  • Chicago, IL

A: No, you cannot add a post-petition debt. Thus, you are on the hook for the debt that you received after your filing in 2001.

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