Minneapolis, MN asked in Bankruptcy for Minnesota

Q: Waitng 4 lrg backpy chk from fvrble disab ruling. SSA in processing. Need 2 file 13 soon.

If it comes after filing, is it asset after the fact? How is it treated?

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Cristina M. Lipan

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  • Bankruptcy Lawyer
  • Brooklyn, NY

A: Income from social security disability is exempt from creditors and wouldn't be included. You should speak to an attorney to determine whether a chapter 7 case would be more appropriate for you.

Bruce Alexander Minnick agrees with this answer

Timothy Denison

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  • Bankruptcy Lawyer
  • Louisville, KY

A: SSDI is exempt from creditor attachment. Contact a competent local bankruptcy attorney to help you.

Bruce Alexander Minnick agrees with this answer

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