Q: We had a discharge of bankruptcy 5 yrs ago. Recently received a wrongful death settlement, trustee wants it. Our rights?
Initially said they wanted for unsecured credit cards. We said okay. Now they want it all. House was in discharge and has been foreclosed on.
A: If the claim was pending when you filed and did not exempt it out, then the trustee has a right to make a claim on it. As for how much, probably the amount of your debt, plus the Trustee's Counsel and Trustee's Commission. Talk to your lawyer
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