Lake Havasu City, AZ asked in Bankruptcy for Arizona

Q: chapt 7 stimulus checks

hello I am in the middle of a chapt 7 BK will my Trustee get our stimulus checks. My wife is not in my BK

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Stuart Nachbar
Stuart Nachbar
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  • Bankruptcy Lawyer
  • Livingston, NJ

A: I do not believe that the stimulus checks will go to the trustee. It is a post petition payment in your case and according to the stimulus bill, it is exempt from income on the means test.

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Diane L. Drain
Diane L. Drain
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  • Bankruptcy Lawyer
  • Phoenix, AZ
  • Licensed in Arizona

A: I assume you do not have an attorney, or you would not ask. No one really knows. Most likely it will depend on your trustee and other non-exempt assets. Do not spend the stimulus without getting permission from the trustee.

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Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison
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  • Bankruptcy Lawyer
  • Louisville, KY

A: You should get to keep the stimulus checks.

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