inheritance after bankruptcy

January 31st, 2010 by Questions

I was discharged in aug 2007. I diclosed that I may get an inheritance in the future as my Mother had passed away several months earlier. now couple year later this may be the case..the trustee was awhere of this and my discharge was absolute..what do I do if I see this inheritance…its not enough to cover the bankruptcy but do I contact them as I do not want this to violate my discharge

Posted from: British Columbia


One Response to “inheritance after bankruptcy”

, Barton Goth - Goth & Company Inc. -Trustee in Bankruptcy said:

This will not violate your discharge. As this inheritance became available during the bankruptcy, it is an asset that should still belong to your creditors.

Now your trustee should have contacted the lawyer involved and when the money is paid out it should be paid out to the trustee who in turn will distribute it to your creditors, but you will still remain discharged.

So the best thing to do is to contact your trustee and they will assist you from there.

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