I’ve received my discharge. Am I done?

I’ve received my discharge.  Am I done?


While the short answer is yes, there is a condition attached to that answer.  While you are finished with your bankruptcy upon the date of discharge, if at anytime in the 180 days after you initially filed you acquire any property through inheritance, life insurance, or in a divorce proceeding, that property, if not exempt, can become property of the trustee and can be used to satisfy your past debts.



This information has been prepared for general knowledge purposes and is not intended to serve as legal advice.