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Proceeds from post-petition injury settlement belong to debtor (access required)

A debtor who settled her personal injury claim may keep the funds because they were acquired after the petition date but prior to the conversion date, meaning the money was not property of the debtors’ bankruptcy estate. Background The debtors commenced this bankruptcy case by filing a voluntary, joint petition for relief under chapter 13 of title ...