How much money can I keep in my checking account when filing bankruptcy?

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I'll soon be filing a Chapter 7 bankruptcy. How much money can I keep in my checking account without losing it?

Here's the deal. The trustee assigned to your bankruptcy gets to take your property, including money, for the benefit of your creditors EXCEPT for what you can "exempt". As you can see, "exemptions" are a very important subject. Read on...

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