Will filing for bankruptcy stop my unemployment checks? 18 Answers as of June 24, 2011

I learned that my unemployment was extended for six months after I filed for chapter 13. Can I still get the checks?

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The Law Office of Mark J. Markus
The Law Office of Mark J. Markus | Mark Markus
Absolutely, unless there is some reason independent from the bankruptcy for them to stop providing them.
Answer Applies to: California
Replied: 6/24/2011
Jackson White, PC
Jackson White, PC | Spencer Hale
Yes, you will still get your unemployment checks. Remember to disclose this extra income to the trustee.
Answer Applies to: Arizona
Replied: 6/24/2011
Shmucher Law, PL
Shmucher Law, PL | Ofer Shmucher
Yes, the filing of a bankruptcy will have no impact on you receiving your unemployment checks.
Answer Applies to: Florida
Replied: 6/23/2011
Carballo Law Offices
Carballo Law Offices | Tony E. Carballo
Yes you can still get your unemployment checks. You need to report the income from unemployment insurance in the bankruptcy petition but that should not affect the bankruptcy case.
Answer Applies to: California
Replied: 6/23/2011
Breckenridge and Walton
Breckenridge and Walton | Alan D. Walton
Yes, but additional income could affect your repayment plan.
Answer Applies to: Michigan
Replied: 6/23/2011
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