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I believe new bankruptcy law exempts all retirement from being touch during bankruptcy so it should be safe
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Can you take money out of your 401k after you file bankruptcy?

  Answer   Yes, but not until your discharge. If you take money out of a 401K after you file and before discharge, the money is no longer exempt and could be taken b

What is a 401K?

your retirement fund     It is a type of defined contribution retirement plan offered by  many employers. The employee decides how much he wishes to  contribute, a

How do you get a 401k?

A 401k Plan generally is offered to employees by their employer. If you are self-employed, you may start a 401k or other retirement plan.

Can you take a loan from 401k before bankruptcy is discharged?

  NEWS ALERT: YOUR IN BANKRUPTCY...YOU HAVE TROUBLE HANDLING FINANCES, You have more debt than you can handle...COMMON SENSE: BORROWING MORE CANNOT GET YOU OUT OF DEBT. 

Can you get in trouble if you listed your 401k as an asset in bankruptcy and cashed out to pay remaining debt after the fact?

  Answer   Generally you cannot get in trouble for cashing in a 401(k) that was listed as an asset in your bankruptcy case to pay off non-discharged debts after the

Can you borrow money against your 401k if you are in bankruptcy to pay off your taxes?

  NEWS ALERT: YOUR IN BANKRUPTCY...YOU HAVE TROUBLE HANDLING FINANCES, You have more debt than you can handle...COMMON SENSE: BORROWING MORE TO GET OUT OF DEBT DOESN'T WOR