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In Chapter 7 does a trustee have the ability to monitor your bank account activity after your 341 meeting while waiting for bankruptcy to be discharged?

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2005-11-22 20:35:34
2005-11-22 20:35:34

Our attorney told us that our case (including bank records, etc.) would not be reviewed again after the 341 meeting.

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