Kansas Bankruptcy Exemptions

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When you file Bankruptcy in Kansas, you may keep certain property under the Kansas exemptions. The Kansas exemptions are listed below.

HOMESTEAD Real property or mobile home you occupy or intend to occupy to unlimited value; property cannot exceed 1 acre in town or city, 160 acres on a farm
INSURANCE Fraternal life insurance benefits

Life insurance forfeiture value if file for Bankruptcy over 1 year after policy issued

Life insurance proceeds if clause prohibits proceeds from being used to pay beneficiary’s creditors

MISC. Liquor licenses

Property of business partnership

PENSIONS Elected and appointed officials in cities with population between 120,000 and 200,000

ERISA-qualified benefits

Federal government pension needed for support and paid within 3 months of filing Bankruptcy (only payments being received)



Police officers

Public employees

State highway patrol officers

State school employees

PERSONAL PROPERTY Burial plot or crypt

Clothing to last 1 year

Food and fuel to last 1 year

Funeral plan prepayments

Furnishings and household equipment

Jewelry and articles of adornment up to $1,000

Motor vehicle to $20,000 (so long as you make payments); if designed or equipped for disabled persons, no limit

PUBLIC BENEFITS AFDC, general assistance, social welfare

Crime victims’ compensation

Unemployment compensation

Workers’ compensation

TOOLS OF TRADE Books, documents, furniture, instruments, equipment, breeding stock, seed, grain and stock up to $7,500 total

National Guard uniforms, arms and equipment

WAGES Minimum 75% of earned but unpaid wages; bankruptcy judge may authorize more for low-income debtors

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