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Federal Non-Bankruptcy Pension & Retirement Exemptions (available in every state)
Federal Bankruptcy Code § 522(d) Pension & Retirement Exemptions
The Federal Bankruptcy Exemptions under 11 U.S.C are available to you if
- you haven't lived in any state longer than 180 days for a while, or
- if your state allows the Federal exemptions as a choice.
Does California allow debtor the option of using the Federal Bankruptcy exemptions instead of state law exemptions?
No. Federal exemptions not available. Instead, California has two systems of exemptions, one of which closely mirrors the federal scheme.
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