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A Chapter 7 trustee cannot recover from the debtor, through a turnover motion, postpetition transfers that were made out of the debtor’s bank account that resulted from pre-petition checks and debit expenditures that were not transferred by the bank to the payees until after the debtor filed for bankruptcy. The § 362(b)(11) exception from the automatic stay insulates a consumer debtor from the trustee’s attempt to require her to “turnover” these amounts.


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