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How to Discharge Private Student Loans In Bankruptcy!

It’s difficult for laypeople (and sometimes bankruptcy attorneys) to believe there are legal options to reduce student loan debt after hearing for years that “student loans are nondischargeable in bankruptcy”.  Well, this is not always true.  They can be discharged … Continue reading

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(Video) Common Creditor Objections To A Chapter 7 Discharge

With most unsecured debts in Chapter 7 Bankruptcy, there is a presumption in favor of discharging the debt in bankruptcy. The presumption in favor of discharging the debt in Chapter 7 Bankruptcy goes against the back drop of a creditor’s … Continue reading

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A Brief History of Student Loan Discharge in Bankruptcy

Under the federal Bankruptcy Code, certain debts are not eligible for discharge by a bankruptcy court at the end of a case. Nondischargeable debts include certain tax debts, 11 U.S.C. § 523(a)(1); spousal and child support, id. at § 523(a)(5); … Continue reading

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Discharge vs Automatic Stay and Credit Reporting

The Fair Credit Reporting Act “FCRA” and the Bankruptcy Code The Automatic Stay v. the Bankruptcy Discharge The Fair Credit Reporting Act “FCRA” and the Bankruptcy Code deal with debt differently and this difference can become confusing for everyone, including experienced … Continue reading

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The Chapter 13 "SUPER" Discharge

I’ve written in earlier blogs about the decision-making involved in deciding whether filing a chapter 7 bankruptcy case or a chapter 13 bankruptcy case is the best choice for a particular client. Read more detail on Recent Bankruptcy posts – Justia … Continue reading

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