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(Video) Are Debts Discharge In Chapter 7 Taxable?

This is a great question to ask. Normally, debts that are forgiven are taxable income to you. For example, if you had 100k in debt and your creditors all said- forget about it and wiped it out that is fantastic, … Continue reading

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The underutilized student loan bankruptcy discharge

A common misconception is that student loans are never dischargeable in bankruptcy. There is a bankruptcy discharge exception for some qualified student loans and educational benefit repayment obligations. The discharge exception does not, however, apply to all loans made to … Continue reading

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Access Group Inc loans taken out to pay for law school generally not subject to discharge in Bankruptcy § 523(a)(8)(A).

ANOTHER STORY FROM THE FRONTLINE OF STUDENT DEBT INDEBTEDNESSStruggling lawyer who moved back in with parents struggles to discharge Access Group Inc. loans taken out to pay for law school; fails at summary stage in adversary proceeding, but will have … Continue reading

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VA launches online tool to simplify discharge process for veterans

Veterans seeking to alter or upgrade their discharge conditions can now do so more easily by using a new online tool. The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) joined forces with the Department of Defense (DoD) to launch a program that … Continue reading

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Ninth Circuit rules Clean Water Act permit required for indirect discharge to ocean waters

It was a great exam question (at least I thought so — you’ll have to ask my Environmental Law and Policy students if they agree): does the disposal of treated wastewater from a municipal wastewater treatment plant into the ground … Continue reading

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