March 2017 Archives

Can student loan debt be discharged in bankruptcy?

U.S. bankruptcy law has a number of interesting and complex rules that determine exactly which debts can be fully discharged, and which are exempt from discharge. These also help to identify the shades of gray that come in when there are items that may only be discharged under certain circumstances. These myths help to fuel a large number of misconceptions about bankruptcy, such as the common perception that student loan debt cannot be discharged.

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