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Student Loans and Bankruptcy: The Limits of the Espinosa Case

The Supreme Court announced this week that it will hear a student loan bankruptcy dischargeabilty case, Espinosa v. USA Funds.  The Associated Press states that the Supreme Court will be […]
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Bankruptcy and Student Loans: Talking About Risk

This is the first of a series of articles addressing common arguments in the student loan bankruptcy debate. “If private student debt can be discharged in bankruptcy, that creates risk, […]
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Too Small To Help: The Fight to Change a Government Letter

Emma (not her real name) is typical of borrowers we assist at the SLBA. She is 60 years old, sufficiently disabled to qualify for Social Security Disability and Supplemental Security […]
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It Isn’t Fair

We have assisted many borrowers over the years and we continually encounter collection, guaranty agency and government staff that do not follow the rules governing the federal student loan programs. […]
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