Discharging Student Loan Debt in Bankruptcy

(63 Ratings)

Produced on: May 17, 2018

Course Format On Demand Audio

Taught by

Categories:

Course Description

Time 61 minutes
Difficulty Intermediate

Over 44 million Americans are burdened with nearly $1.5 trillion of student loan debt. Although student loan debt is difficult to discharge in bankruptcy, it is not impossible. More and more debtors are seeking bankruptcy relief for student loan debt. Are you prepared to assist your clients with this process?

This course, presented by bankruptcy attorney Natalie Jean-Baptiste, will give you a clear understanding of student loan litigation from case evaluation and intake to trial.


Learning Objectives:

  1. Gain a practical understanding of the treatment of student loans in bankruptcy
  2. Walk through the process of filing the adversary proceeding and pleading requirements
  3. Navigate the discovery process
  4. Examine how to prove undue hardship (and avoid pitfalls)  

Faculty

Natalie Jean-Baptiste

Law Office of Natalie Jean-Baptiste

Natalie Jean-Baptiste is a solo practitioner at Law Office of Natalie Jean-Baptiste, P.C., in Uniondale, New York, where she focuses primarily on consumer bankruptcy and student loan law. She is especially dedicated to assisting student loan borrowers in financial distress and founded a student loan counseling service to empower student loan debtors with the information and tools they need to manage their debt. Prior to launching her own practice, Natalie worked for many years in the music industry where she handled various contracts for superstar acts like Alicia Keys & Janet Jackson. She is a member of National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys and the American Bankruptcy Institute.  Ms. Jean-Baptiste earned her undergraduate degree from Fordham University, where she majored in Communication and Media Studies and minored in Business Administration, and her J.D. from New York Law School. 

$59

$ 59 Education Law and Bankruptcy & Restructuring In Stock

Accreditation

Get Unlimited Access to Lawline Courses

Unlimited CLE Subscription gives you access to take almost any course from our catalog and earn as much CLE credit as you need.