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Discharging Student Loan Debt in Bankruptcy

1h 1m

Created on May 17, 2018



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)  

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