Fundamentals of Student Loan Law

(418 Ratings)

Produced on: May 17, 2018

Course Format On Demand Audio

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Course Description

Time 62 minutes
Difficulty Intermediate

Over 44 million Americans collectively hold nearly $1.5 trillion in student loan debt. If you are a debt relief attorney, chances are your client base is burdened with student debt. More and more borrowers faced with this issue are seeking legal counsel.

This course, presented by bankruptcy attorney Natalie Jean-Baptiste, will explore ways to remediate defaulted student loans, the various repayment programs available, and the eligibility requirements and application process for loan forgiveness.


Learning Objectives:

  1. Discern the differences between federal and private student loans
  2. Explore the various ways to get loans out of default
  3. Determine which repayment program is the best fit for your client
  4. Gain a clear understanding of the eligibility requirements and application process for loan forgiveness programs  

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. 

Reviews

JD
James D.

This is, by far, the best CLE I have seen on Lawline, and, quite frankly, probably the best CLE I have ever taken in my 8 years of practice. Thank you!

DP
Drew P.

Really excellent program.

MM
Marian M.

Excellent overview of the law in this area.

HK
Helen K.

very instructive

JG
Joshua G.

Excellent Program

FB
Frederick B.

She’s great

CE
Catherine E.

very informative and interesting. I had no idea student loan law had changed this much.

BC
Bradley C.

Good class!

JM
Joe M.

thanks

WD
William D.

Nicely done. perhaps a little more in depth discussion would help but nice general overview. Thank you!

MF
Mary F.

To date, this is one of the Lawline's best seminars! The information was timely, informative and well-organized. The presenter was highly versed with the subject matter.

JG
Justin G.

Thank you

LD
Lisa D.

Good overview of student loans, but little actual legal content.

RW
Rebecca W.

Instructor was wonderful

JH
Jordan H.

This was a very good presentation.

RB
Richard B.

Well done.

KF
Kimberly F.

Thank you so much for providing such informative courses

AA
Andrew A.

Good Presenter

VJ
Virginia J.

Great course!

SM
Sandra M.

Very easy to follow and understand!

MB
M Margaret B.

This course was outstanding. It is well-organized, thorough, and immediately usable. Thank you!

EZ
Eric Z.

great, very informative.

PY
Philip Y.

Fantastic! As a BK practitioner, I have a lot of students asking me for assistance and this is great! All the best!

RF
Richard F.

Good basic course.

SR
Stacy R.

Great Presentation! Very informative! I'm writing her to ask a couple more questions and I never do that! Thanks! When is her "advanced" CLE presentation that she referenced?

GP
G. Christine P.

She is fabulous! Great presentation, great materials, very knowledgeable. Thank you so much. Looking forward to the session this afternoon!

NL
Natalie L.

Thank you for clarifying the view student loans are not dischargeable.

LS
Lauren S.

This program is useful not just to lawyers, but to anyone who is a student borrower. I'm glad I tuned in.

SW
Shirley W.

Excellent program.

AL
Allison L.

Unfortunately, this was personally very useful to me!

SH
susan h.

outstanding

PM
Patricia M.

She did a great job! thanks!

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