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Undue Hardship Does Not Require Dire Poverty: A Case Study in Discharging Qualified Education Loans

Austin Smith, JD | 21 Apr 2017 | Student Loans

The following fact pattern is taken from an actual “undue hardship” proceeding. Names have been redacted to protect the inn…

Exceeding the Cost of Attendance: A Case Study In Discharging Non-Qualified Education Loans

Austin Smith, JD | 21 Apr 2017 | Student Loans

The following fact pattern is a compilation of several actual student loan adversary proceedings concerning debtors with “n…

When a student loan is not really a student loan

Austin Smith, JD | 20 Apr 2017 | Student Loans

In 2005, Congress amended section 523(a)(8) of the Bankruptcy Code to except from discharge private student loans that are…

Student Loan Glossary

Austin Smith, JD | 20 Apr 2017 | Student Loans

Below is a list of common terms which may help further the understanding of Student Loan Debt:   Accrued Interest: The…

Version 26 overview

Best Case | 20 Apr 2017 | Industry News

Best Case Bankruptcy 26 is packed with innovative features to enhance case management, streamline court notices, calendar i…