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Check for spelling errors within Best Case

Best Case | 25 Jul 2017 | Spotlight

To use spell check, with the cursor in the field you want to check, press [Ctrl]-[\]. If there are no suspect words, a mess…

How to charge your client

Austin Smith, JD | 14 Jun 2017 | Student Loans

One major hurdle in developing a student loan discharge practice is: how do I get paid for my services?  There is admittedl…

Seven Little Steps To Freedom: The Trial

Austin Smith, JD | 9 Jun 2017 | Attorney Insights, Student Loans

If your client refuses all settlement offers, you’re going to need to try this case.  Don’t panic!  Remember that 47% of un…

Seven Little Steps To Freedom: Settlement discussion and hearings

Austin Smith, JD | 6 Jun 2017 | Attorney Insights, Student Loans

About a month after you provide discovery responses, you’ll be getting a letter from opposing counsel explaining why your c…

Potential tax consequences in student loan litigation

Austin Smith, JD | 5 Jun 2017 | Student Loans

We all know the general rule that the IRS treats any forgiveness of debt as taxable income under the IRS Code.  Creditors h…