A law school graduate was entitled to a partial discharge of student loan debt in his bankruptcy case, the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled in reversing judgment.Read More »
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With huge numbers of students facing crushing debt and national student loans surpassing credit card debt, some lawyers have found a new niche: representing clients hounded by student loan creditors, debt collectors and loan servicers.Read More »
An attorney in Illinois has been reprimanded for failing to supervise a non-attorney assistant who posted opposing parties’ private information in an electronic filing that ended up on a court’s public site.Read More »
A new federal study recommends changes in consumer protection and bankruptcy law to provide relief for those Americans saddled with a share of the country’s $1 trillion in student loan debt, largely blaming private lenders for the problem.
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