Student Loan Moratorium Extended through September 2021
The federal student loan moratorium, which was extended in early December through January 31, now continues through September 30, 2021.
Student Loan Forbearance Extended through January 2021
The U.S. Department of Education announced a 1-month extended forbearance on collecting student loan payments & interest accrual.
Chapter 13 Timing to Discharge Student Loans
Discharging a student loan requires meeting the difficult condition called undue hardship. Chapter 13 can help through more flexible timing.
Chapter 7 Undue Hardship and Student Loans
Discharging a student loan requires showing undue hardship. The timing of your Chapter 7 filing can determine whether you succeed in this.
Bankruptcy Timing to Discharge Student Loans
Discharging, permanently writing off, student loans can be difficult. You may be able to make it easier to do with good bankruptcy timing.
Student Loans in the CARES Act
Student loans in the CARES Act include changes for some borrowers—suspending payments, interest, collections, credit reporting.
Bankruptcy Can Write Off a Student Loan if it Causes Undue Hardship
Writing off student loans is not easy. You must convincingly show that paying the loan causes you undue hardship, a tough condition to prove.
Discharging a Student Loan in Bankruptcy
Writing off a student loan in bankruptcy requires showing "undue hardship." What is that?