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Law School Debtor Loses Bankruptcy Decision to Discharge His Debt, But Lessons Learned

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The United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh District just ruled that a student loan debtor could not discharge his loans in his consumer bankruptcy case. Lately I’ve been writing about bankruptcy cases where consumers have been able to discharge substantial amounts of student loan debt. You can see the articles here. Before I go on I owe a ... Read More »

    Teacher Discharges Loads of Student Loans in Bankruptcy. ECMC Fights Back.

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    Today I’m looking at another bankruptcy discharge case, see more here, where a bankruptcy judge felt it was appropriate to allow for a legal discharge of student loan debt. In this case the consumer represented herself in the action and has fought a valiant battle. Even though President Obama and the Department of Education have recognized a valid and reasonable ... Read More »

      ECMC Called Liar by Senator Durbin – Critical of For-Profit Colleges

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      U.S. Senator Dick Durbin (D-IL) today said that Congress can’t continue to look the other way when it comes to abuses by the for-profit colleges that – in some cases – take in more than 90% of their revenue from the federal government yet account for these startling lopsided statistics. He states the for-profit colleges are siphoning money out of ... Read More »

        I’m Having Problems With My VA Student Loan Benefits, ECMC, and my GI Bill. – Harrison

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        “Dear Steve, I have a 30 year old school loan I have been fighting for almost that entire time. I enrolled in a trade school and produced my DD214 and expected all those fees would come from the 5 years I served in the military under the G.I. Bill. I come to find out years later in the mail that ... Read More »

          As an Employer Do I Really Have to Garnish My Employees Wages for a Student Loan Debt? – Mike

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          “Dear Steve, Just received an Order of Withholding From Earnings for one of our employees, from ECMC in regards to student loans the employee apparently defaulted on. There is reference to Federal Law and threat to the Employer if we don’t granigh 15% of the employee’s wages. I’m not familiar with this Company and their rights to do this. Can ... Read More »

            I Am Afraid ECMC is Going to Garnish My Wages for an Old Sallie Mae School Loan. – JoAnn

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            “Dear Steve, I have a 24 year old student loan that started out at $2,300 and is now over 10,000. Sallie Mae had the loan and kept some of my taxes years ago. 5 years ago I put it on a Bankruptcy not knowing it was not discharged. Now ECMC has the loan I tried to get it out of ... Read More »

              My Student Loan is Now With Premier Credit. – Beth

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              This student loan was TGSL i got in 1988. I defaulted and a judgment was taken by TGSL in the early 1990’s. Now I have received a notice from this collection agency, Premier Credit of North America. I sent a validation request and C&D letter and have not heard from them since. the loan balance is now just under $3000.00. ... Read More »

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