Discharging Student Loans in Bankruptcy — Not Easy, but Possible

New guidance gives troubled borrowers some hope

Andy Spears
2 min readJan 3, 2023

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One of the key challenges around student loan debt is the difficult of discharging this debt in bankruptcy. In many cases, it’s not possible. This means even if you’re in a bad financial situation and bankruptcy is the remedy you seek, you’re still left with student loan debt…

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Andy Spears

Writer and policy advocate living in Nashville, TN —Public Policy Ph.D. — writes on education policy, consumer affairs, and more . . .