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Student loans for law school not dischargeable - Grand Rapids Michgian bankruptcy Attorney

Western District of Michigan Bankruptcy Judge Rules Student Loan Not dischargeable in Maas v Northstar Education explains Grand Rapids Bankruptcy Attorney

I. INTRODUCTION.

In this adversary proceeding, Nathan C. Maas (the “Debtor”) seeks a determination that four loans he received while enrolled at Thomas M. Cooley Law School are not educational benefit loans under § 523(a)(8) of the Bankruptcy Code,and that the resulting. As discussed in greater detail below, see Section III infra, the Debtor does not assert that repayment of the loans would constitute an “undue hardship” under § 523(a)(8). References to the court’s docket in the Debtor’s base case are cited herein as“Dkt. No. __;” references to the docket in the adversary proceeding are cited as debts alleged by the lender, Northstar Education Finance, Inc (the “Defendant” or are dischargeable in his chapter 7 case.For the reasons that follow, the court concludes that the debts to Northstar are not dischargeable.  Click for full opinion

 

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