A debtor can obtain the discharge of a student loan if the debtor proves, by a preponderance of the evidence, that the debtor cannot maintain, based on current income, a minimal standard of living; that this state is likely to persist for a significant portion of the repayment period; and that the debtor attempted in good faith to repay the loan, pursuant to 11 United States Code §523(a)(8).
In Re: Desormes
November 12, 2012
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