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Do you know of case law that allows student loans to ...

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Do you know of case law that allows student loans to statisfy the means test for fileing a Chapt 7 bankruptcy.
Submitted: 8 years ago.
Category: Bankruptcy Law
Expert:  JoeLawyer replied 8 years ago.


I'm not sure I understand your question. The Means Test is a test in which you list your income and expenses based on the last 6 months, and then it tells you if a presumption of abuse arises if you attempt to file Chapter 7, thus compelling a Chapter 13.

I don't know how student loans can "satisfy" the Means Test, so I am not sure what type of information we can provide that you are looking for.

Can you be more specific? Thanks!


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