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Hello, I have a very large student loan 150,000, limited income

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Hello, I have a very large student loan 150,000, limited income and on the verge of getting a divorce. I have been paying what I can on the loan, but not anything near the set monthly amount which is almost 1000 a month. I pay pretty much 200. I have exhausted ALL of the flex payment options, deferements, etc. I do not qualify for the new assistance at Dept of Ed.

I am aware that student loans are covered in bankruptcy. I am willing to continue paying what I can, however, the loan is set to default in October. What can I do to protect the things I need such as a home, my car etc. I work and I'm on military retirement. Can my military retirement be taken away?
Submitted: 6 years ago.
Category: Bankruptcy Law
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Customer: replied 6 years ago.
I think my question is straightforward and provides sufficient background information for a general answer: At the minimum, a competant banktruptcy attorney should be able to answer the question of whether or not mililitary retirement pay is in jeopardy for a student loan that goes into default. This is a PRESSING question and if I cannot get an expert to at least make a good faith effort to answer it, then I don't see a need to continue with the upgraded service.
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