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I'm a co-signer to a student loan for 2006

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Good evening,

A merit trial is a trial on the merits of the case. It is the same as a trial, just an additional name, so you will have a chance to defend yourself in court against their accusations. It sounds like, from the limited facts you've provided, that the other party who signed the loan defaulted, and now the lender is suing you for the money?

Essentially, this is a trial for the plaintiff (the lender) to prove that you are liable for the debt and your opportunity to raise any possible legal defenses or present evidence as to why you would not be liable.

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