About This Course
Student loan debt has surpassed $1.6 Trillion and more than 44 million borrowers are affected. It is critical for advocates to understand how to counsel student loan borrowers. Fundamentals of Student Loan Law explores various avenues for resolution of defaulted student loans, repayment options, loan forgiveness programs and administrative remedies available along with discharge of student loan debt in bankruptcy.
This CLE course will help you discern the differences between federal and private student loans. Learn the implications of default and strategies for getting out of default. Determine which repayment program is the best fit for your client. You will gain a clear understanding of the eligibility requirements and application process for loan forgiveness programs. In addition, you will gain a practical understanding of the treatment of student loans in bankruptcy.