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October 12, 2018

Courts are split on whether all educational loans are nondischargeable as an educational benefit.

February 5, 2018

Courts are also split on whether a five-year plan begins on confirmation or on the first chapter 13 plan payment.
Courts are also split on whether a five-year plan begins on confirmation or on the first chapter 13 plan payment.

February 15, 2017

Judge relies on physics in ruling that electricity qualifies as ‘goods.’
Judge relies on physics in ruling that electricity qualifies as ‘goods.’

November 22, 2016

Difficult to discharge, student loans are more easily classified as non-consumer for the presumptive abuse test.
Difficult to discharge, student loans are more easily classified as non-consumer for the presumptive abuse test.

March 16, 2016

Ability to pay is one factor in imposing sanctions for misconduct.
Ability to pay is one factor in imposing sanctions for misconduct.

February 17, 2016

Did Justice Ginsburg go too far by holding that nothing in chapter 13 applies on conversion to chapter 7?