Archives: September 2012

The facts about student loans and bankruptcy.

Student loans are the bane of a generation. According to the New York Federal Reserve Board, there are currently 37 million student loan borrowers. Of those borrowers, the under-30 age group has 14 million student loan borrowers. Another 10.6 million borrowers are in the 30-39 age group. Student loans account...

Will my bankruptcy be published in the newspaper?!

Probably not. Even if it is, you shouldn’t care. Here’s the deal: A bankruptcy filing is public. With the rare exception of pleadings filed under seal (usually done in criminal cases or in legal matters in which sensitive matters such as medical issues are revealed) all legal pleadings, including bankruptcy...