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Meet the Attorney: Eric Ridley
Eric Ridley is our partner attorney for California
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Meet the Attorney: Morley Diment
Morley Diment is our partner attorney for Louisiana
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Meet the Attorney: Eric Wilson
Eric Wilson is our partner attorney for Alabama
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Meet the Attorney: Michael J. Duggar
Michael J. Duggar is our partner attorney for Florida
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Meet the Attorney: Hyrum Zeyer
Hyrum Zeyer is our partner attorney for Idaho
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Meet the Attorney: Daniel Ciment
Daniel is our partner attorney for Texas
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Margaret the Unemployed Attorney
This former attorney discharged $220,000 of student loans in bankruptcy.
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Jennifer the Community College Health Worker
Jennifer, a community health worker, discharged $50,000 of student loans in bankruptcy.
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Jacob the Single Father and Sales Professional
Jacob discharged over $60k in student loan debt so he could continue to support his son with special needs.
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Elizabeth the Single Mother and High School Teacher
This high school teacher got full student loan discharge.
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Sandra the Clinical Counselor Nearing Retirement
Find out what happened to Sandra, a clinical counselor, when she included student loans in her bankruptcy.
Case Chronicles
Why Student Debt Isn’t Just a Problem for Young Graduates
The typical student loan debtor isn't who you think
Student Loan Debt
Meet the Attorney: Michael Chekian
Michael is our partner attorney for California
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Meet the Attorney: Marjorie Guymon
Marjorie is the Lexria partner attorney for Nevada
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Meet the Attorney: Patrick Best
Patrick is our partner attorney for Pennsylvania, New Jersey, New York, and Maryland
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Meet the Attorney: Jonathan Ginsberg
Jonathan is our partner attorney in Georgia
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Meet the Attorney: Amy Wilburn
Amy is our partner attorney in Ohio
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Reset Button Is Now Lexria
New name, same mission: make financial justice accessible
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Meet the Attorney: Ed Boltz
Ed is our partner attorney in North Carolina
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Kevin the Veteran
Kevin's story of student loan discharge has brought fresh attention to the type of work our partner attorneys do.
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Edgar the Mid-Life Graduate
A criminal plot and a failed career pivot left this desperate grandfather in student loan debt. Find out how he received student loan debt relief after bankruptcy.
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Felicia the Hospice Worker
A laid-off hospice worker faces impossible circumstances. Student loan discharge provides the relief she deserves.
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Mark the PhD
A mid-life doctoral degree incurs debt that lasts into retirement
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Debunking the Student Loan Bankruptcy Myth
Has someone ever told you you can't get rid of student loans in bankruptcy? They were wrong.
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How This Couple Paid off $50,000+ in Debt in Less Than 5 Years
Like many millennials, the Brownings amassed credit card debt without realizing how much. Here’s how they got serious about repayment — and became debt free in less than five years.
Debt Payoff Stories
How to Qualify and Apply for Public Service Loan Forgiveness
Public Service Loan Forgiveness sounds simple, but qualification and eligibility are complicated. Here’s how to apply for Public Service Loan Forgiveness — and ensure you’re accepted.
Student Loan Debt
6 Insider Tips from Lenders to Pay off Your Student Loans Faster
Lenders give us the inside scoop on how to pay off student loans faster.
Student Loan Debt
Should You Refinance Your Student Loans? 3 Borrowers Share Why They Did
Should you refinance student loans? Three borrowers tell us why they did and how it helped their finances.
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Considering Public Service Loan Forgiveness? Here’s What You Should Know Now
Less than 1% of applicants were approved in the first round of Public Service Loan Forgiveness. Here’s what a former student loan officer says you should know before you apply.
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This Is What $1.5 Trillion in Student Loan Debt Looks Like for Borrowers
Three borrowers tell us what it’s like when student loan debt takes over your life.
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4 Lawyers Tell Us What It’s Like to Live With Student Loan Debt
Average law school debt is around $200,000, while average starting salaries are just $72,000. Here’s how lawyers handle student loan debt.
Student Loan Debt
The Ease of Bankruptcy Surprised Her — What One Woman Learned from Filing at 28
Leigh Anne Ely says filing bankruptcy didn’t ruin her life. She tells us what it was like in this bankruptcy story.
Bankruptcy
Think Lawyers Don’t Worry About Debt? 3 Share Their Student Loan Struggles
Law school loans pose a huge burden on early-career lawyers. Three working lawyers tell us how the debt affects their lives.
Student Loan Debt
3 Residents Tell Us What Medical School Debt Means for Their Future
Do you know how you’ll repay your medical school loans? Three residents tell us how they’re managing the debt and what you should know.
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Is That Graduate Degree Worth It? High Earners Talk Student Loan Debt
Is $100K in student loan debt worth it? High earners with graduate degrees tell us how the debt affects their lives.
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Student Debt Forces Millennials to Delay Marriage & Homeownership
Here’s what student loan balances mean for millions of millennials in debt.
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3 Borrowers Explain the Pros & Cons of Income-Driven Repayment for Student Loans
Income-driven repayment has pros and cons. We talked to three borrowers, who explain why they would — or wouldn’t — recommend the strategy to others.
Student Loan Debt
How They Paid off $30K in Debt and Saved $15K for Their Wedding — in 16 Months
Matt Miczulski pay off more than $31,000 in debt and saved for a wedding. Here’s how he found the motivation to become debt free.
Debt Payoff Stories
How We Paid off $78K in Debt in 23 Months on Average Incomes
When they got married, they had a combined debt of $78,000 and not a huge income. Here’s their inspiring debt payoff story.
Debt Payoff Stories
Predatory Student Lending is Destroying the Middle Class. Here’s How We Stop It
Our CEO's journey through bankruptcy and how it inspired Lexria
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