• Federal Court
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court
  • 10-50079
  • Sep 18 2012 (Date Decided)
  • Shiff, J.
A debtor can obtain the discharge of a student loan if the debtor proves, by a preponderance of the evidence, that the debtor cannot maintain, based on current income, a minimal standard of living; that this state is likely to persist for a significant portion of the repayment period; and that the debtor attempted in good faith to repay the loan, pursuant to 11 United States Code §523(a)(8).