The Miller Law Chronicles Episode 006 | Milwaukee, WI

The Miller Law Chronicles Episode 006

by | Jun 28, 2023

Tune in for an important update on discharging your federal student loans through bankruptcy under  the Dept. of Justice’s new guidelines! On The Miller Law Chronicles, host Attorney Jamie Miller sits down with student loan law expert Deborah Stencil to discuss how the DoJ has streamlined the costly and complex adversary discharge process, potentially making it affordable and attainable for the first time for many individuals facing financial hardship.

Attorney Deborah Stencil, a bankruptcy and student loan law veteran of over 13 years practicing in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, breaks down the qualifying factors that may now allow you to have some or all of your burdensome federal loans forgiven. She navigates the complicated language of the DoJ guidelines to illustrate how specific circumstances like age, income level, chronic health conditions and more may help you finally achieve some financial relief.

If you’ve been drowning in student loan debt for years, unable to qualify for existing programs, this new pathway through bankruptcy could offer you a life preserver. Tune in and learn from the expert, Attorney Deborah Stencil, if your situation may now qualify you to have your loans discharged under the DoJ’s streamlined attestation process. This insider knowledge could be the key to helping you finally break free from your student debt nightmare. Don’t miss this crucial information – listen now to The Miller Law Chronicles podcast with Attorney Jamie Miller and student loan expert Deborah Stencil.

Here are some other topics Jamie discusses in this episode:

  • The impact of private student loans on individuals’ finances and the limitations of the DoJ guidelines in providing relief for such loans.   
  • Options for total and permanent disability discharge of federal student loans through an application with the Department of Education, separate from bankruptcy proceedings.   
  • Details on income driven repayment programs and public service loan forgiveness, including eligibility requirements and how they differ from bankruptcy discharge.
  •  The current status of the Biden administration’s proposal to provide $10,000 or $20,000 in student loan forgiveness, and how that differs from the DoJ guidelines around bankruptcy discharge.

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