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Arrested For Not Paying Student Loans? No – The Paul Aker Story Was Essentially Fabricated

“Believe it or not, the US Marshals Service in Houston is arresting people for not paying their outstanding federal student loans.”  So says Fox 26 Houston reporter Isiah Carey.  The problem is, this statement is absolutely false.  Paul Aker owed student loans, and was apparently in default.  Paul Aker was sued for the student loan… Continue Reading

Debtor Cannot Take Means Test Deduction For Student Loan Payments In Chapter 13, But May Pay Outside Plan With Interest, Says Southern District

In In re Brown, Ch. 13 Case No. 12-12316, 2013 Bankr. LEXIS 3696 (Bankr. S.D. Ga. Sept. 6, 2013), the Chapter 13 debtor deducted, on Line 57 of the Means Test, monthly student loan payments of $500 as a “deduction for special circumstances.”  In her Chapter 13 plan, she proposed to make direct payments of… Continue Reading