Student Loans & Abusive Debt Collection

by DeLadurantey Law Office, LLC on March 11, 2014

CollegeThe news is full of stories of college graduates getting their diploma, being thousands of dollars in debt with student loans and not being able to get a job in their chosen field. However, what most news stories do not mention is what graduates are facing with debt collectors.

Debt collection of student loans is on the increase, primarily because student loans are difficult to discharge in bankruptcy. The result is vigorous and unethical collection agents harassing recent graduates (or those who never graduated) for the unpaid student loans, knowing there is no real option for obtaining relief from their efforts.

While there have been some efforts by the government to deter the abusive tactics used by student loan collectors, more extensive efforts must be made. For starters, it is time to lower the burden placed on students trying to discharge student loan debt in a Chapter 7 of Chapter 13 bankruptcy.

While there is no clear light at the end of the tunnel for student loans being discharged in bankruptcy, we can help if you are being harassed by debt collectors. If a debt collector has violated the law, we can even pursue a monetary judgment for you!

The “Milwaukee Bankruptcy Attorneys,” DeLadurantey Law Office. LLC handle Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 bankruptcies, as well as debt negotiations, debt relief, mortgage loan modifications, and foreclosure defense and debtor’s rights matters.  We serve the areas of Milwaukee, South Milwaukee, West Milwaukee, Milwaukee County, and Waukesha County, including the municipalities of Big Bend Village, Brookfield City, Brookfield Town, Butler Village, Chenequa Village, Delafield City, Delafield Town, Dousman Village, Eagle Town, Eagle Village, Elm Grove Village, Genesee Town, Hartland Village, Lac La Belle Village, Lannon Village, Lisbon Town, Menomonee Falls Village, Merton, Town, Merton Village, Mukwonago Town, Mukwonago Village, Muskego City, Nashotah Village, New Berlin City, North Prairie Village, Oconomowoc City, Oconomowoc Lake Village, Oconomowoc Town, Ottawa Town, Pewaukee City, Pewaukee Village, Summit Town, Sussex Village, Vernon Town, Wales Village, Waukesha City, and Waukesha Town.  Call DeLadurantey Law Office by phone at (414) 377-0518.

 

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