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Q: I understand about government backed students loans and interest cannot be discharged without getting a favorable ruling

1 Answer | Asked in Bankruptcy for Massachusetts on Aug 29, 2015

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Robert Gambrell's answer
If you have a confirmed plan that proposes to pay allowed general unsecured claims a percentage of the creditor\'s claim, the student loan claim will only be paid the percentage that was to be paid on the claim as it existed on the date the bankruptcy petition was filed. However, the student loan lender can apply the payments received during the plan to interest first if that is the manner in which the payments are to be applied per the promissory note and state law, with any portion over the...

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Q: I'm 18, my girlfriend is 15 and her mom wants to put me in jail.. Can she do that?

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for New York on Jul 13, 2015

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Julie Rendelman's answer
If there is proof of a sexual relationship, then it is certainly possible for you to be prosecuted.

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Q: Husband and I going through divorce. We have a child. We come to an agreement. It was signed, notarized and filed at the

1 Answer | Asked in Divorce and Family Law for Florida on Aug 29, 2015

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Robert Jason De Groot's answer
He has to agree to a modification of the agreement in order for it to be changed. That could perhaps be in an addendum to it.

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Q: My boyfriend was arrested early this morning and is being charged with felony domestic battery involving strangulation?

1 Answer | Asked in Domestic Violence for Florida on Aug 29, 2015

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Robert Jason De Groot's answer
His arraignment is not tomorrow morning, that would be first appearance. It depends upon many things but he will most likely be released or he might get released if he posts bail.

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Q: Are government student loans allowed to charge interest during the pendency of a Chapter 13

1 Answer | Asked in Bankruptcy for Massachusetts on Aug 29, 2015

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Student loans are nondischargeable in chapter 13 cases unless you file an adversary proceeding in the form of a complaint to determine the dischargeability of the student loan and the bankruptcy judge rules in your favor. If the student loan cannot be discharged, then the interest that accrues on the student loan will not be discharged either.

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