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Bankruptcy – Debt Discharge – Student Loan – Undue Hardship (access required)

A Harrisonburg U.S. District Court remands this case in which a debtor diagnosed as paranoid-schizophrenic and HIV-positive is attempting to discharge more than $80,000 in student loans obtained from 1989 to 1997 as an “undue hardship” under 11 U.S.C. § 523(a)(8). In the initial proceeding before the bankruptcy court, debtor testified that he discovered he was ...