Critical Case Comment – In re Hart, 10-CV-12350-GCS-MJH (E.D. Mich. November 1, 2010) (Steeh)

In re Hart, 10-CV-12350-GCS-MJH (E.D. Mich. November 1, 2010) (Steeh)

Failure of a Chapter 13 debtor to pursue relief from paying a student loan through the “Income Contingent Repayment Program” coupled with the debtor’s continued expenses for cable television, the internet, and recreation, precludes discharge of a student loan.

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The debtor’s Chapter 13 plan would not pay a student loan obligation in full. The debtor, a . . .

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