Student Loan Update: Claw Back of Student Loans and IDR in Chapter 13

By Richard J. Parker, Parker, Butte & Lane, P.C. (Portland, OR)

For those tracking the matter, litigation continues in the Eastern District of California (Sacramento) in which the Trustee is seeking recovery as a fraudulent transfer of payment of nearly $180,000 in tuition by the Debtors to the University of Southern Californiai. A status conference set for January 27th, has been postponed to February 24th while the parties continue with discovery and settlement discussions. The amended answer of the Defendant includes twelve affirmative defenses, including “mere conduit,” “reasonably equivalent value received,” and . . .

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