US Departments of Justice and Education Cooperation on Student Loan Bankruptcy

November 30, 2022 · by COHEAO · Spark Notes

On Thursday, November 17, 2022, the US Department of Justice (DOJ) announced a new policy on handling cases involving bankruptcy of student loan debt in cooperation with the Department of Education (ED).  DOJ released guidance to Department attorneys that handle bankruptcy cases outlining a new process for recommending the discharge of student loan debt to bankruptcy judges.


Click here for a memo providing a high-level overview of the guidance and its possible implications.


If you have any questions, feel free to reach out to Robert Moran, COHEAO’s Executive Director.

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