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Student Loan Guidance

Links to guidance from the Department of Justice on federal student loan relief in bankruptcy and related documents are available here.

  • The Department's New Process for Student Loan Bankruptcy Discharge Cases

Student Loan Discharge Guidance -- Fact Sheet

  • Guidance for Department Attorneys Regarding Student Loan Bankruptcy Litigation (11/2022)

Student Loan Discharge Guidance -- Guidance Text

  • Appendix A: Attestation Form (08/2023)

Student Loan Attestation Fillable Form

  • Appendix B: Sample Scenario (01/2023)

Appendix B - Sample Scenario

Updated October 24, 2023