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Are you behind on your student loans?

There can be few things more worrisome than dealing with student loan debt. Defaulting on a loan payment could result in wage garnishment, asset seizure, loss of eligibility for financial aid, or additional actions against you by the Department of Education. Many individuals feel trapped between a rock and a hard place. Unfortunately, most people are not aware that options exist to help resolve their student loan issues.

Are you facing legal action? Our lawyers provide rigorous defense from student loan lawsuits.

If you are more than 270 days behind on your federal student loan payments or have defaulted on your private student loan, do not lose hope! Do not go another day without speaking with a skilled New York student loan lawyer from the Law Office of Simon Goldenberg, PLLC. Our legal team will listen intently to your goals and provide legal guidance that can help you out of default and put you back on track to success!

Explore Your Options with a New York Debt Relief Lawyer

There are plenty of debt relief actions you can take to get back on your feet and continue enjoying life without the crushing burden of student debt. As experienced New York student loan attorneys who have handled a wide range of debt relief matters, we have the comprehensive knowledge needed to help you understand the options that may be available to you!

You may qualify for discharge, dismissal, or cancellation of your student loan if you are experiencing financial hardship, such as:

  • Undue hardship
  • Permanent or temporary disability, or some sort of incapacity
  • Identity theft
  • False certification
  • Your school refused to refund you money that was owed due to withdraw
  • School closure while you were there or before you started class
  • Death

If you believe you suffer from a total and permanent disability, you might qualify for a student loan disability discharge. Our office has been very successful in assisting qualified individuals in obtaining a student loan discharge due to a documented disability. If you are confused as to what type of loan type you have, see our handy chart that outlines the major differences between Federal and Private Student Loans. Visit our FAQ if you have more questions about student loans.

Regardless of the status of your student loans, our attorneys can help explore your accounts to determine what resolution programs are available under your circumstances. We help identify all the available resolutions, so that you can proceed with the option that meets your goals best. Our law firm has experience working with nearly every major student loan lender, loan servicers, and private collection agencies.

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Stop worrying about tomorrow. Secure your financial future today!

Your finances and your future are our priority! As a current or former student, we know that you have invested countless hours and have expended invaluable energy into pursuing higher education. You will need competent legal representation during this time to alleviate the overwhelming pressure of default.

If you are struggling to pay your student loans, the time to secure a resolution is now! Contact the Law Office of Simon Goldenberg, PLLC to determine which legal options are available for you. Our knowledgeable New York student loan attorneys can exhaust every avenue to determine if you are eligible for lower monthly payments or to obtain a temporary break from payments. We can also help determine if there are other ways to manage your student loan payments.

Frequently Asked Questions About Student Loans

  1. What does it mean to default on student loans?
  2. Can a lawyer help settle student loans?
  3. What are the defenses to a student loan lawsuit?
  4. What is a student loan rehabilitation?
  5. How to consolidate student loans?
  6. How to apply for student loan forgiveness?
  7. What is tuition debt?
  8. What happens when you default on a federal student loan?
  9. How to stop a student loan wage garnishment?
  10. Why hire a student loan lawyer in New York?
  11. What is income based repayment (IBR)?
  12. What are the income driven repayment plans?
  13. How to contact the Federal Student Loan Ombudsman?
  14. Where can I get information on student loan interest rates?
  15. How to cancel student loans due to school closure?
  16. How long can I be sued for student loans?

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