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Student Loan Law: Borrower Defenses

Introduction

Borrowers may be eligible for forgiveness of the federal student loans used to attend a school if that school misled them or engaged in other misconduct in violation of certain laws. This type of loan forgiveness is called “borrower defense to repayment,” sometimes abbreviated to "borrower defense".

Borrower Defense Regulations

Links

Borrower Defense Forms

Guidance on the Borrower Defense Rule