Krieger v. Educational Credit Management Corp.

Federal 7th Circuit Court
Civil Court
Case Number: 
No. 12-3592
Decision Date: 
April 10, 2013
Federal District: 
C.D. Ill.
Reversed and remanded
Dist. Ct. erred in reversing Bankruptcy Judge order that discharged debtor’s student loan debt after finding that debtor established undue hardship if said debt was not discharged in her bankruptcy proceeding. Record showed that debtor could not presently or in foreseeable future pay student loans, and that plaintiff lived with parent in rural area, where few jobs were available, and lacked Internet access and transportation to assist her in job search.