Can student loans be forgiven?

Anyone with an outstanding student loan already knows that paying your student loans can sometimes be very difficult.  Student loans are one of the few unsecured debts that are non-dischargeable in bankruptcy making them a serious problem for debtors who have no means to pay their student loans.  However, there are some instances where student loans can be discharged in bankruptcy or forgiven through other means.  For information about getting a student loan forgiven, you can read “Legal How-To: Getting Student Loans Forgiven” or talk to a bankruptcy attorney.