the court wants to see if the person filing bankruptcy has the means to pay something back to the creditors. To do this, the court compares the debtors income to the average income of a family the same size as the debtor that lives in the same state as the debtor
Can student loans be discharged in Bankruptcy? The answer is sometimes. Different factors come into play such as is the student loan federal or private, is there a hardship, what type of institution the student attended and for what purpose was the money used.