California Attorney General Opinions
Reference Note: Where to Find California Attorney General Opinons from 1889 to the Present
Bound volumes of the Opinions began publication in 1944 and contain opinions from January 1943 to the present. Earlier, but not printed opinions, are available on microfilm, beginning with 1899. For information about where to find microfilm, online, and print Opinions, click here.
Student Loans and Bankruptcy Issues
Legal Resources for the Discharge of Student Loans in Bankruptcy, Fall 2010
Given today’s sputtering economy and anemic job market, many graduates are heavily burdened by student loan and consumer debt. Some are so overwhelmed by debt that they ultimately seek the “fresh start” that bankruptcy offers. Student loans, however, are dischargeable only if their repayment would constitute an “undue hardship.” The San Francisco Law Library has compiled a list of its resources to guide debtors in their quest to meet this difficult standard.