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The emotional benefits of Chapter 11

Those who successfully complete the Chapter 11 process may experience a number of financial benefits, getting rid of their debt and welcoming new opportunities. However, the emotional advantages of Chapter 11 should not be overlooked either. People who are buried in debt may be facing incredibly difficult emotional challenges due to their circumstances, including depression, unbearable anxiety and so on. Moreover, these emotions can get in the way of their sleep and disrupt other facets of their lives (such as their job performance and relationships). By getting rid of debt through Chapter 11, some people are able to leave these emotional hurdles behind.

Can student loan debt be discharged via bankruptcy?

Bankruptcy can help a person clear outstanding debt to work towards a brighter financial future. Most people claim that student loan debt, which is a burden on the finances of many graduates well into adulthood, can't be discharged via bankruptcy. While this is generally the case, Nerdwallet explains what steps you can take to get a handle on massive student loan debt. 

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