Over 44 million Americans have unpaid student loans totaling more than $1.5 trillion. Many student loan borrowers file bankruptcy cases due to financial difficulties they encounter in repaying their student loans. In order to facilitate the consensual resolution of student loan issues for the benefit of debtors and lenders and to avoid litigation, effective October 1, 2019, the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Middle District of Florida prescribes the following district-wide program for debtors and their student loan lenders to seek repayment options through a student loan management program (“SLM” or “SLM Program”).

Visit the Middle District of Florida United States Bankruptcy Court home page: flmb.uscourts.gov to view the administrative order.


Sherry Ellis