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This section of PALawHelp.org has information and resources about Student Loan issues in Pennsylvania.

  • Closed School Discharge

    Information from Federal Student Aid, an office of the U.S. Department of Education about Closed School Discharges of your federal student loan. If your school closes while you’re enrolled or soon after you withdraw, you may be eligible for discharge of your federal student loan. Read More

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    Federal Student Aid
  • Consumer Action Handbook

    The General Services Administration (GSA) updates and publishes this valuable resource every year. In this handbook, the GSA's Office of Citizen Services brings you the latest information on your consumer rights and responsibilities. Content Detail

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    U.S. General Services Adminiatration
  • Direct Loans

    The Direct Loan Program is one of the Federal Student Aid (FSA) programs provided by the Department of Education that provides students with a way to borrow money to pay for education after high school. This site provides some basic information about Direct Loans. Content Detail

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    U.S. Department of Education
  • Federal Student Aid

    Information from an office of the U.S. Department of Education about the products and services that are offered through the Department. Content Detail

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    U.S. Department of Education
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    Spanish / Español
  • Forgiveness, Cancellation, and Discharge

    Information from Federal Student Aid about when you can have your federal student loan forgiven, canceled, or discharged. Find out whether you qualify due to your job, disability, the closure of your school, or other circumstances. Content Detail

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    Federal Student Aid
  • GovLoans.gov - Educational Loans

    GovLoans.gov is your gateway to Federal loan information, brought to you through a partnership between Federal agencies and GovBenefits.gov; the official government benefits website. This link is to information on educational loans on GovLoans.gov. Content Detail

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    GovLoans.gov
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    Spanish / Español
  • PA Courts Public Access Policy - Filing Requirements in the Courts (Video)

    Effective on January 6, 2018, a new Public Access Policy is in effect in Pennsylvania Courts. This policy imposes requirements on anyone filing court documents in the trial and appellate courts to safeguard information in the documents they file. The Pennsylvania Courts have released this series of videos that explain the judiciary’s new policy for protecting confidential information and the required steps you must take to protect that information when filing documents in the courts. Content Detail

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    Administrative Office of Pennsylvania Courts
  • Student Loans, Forgiveness - U.S. Department of Education

    Information from the U.S. Department of Education on loan opportunities for students. Content Detail

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    U.S. Department of Education