If you Owe more than $30,000 contact us for a free case evaluation at (833) 428-0937
contact us for a free case evaluation at (833) 428-0937
Call us (833) 428-0937

Federal Student Loan Default - No Time Limit On Offsets

Dealing with a federal student loan default is hard. Allow our lawyers to resolve your federal student loan administrative wage garnishment or tax offset.

Book a Free Consultation Call

Federal Student Loan Default - No Time Limit On Offsets

You should not have to struggle with a federal student loan administrative wage garnishment or income tax refund offset on your own. Instead, turn to one of our attorneys who specializes in defending federal student loan default collection actions. We are dedicated to helping you resolve your federal student loan default.

As with all extra-judicial collection tools, there is no statute of limitations for offsets.  This was unclear for some time because the Debt Collection Improvement Act previously prohibited offset for claims that were "outstanding" for more than ten years.  The issue of whether the ten-year statute of limitations in the DCIA applied to offsets for collection of student loans was litigated beginning in 2001.  The US Supreme Court ultimately decided the issue in the government's favor in 2005.  It is now clear that the government will not be bound by any time limits when attempting to collect student loans through offset.

If you are dealing with a federal student loan default, contact us at 888-756-9969 for a FREE consultation.

Why Hire Us to Help You with Your Treasury or SBA Debt Problems?

construction accident injury lawyer

Millions of Dollars in SBA Debts Resolved via Offer in Compromise and Negotiated Repayment Agreements without our Clients filing for Bankruptcy or Facing Home Foreclosure

slip and fall attorney

Millions of Dollars in Treasury Debts Defended Against via AWG Hearings, Treasury Offset Program Resolution, Cross-servicing Disputes, Private Collection Agency Representation, Compromise Offers and Negotiated Repayment Agreements

truck accident injury attorney

Our Attorneys are Authorized by the Agency Practice Act to Represent Federal Debtors Nationwide before the SBA, The SBA Office of Hearings and Appeals, the Treasury Department, and the Bureau of Fiscal Service.

$58,000 SBA 7A LOAN - AWG HEARING DEFENSE

$58,000 SBA 7A LOAN - AWG HEARING DEFENSE

Client personally guaranteed SBA 7(a) loan balance of $58,000.  Client received Notice of Intent to initiate Administrative Wage Garnishment (AWG) Proceedings.  We represented client at the Hearing and successfully defeated the AWG Order based on several legal and equitable grounds.

$488,000 SBA 7A LOAN - SBA OHA LITIGATION

$488,000 SBA 7A LOAN - SBA OHA LITIGATION

Clients personally guaranteed an SBA 7(a) loan.  The SBA referred the debt to the Department of Treasury, which was seeking payment of $487,981 from our clients.  We initially filed a Cross-Servicing Dispute, which was denied.  As a result, we filed an Appeals Petition with the SBA Office of Hearings and Appeals asserting legal defenses and supporting evidence uncovered during the discovery and investigation phase of our services.  Ultimately, the SBA settled the debt for $25,000 - saving our clients approximately $462,981.

$150,000 SBA 7A LOAN - SBA OIC CASH SETTLEMENT

$150,000 SBA 7A LOAN - SBA OIC CASH SETTLEMENT

Client personally guaranteed SBA 7(a) loan balance of over $150,000.  Business failed and eventually shut down.  SBA then pursued client for the balance.  We intervened and was able to present an SBA OIC that was accepted for $30,000.

Read more Case Results

Related Content

Read more sba debt articles