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How It Started… One Upsolver’s Quest To Discharge Her Student Loans

One Upsolver who is actively in the process of seeking a discharge of her student loans has shared parts of her journey with us. While her incredibly detailed outline will soon be turned into a guide of sorts, we thought it might be helpful to give others an idea of where she started.

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Upsolve is featured on TIME’s Best Inventions of 2020!

Today, TIME named Upsolve to its annual Best Inventions of 2020 list!

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📢 Bankruptcy Court Filing Fees Increase on 12/1/2020 📢

As of December 1, 2020, the United States Bankruptcy Courts are increasing certain court filing fees.

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Upsolve is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit that started in 2016. Our mission is to help low-income families who cannot afford lawyers file bankruptcy for free, using an online web app. Spun out of Harvard Law School, our team includes lawyers, engineers, and judges. We have world-class funders that include the U.S. government, former Google CEO Eric Schmidt, and leading foundations. It's one of the greatest civil rights injustices of our time that low-income families can’t access their basic rights when they can’t afford to pay for help. Combining direct services and advocacy, we’re fighting this injustice.

To learn more, read why we started Upsolve in 2016, our reviews from past users, and our press coverage from places like the New York Times and Wall Street Journal.

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