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Merrill v. Texas Guaranteed Student Loan Corp. (In re Merrill)

Plaintiff chapter 7 debtor brought an adversary proceeding against defendant creditor, seeking a finding of undue hardship and an order discharging her student loans pursuant to 11 U.S.C. § 523(a)(8). After the bankruptcy denied the debtor's summary judgment motion, she filed a motion for no ex parte proceedings and a motion for a protective order regarding ex parte proceedings.
Ruling: 
Court was not obliged to conduct a hearing where it decided that the debtor's papers were insufficient to carry the debtor's burden of proving undue hardship.
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