I just received a call from a collection agency telling me that my loans had been turned over to their law office. (Weltman Weinburg) The guy is telling me that I have until the end of may to come up with 17k to satisfy the debt of 24k or they are going to pursue myself and cosigner on the student loan. I had been making payments on a consistent basis to NES until they just stopped in January. I had deferred my other student loans due to me being unemployed at the time. I was under the assumption that this loan was deferred as well. Apparently not and now they are threatening me. I explained to the guy my situation and attempted to work out a repayment plan but he is not budging on this. I have worked entirely too hard to pay theses loans back and now to have this hit me at the most inopportune time in my life is very discouraging. Can anyone help me out with where to go for help?
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