Professional Compensation/Fees

In Reciprocity States, the Court Must Rule on Contract Issues to Shift Fees, Circuit Says

Even if a dischargeability suit is based on a contract, the winner is not entitled to fee-shifting if the court rules on noncontract issues.
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Second Circuit Allows Appellate Attorneys’ Fees for Upholding a Contempt Citation

Finally, a circuit court cites Taggart to help a debtor enforce the discharge injunction.
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Denial of Receipt by Itself Won’t Defeat the ‘Mailbox Presumption,’ District Judge Says

Special counsel unfamiliar with bankruptcy procedures weren’t excused from the requirement to file a final fee application by the deadline.

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Bankruptcy Courts Have ‘Core’ Power to Order Fee Disgorgement, Third Circuit Says

Being seen at bar events in the company of those who appear in court doesn’t show judicial bias.
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