In re Kuhn

Pre 2005-Act: 
Pre 2005-Act
A chapter 7 trustee was allowed to make a claim for reasonable compensation and expenses reimbursement for work performed as an attorney prior to a conversion to chapter 13.
Procedural posture: 
After the debtor filed a chapter 7 petition for bankruptcy, the court appointed the trustee and authorized the trustee to act as his own attorney. The trustee objected to the debtor's motion under 11 U.S.C. § 706(a) to convert her case to a chapter 13 case. When the court converted the debtor's case to a chapter 13 case, the trustee filed a claim under 11 U.S.C. § 507(a)(1) for attorney's fees and expenses. The debtor objected to the claim.
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