In re Moukazis

Ruling: 
Debtor's attorney not entitled to flat fee in excess of local rate in unexceptional and uncomplicated case.
Procedural posture: 
A law firm filed a motion pursuant to 11 U.S.C.S. § 330(a)(4)(B) seeking approval of a $7,500 flat fee for its representation of debtors in their chapter 13 bankruptcy case. The Chapter 13 trustee objected to the flat fee.
Issue: 
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Consumer case opionion summary, case decided on October 11,2012, LexisNexis #1112-041