In re Ashby

Pre 2005-Act: 
Pre 2005-Act
Ruling: 
Trustee was granted authority to pay attorney for services selling debtor's real estate but fee was reduced to account for attorney performing trustee duties.
Procedural posture: 
In debtor's chapter 7 case, the bankruptcy trustee sought authority to pay liens on auctioned property from the proceeds of the sale, as well as payment of the attorney's fees and expenses from trustee's funds on hand. The creditors objected to payment of contingent fees to the attorney for the trustee. The attorney requested fees based on a one-third contingent fee agreement.
Issue: 
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