In re Belcher

Pre 2005-Act: 
Pre 2005-Act
Ruling: 
Trustee's counsel fees allowed in reduced amount where requested fee was out of proportion to results.
Procedural posture: 
Before the court was a final application for allowance of attorney's fees to counsel for the chapter 7 trustee in the case of the male debtor. The applicants sought compensation of $ 11,696. The application presented an unusual situation in that the chapter 7 trustee liquidated no assets and made no distribution in this consolidated case.
Issue: 
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Consumer case opionion summary, case decided on June 03,2008, LexisNexis #0708-065