§ 528

Negron, In re

Ruling: 
Applications for compensation denied where contracts for bankruptcy assistance did notcomply with the material requirements of § 528. (Bankr. D.P.R.)
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Consumer case opionion summary, case decided on April 28,2020, LexisNexis #0620-064

Perez, In re

Ruling: 
Court ruled that both original and amended contract for bankruptcy assistance between debtor and law firm were void as it did not explain the services and fees provided. (Bankr. D.P.R.)
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Consumer case opionion summary, case decided on July 31,2018, LexisNexis #0918-052

Milavetz Gallop & Milavetz PA v. United States

Plaintiffs, practicing bankruptcy attorneys, sought an order declaring portions of the Bankruptcy Abuse Prevention and Consumer Protection Act of 2005 ("BAPCPA") that restricted and compelled speech on the part of debt relief agencies unconstitutional as violative of the First Amendment, at least as applied to attorneys. Defendant United States moved to dismiss the claim for failure to state a claim upon which relief can be granted.
Ruling: 
BAPCPA provision violates First Amendment rights by barring truthful as well as false and deceptive advertising.
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