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Redington, In re

Ruling: 
Fees reduced as attorney should not have charged debtor for mistakes she made or for itemsthat were unnecessary. (Bankr. D.N.J.)
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Court: Judge or Jurisdiction information not available
Consumer case opionion summary, case decided on December 06,2018, LexisNexis #0119-063

Barbour-Freeman, In re

Ruling: 
Court ordered attorney to disgorge fees as it exceeded the reasonable value of the services he provided. (Bankr. E.D. Mich.)
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Consumer case opionion summary, case decided on September 10,2018, LexisNexis #1018-093

Wright, In re

Ruling: 
Court ordered attorney to disgorge value of fees LLC collected from debtors in cases wherehe used the LLC's billing service as he failed to inform the court about the arrangement withthe LLC. (Bankr. N.D. Okla.)
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Consumer case opionion summary, case decided on September 04,2018, LexisNexis #1018-063

D'Arata, In re

Ruling: 
Counsel ordered to return fee he charged debtor as he failed provide adequate representation at the debtor's § 341 meetings. (Bankr. S.D.N.Y.)
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Consumer case opionion summary, case decided on August 03,2018, LexisNexis #0918-034

Reed, In re--Critique Servs., LLC v. Reed

Ruling: 
Bankruptcy court had authority to sanction attorney for not making any real effort to comply with the court's orders. (8th Cir.)
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Court: Judge or Jurisdiction information not available
Consumer case opionion summary, case decided on April 25,2018, LexisNexis #0618-093

Thornton, In re

Ruling: 
Law firm's amended application for permission to represent debtors was denied in part wherethey violated 11 U.S.C. § 329 for failing to disclose payments they received from a companyowned by debtors' daughter. (Bankr. W.D. Ky.)
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Consumer case opionion summary, case decided on May 18,2018, LexisNexis #0618-063

Stewart, In re

Ruling: 
Debtor's attorney directed to disgorge fees and costs received after failing to disclose theamount and source of his fees and expenses for over two years. (Bankr. W.D. Okla.)
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Consumer case opionion summary, case decided on April 27,2018, LexisNexis #0618-003

Williams, In re--Williams v. Robbins

Ruling: 
Action of two law firms in placing debtors into a scam vehicle repossession program was sufficient basis to declare fees they had charged debtors were unreasonable. (Bankr. W.D. Va.)
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Consumer case opionion summary, case decided on February 12,2018, LexisNexis #0318-093

Grabanski, In re

Ruling: 
Court ordered an attorney to disgorge fees to chapter 7 trustee as the disputed fees exceeded reasonable amount previously approved and the attorney failed to properly disclose and explain them. (Bankr. D.N.D.)
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Consumer case opionion summary, case decided on October 24,2017, LexisNexis #1217-093

McNeilly, In re--Charmoy v. McNeilly

Ruling: 
Debtor's attorney's compensation was limited to the amount disclosed by the attorney as thefees under the retainer agreement were incosistent with the disclosure. (Bankr. D. Conn.)
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Consumer case opionion summary, case decided on August 28,2017, LexisNexis #1017-004

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