§ 329

Ito, In re

Ruling: 
Fees debtor's counsel collected were unreasonable and were ordered to be refunded to her ashe willfully violated multiple bankruptcy statutes and rules by failing to obtain his client'swritten consent to file the petition. (Bankr. D. Haw.)
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Consumer case opionion summary, case decided on March 17,2022, LexisNexis #0522-027

Burnett, In re

Ruling: 
Retainer agreement between debtor and law group was declared void and cancelled wheredisclosure filed by attorney failed to comply with § 329(a). (Bankr. D.S.C.)
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Consumer case opionion summary, case decided on March 16,2022, LexisNexis #0522-028

Smdonovick Ventures, In re

Ruling: 
Chapter 7 trustee's motion to dismiss debtor's case for failure to appear at the meeting ofcreditors was continued to permit the debtor to obtain new counsel. (Bankr. S.D. Tex.)
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Consumer case opionion summary, case decided on March 09,2022, LexisNexis #0522-002

Learson, In re

Ruling: 
Disgorgement of fees paid to the law firm was warranted as the firm made no disclosure offees for services rendered in contemplation of or in connection with the debtor's bankruptcy.(Bankr. E.D. La.)
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Consumer case opionion summary, case decided on February 18,2022, LexisNexis #0422-029

Kincaid, In re

Ruling: 
Fees paid to attorney and law firm ordered disgorged due to multiple errors that depriveddebtor of primary benefits of discharge. (Bankr. C.D. Ill.)
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Consumer case opionion summary, case decided on December 09,2021, LexisNexis #0122-078

Dordevic, In re

Ruling: 
Attorney required to forfeit all fees he received from debtor as the attorney's initial and onlyFed. R. Bankr. P. 2016(b) disclosure was significantly inaccurate and incomplete. (Bankr. N.D.Ill.)
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Consumer case opionion summary, case decided on November 16,2021, LexisNexis #0122-051

Graham, In re

Ruling: 
Debtor was not allowed to amend her confirmed Chapter 13 plan to provide that futurepayments of attorney fees be directed to her current counsel. (Bankr. D. Kan.)
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Consumer case opionion summary, case decided on November 16,2021, LexisNexis #0122-028

Mawson, In re

Ruling: 
Disgorgement of attorney's fees granted because debtor's attorney did not properly inform orcompetently represent debtor. (Bankr. W.D. Mich.)
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Consumer case opionion summary, case decided on September 07,2021, LexisNexis #1021-077

Delgado, In re

Ruling: 
Fee application reduced because counsel's lumping tasks into a single time entry which madeit impossible for court to determine if the time spent was reasonable, redundant, or excessive.(Bankr. D.P.R.)
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Consumer case opionion summary, case decided on August 10,2021, LexisNexis #0921-079

Campbell, In re

Ruling: 
Motion for disgorgement granted in part because counsel failed to disclose first fee agreementand payments made to him and tardily filed the succeeding fee agreements. (Bankr. D. Or.)
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Consumer case opionion summary, case decided on August 11,2021, LexisNexis #0921-080

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