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Debtor’s Chapter 13 Counsel Properly Stiffed for End-of-Case Fees

Practice point: Be sure that a chapter 13 discharge excepts debtor’s unpaid counsel fees.
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Prefiling Expenses Can’t Be Reimbursed in a Chapter 13 Plan in Western Louisiana

Debtor’s counsel can’t recover prefiling expenses in a ‘no money down’ bankruptcy in the W.D. La.

‘Local vs. National’ Rate Controversy Reemerges in a Catholic Diocese Reorganization

Montana judge cuts committee counsel’s interim allowance to rates charged by debtor’s counsel.
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Fifth Circuit Holds that Chapter 7 Trustees Presumptively Get Statutory Commissions

In the Fifth Circuit, chapter 7 trustees lock in higher compensation.
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Homestead Exemption Must Be Paid in Full Before a Sale Is Permitted, BAP Says

Splitting with the Sixth Circuit, the Tenth Circuit BAP does not require equity to claim a homestead exemption.
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