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By The Honorable William Houston Brown (Retired)

Attorney violated debt-relief and certification requirements. Chapter 7 debtor’s attorney violated § 526(a)(2) debt-relief agency provision by advising the debtor to omit from schedules a $3,000 prepeitition payment to her mother, and violated § 707(b)(4)(C) and (D)’s certification requirements, by failing to schedule horses owned by the debtor. Disgorgement of $1,411 fees was affirmed. Bisges v. U.S. Trustee (In re Clink), 770 F.3d 719 (8th Cir. 2014).

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