From the Editor

By Wm. Houston Brown, United States Bankruptcy Judge (Retired)

Debtor’s Attorney - Chapter 13 debtors not required to seek approval to employ special counsel. The Chapter 13 debtors moved to employ special counsel for representation in state-court litigation, but § 327(e) did not apply to Chapter 13 debtors when no request was being made to pay the special counsel from estate funds. In re Blume, 591 B.R. 675 (Bankr. E.D. Mich. 2018).

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