Critical Case Comment

By Henry E. Hildebrand, III, Chapter 13 Standing Trustee for the Middle District of TN (Nashville)

In awarding attorneys’ fees in a Chapter 13 case, a court is not limited to establishing the fee by use of the lodestar method; fees for services rendered should be based on the reasonable and customary fees charged by other attorneys performing the same or similar work. (Johnson) In re Quiroz, 2019 WL 9244665 (Bankr. C.D. Ca. December 12, 2019)

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Debtors’ counsel made an application for supplemental fees for opposing a motion for relief from the automatic . . .

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