1st Circuit Says Bankruptcy Attorney Not Entitled To 'Duplicative' Fees, Expenses

1st Circuit Says Bankruptcy Attorney Not Entitled To 'Duplicative' Fees, Expenses

BOSTON - A panel of the First Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals on March 21 ruled that a debtor couple's bankruptcy attorney was not entitled to the fees and expenses he requested because he sought to be paid for work that was "duplicative and unnecessary" (L. Jed Berliner v. Denise M. Pappalardo,  (In re: David Sullivan, et al.), No. 11-1830, Chapter 13, 1st Cir.; 2012 U.S. App. LEXIS 5926).

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