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Tag Archives: U.S. Bankruptcy Court

Dischargeable: Ex-attorney clears costs related to license revocation (access required)

Striking fee agreement

A former Virginia attorney who consented to a revocation of his license in 2021 had most of the costs associated with the revocation discharged by the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of Virginia. Stemming from the revocation, the ...

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Ex-attorney discharges fees related to license revocation (access required)

Where a former attorney was assessed various costs by the Virginia State Bar incurred in connection with the revocation of his license, the certified mailing fees, copying invoices and court reporting fees were dischargeable. However a $1,000 administrative fee was ...

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Claims narrowed in dispute between homeowner and contractor (access required)

Where a homeowner alleged a contractor violated the Virginia Consumer Protection Act and that resulting damages are nondischargeable, but she failed to plead facts supporting her claims, they were dismissed. And where the contractor counterclaimed against the homeowner for breach ...

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Fees, expenses awarded to firms, financial professionals (access required)

Where the Chapter 11 bankruptcy of an international aircraft leasing company required the retention of multiple law firms and financial professionals, their applications for fees and expenses were granted by the court. Background This matter comes before the court on ...

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