To Bundle or Unbundle: That is the Question.

The appropriateness of unbundling bankruptcy services to individual debtors has recently raised its head again in a case decided by the Ninth Circuit Bankruptcy Appellate Panel, DeLuca v. Seare (In re Seare), BAP No. NV-13-1196-KiTaJu. The case involved an attorney who agreed to represent a debtor in a Chapter 7 case for a flat fee,… Continue reading To Bundle or Unbundle: That is the Question.

Rethinking Rule 2014: Are Your Disclosures Adequate?

In disclosing your firm’s connections with the debtor and its creditors when applying for employment under §327, how far do your disclosures go? Do you merely provide a list of those creditors your firm represents, or has represented, with little additional information? If you only provide the names of the creditors and a general statement… Continue reading Rethinking Rule 2014: Are Your Disclosures Adequate?