Hi, thanks for your question. You should hire a lawyer for specific legal advice. No attorney client relationship is created here.
Did you have a contract with the lawyer?
Was there a model retainer agreement filed with the court?
Depending on the contract that the attorney used, he may need to get these costs approved by the court.
You should review your documents and then contact the US Trustee's office if something is not right.
Let me know if you have any other questions.
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yes we had a contract with him, yes there was a retainer filed with thecourt. He did have charges approved by the court $8,600. The $1500 was additional charges he came up with after he had the other charges approved. The court doesnt know about them. These charges are from the day after he had the $8600 approved until the week before we received our discharge. All of these charges are for things that he should have done and was already paid for. I just got off the phone with Wells Fargo to find out that due to our attorney not doing his job we are not eligible for a mortgage modification, they said this should have been done while in the bankruptcy.
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