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A recent decision from the Bankruptcy Court for the Middle District of Florida (In Re Stanton,  No. 8:11-BK-22675, 2016 WL 6299750 (Bankr. M.D. Fla. Oct. 26, 2016)) refuses to create a bright-line rule that denies additional compensation once an objection has been filed to a professional’s fee application.   The decision in Stanton appears to be in conflict with Baker Botts v. ASARCO, where the United States Supreme Court held that Bankruptcy Code § 330(a) does not authorize attorney’s fees for work performed defending a fee application because that work is...

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