Fee Requests In Levitz Case Premature: Trustee

Law360, New York (April 22, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- A U.S. trustee objected Tuesday to a series of applications for proposed compensation by law firms and consultants involved in the bankruptcy of Levitz Furniture Inc., saying that paying them may not benefit the debtor's estate.

U.S. Trustee Diana Adams said in a motion filed in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York that, although Levitz has sold its assets, it has not disclosed enough information about its estate for the court to approve several first interim applications for compensation.

“The debtor’s...
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