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Updated Chambers Guidelines

Judge Burris
Thu, 02/27/2020 - 1:44pm

Pursuant to the bulletin of February 26, 2020, Judge Burris has posted updated Chambers Guidelines that include new Chapter 13 attorney’s fees information as follows:

Chapter 13 Matters


Expedited fee amount for purposes of SC LBR 2016-1(b)(1) for all cases assigned to Judge Burris:  Consumer $4,000; Business $4,500

Supplemental Fees. The chambers guideline threshold for Judge Burris is eliminated effective March 1, 2020. As a result, the procedures found in SC LBR 2016-1(b)(2)(B) are no longer necessary and attorneys should follow the procedure for application set forth in SC LBR 2016-1(b)(2)(A).

Fees charged must match the complexity and scope of work described in the application.

Form for general bankruptcy matters

Form for loss mitigation or mortgage loan modification work

After confirmation, and to the extent funds are available after deduction of the trustee’s commission, the trustee may disburse up to $1,500.00 to counsel as part of the initial disbursement under the Chapter 13 plan.