Decision no. ... in the matter of fixing reasonable fees for attorneys or agents under the authority of Section 9 of the...

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Title:
Decision no. ... in the matter of fixing reasonable fees for attorneys or agents under the authority of Section 9 of the "Settlement of War Claims Act of 1928."
At head of title:
American Commissioner
Physical Description:
v. : ; 23 cm.
Language:
English
Creator:
Mixed Claims Commission, United States and Germany
Publisher:
U.S. G.P.O.
Place of Publication:
Washington, D.C
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Frequency:
completely irregular

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Subjects / Keywords:
World War, 1914-1918 -- Claims -- Periodicals   ( lcsh )
Claims vs. Germany -- Periodicals -- United States   ( lcsh )
Genre:
serial   ( sobekcm )

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Dates or Sequential Designation:
No. 1 -
General Note:
Title from cover.

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University of Florida
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Resource Identifier:
aleph - 004822591
oclc - 50038280
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AA00008543:00010

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SETTLEMENT OF WAR CLAIMS ACT OF 1928"


DOCKET NO. 10600


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Established in pursuance of the Agreement between the

United States and Germany of August 10, 1922


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COMMISSION


STATES AND

DECISION NO.


GERMANY

75


IN THE MATTER OF


FIXING ]
AGENTS


THE


REASONABLE


UNDER


THE


"SETTLEMENT


FEES


FOR


AUTHORITY


WAR


CLAIMS


ATTORNEYS


SECTION


ACT


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9 OF
1928"


DOCKET NO.


10600


Henry


Frederick Hananan,


Claimant


Hendri


& Kokjer, Attorneys


The above-named claimant has duly filed with the American Corn-


missioner a


written request


that


a reasonable


paid


by him to his attorneys, Hendricks & Kokjer, of Wahoo, Nebraska,


as compensation


on behalf


of and


for whatever services have


with


the authority


of the


been


rendered


claimant


such


by them
services


being of the character described in the provisions of Section 9 of the
" Settlement of War Claims Act of 1928."


The claimant has objected
attorneys on the ground thai


to the amount of the


t it is excessive


and


fee asked


the attorneys have


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In this ase an award was rendered by this Commission on Janu-


ary 24, 1930, on behalf of the claimant, for $1,398.10,


with interest


thereon at the rate of fli
to the date of payment,


per cent


per annum


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share o:


1918,
f the


claimant


estate


of his


brother,


Johann


Friedrich


Hamann,


who died at Gettorf, Germany, on September


1913.


The


total


Department


amount


received


payment


by
this


claimant


award


was


from


$2,277.43.


Treasury


The


torneys


request


a fee


cent


amount


received


payment of the award.
The character and extent of the services rendered by the attorneys
on behalf of the claimant herein, in so far as he was entitled to share
with his brother, Frederick, in the estate of their deceased brother,


Johann Friedrich


Ilamaim1,


were set


Decision


in a


similar proceeding before the American


Commissioner on


behalf


the Estate of Frederick C.


Hamann.


The evidence offered


attorneys in that claim was the same evidence offered in


claim,


and to that extent the services were duplicated, and it must be noted


that


on account


those


services


a fee


$100


already


been


allowed to these attorneys in that Decision.
In this case, however, the attorneys rendered the additional service
of establishing the American nationality status of the claim by prov-
ing the American citizenship of the claimant by naturalization. On


evidence


presented


by these


attorneys


German


Agent


zmitted the claim,


with the result that an award was entered by this


Commission for the amount above stated.


In fixing the fee for the attorneys herein the PAmerican


Commis-


sioner takes into consideration also the fact that the fee of ten


cent requested
compensation


by them
adopted


is not


in excess of


in his Administrative


percentage


acision


rate:
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per
s of
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497


1930, respectively, and in Deci


ion No.


74, and after careful examina-


tion and full consideration of the information
ceeding by the attorneys and the claimant, and


furnished in this pro-
1 by the records of this


Commission pertinent to the question


involved


and after due delib-


eration


thereon,


The American


Commissioner


decides


and


fixes


as the


reasonable


paid


by the


claimant


, Henry


Frederick Hamann


case,
cent


the attorneys,


Hendricks &


amount


Kokjer, a


received


him


sum


equal


from


Treasury


Department


in payment


award


said


paid


the claimant and received by the attorneys a


full


compensation for


services


rendered


them


prosecution


and


collection


this claim as defined in Section 9 of the


Act of


" Settlement of War Claims


1928."


Done at


Washington,


28th


day


October


1931.


CHANDLER P


ANDERSON,


American Commissioner,
Mixed Claims Commission,
United States and Germany.


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