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
Publication Date:
Frequency:
completely irregular

Subjects

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

Notes

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

Record Information

Source Institution:
University of Florida
Rights Management:
All applicable rights reserved by the source institution and holding location.
Resource Identifier:
aleph - 004822591
oclc - 50038280
System ID:
AA00008543:00030

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expiration of the time limit above mentioned.
Through the failure of the claimant to file a request in


with


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above-mentioned


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conferred


upon


American


Commissioner


attorneys' fee in this matter.


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half


of the


now


claimant


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appears


by the


from


the


attorney


information f
Lewis Arthur


this


proceeding,


that,


notwithstanding


to the amount of the fee asked by these attorneys on the g
it is excessive, she has nevertheless made settlement and g


this fee in full for services rendered.


The


American


Commissioner


held


Jurisdictional Decision


September 28, 1928


of the provisions of the Act authorizing the fixing of fees,
be futile auu of no practical importance" to fix a fee after


had


paid


attorneys'


compensation


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Commissioner would not act in such


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herein, in sufficient time for her to file a similar request.
expiration of the ninety-day period if she so desired. Ina
Miss Nora Durfee, the sister of the original claimant, aisf
did not represent the claimant in this case, the request f51
was not sufficient to confer jurisdiction upon the American
sioner in this matter under the provisions of the Act ae
tioned. She was informed of this fact by the America
sioner in his letter to her of May 15, 1928, a copy of i
forwarded by the American Commissioner to the claims
for her information, but no request for the fixing of the t
attorneys in this case was filed by the claimant herein t


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