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Application To Approve Employment Of Professional And Affidavit Form. This is a Montana form and can be use in Bankruptcy Court Federal.
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Mont. LBF 1. APPLICATION TO APPROVE EMPLOYMENT OF PROFESSIONAL; AFFIDAVIT. [Mont. LBR 2014-1] Name of Trustee/Attorney Office Mailing Address Telephone Number Facsimile Number E-Mail Address State Bar I.D. Number (Attorney for ________ ) UNITED STATES BANKRUPTCY COURT FOR THE DISTRICT OF MONTANA In re ) Case No. ) ) Debtor(s). ) _____________________________________________________________________________ APPLICATION TO APPROVE EMPLOYMENT OF PROFESSIONAL; AND AFFIDAVIT _____________________________________________________________________________ The Application of [trustee or debtor in possession] respectfully represents: 1. On the ___ day of _________, 20__, Debtor(s) filed a petition under Chapter ___ of the Bankruptcy Code. 2. [Trustee or debtor in possession] wishes to employ ________________________, (“Professional”) in the capacity of an _________________ (e.g., attorney, accountant, etc.). 3. Applicant has selected Professional for the following reasons: (State reasons for the selection.) 4. The professional services that Professional is to render include: (State services to be rendered.) 5. To the best of Applicant’s knowledge, Professional has no connection with the creditors, or any other party in interest, or their respective attorneys and accountants, the United States Trustee, or any person employed in the office of the United States Trustee, and is a “disinterested person” as defined in 11 U.S.C. 101(14) except: (State any exceptions.) American LegalNet, Inc. www.FormsWorkFlow.com 6. The terms of employment of Professional, agreed to by the [trustee or debtor in possession], subject to the approval of the Court are: (State terms of employment, to include but not limited to the name and hourly rate of each professional to be employed; the name and hourly rate of each paraprofessional which may perform services; and the amount of any retainer paid.) 7. Professional represents no interest adverse to [trustee or debtor in possession] or the estate in the matters upon which Professional is to be engaged, and Professional’s employment would be in the best interest of this estate. WHEREFORE, [trustee or debtor in possession] prays that the Court approve Professional’s employment under the terms specified herein. Dated this ___ day of __________, 20___. _____________________________ Name of Trustee/Attorney ______________________________________________________________________________ AFFIDAVIT OF PROPOSED PROFESSIONAL ______________________________________________________________________________ STATE OF MONTANA County of __________ ) : ) [Name of person to be employed], being duly sworn upon [his/her] oath, deposes and states: 1. I am an [capacity of person to be employed and association with firm, if appropriate]. 2. I [and firm of which professional is a member, if appropriate] have no connections with the Debtor, creditors, or any other party in interest, their respective attorneys and accountants, the United States Trustee, or any person employed in the office of the United States Trustee; and I [and firm of which professional is a member, if appropriate] am a “disinterested person” as defined in 11 U.S.C. § 101(14). [State any exceptions.] 3. I [and firm of which professional is a member, if appropriate] represent no interest adverse to the Debtor or the estate in the matters upon which I [and firm of which professional is a member, if appropriate] am to be engaged. American LegalNet, Inc. www.FormsWorkFlow.com 4. I have received a general retainer in the amount of $____________, which shall not be used to pay my compensation or for reimbursement of my expenses without prior approval of this Court. __________________________________ [Name of Professional] Subscribed and sworn to before me this ___ day of _________, 20___. ___________________________________ Notary Public for the State of Montana Residing At: ________________________ My Commission Expires: ______________ (Notary Seal) CERTIFICATE OF MAILING I, the undersigned, ____________________, do hereby certify under penalty of perjury that a copy of the within and foregoing Application to Approve Employment of Professional; and Affidavit was sent by first class mail postage prepaid on the ___ day of ___________, 20___, at ____________, Montana, and directed to the following: [Insert the name and address of each individual or entity served] __________________________________ [Name of person certifying the mailing] [Must comply with Mont. LBR 9013-1(d)(2), by reflecting the name and address of each party served, and by being signed “under penalty of perjury” and by identifying the document served. Any committee and/or other parties in interest requesting special notice should also be served with this Application.] American LegalNet, Inc. www.FormsWorkFlow.com