Centennial Bank v. Powell
ORDER granting 184 Motion. The Court directs Centennial Bank to pay Mark R. Johnson, attorney for Helen Robins as guardian of Mrs. Stiny's person, $25,156.25. The Court directs the Clerk of Court to pay Centennial Bank $25,156.25 from the funds held in the registry to replenish the guardianship account. Signed by Judge D. P. Marshall Jr. on 12/21/2018. (jak)
IN THE UNITED ST ATES DISTRICT COURT
EASTERN DISTRICT OF ARKANSAS
Guardian of the Estate of
Mary Moore Stiny
1. Robins's motion for attorney's fees as guardian of Mrs. Stiny's
person, NQ 184, is granted. The $175 hourly rate is reasonable. For three
years, Robins' s lawyer has been in the middle of this contentious family
dispute about Mrs. Stiny' s care and assets. He hasn't been paid for his
The Court has considered whether a small reduction is
warranted, based on the inevitable inefficiencies that are apparent on
evaluation of any human effort in hindsight. But, the delay in payment
and one caveat makes it a wash.
All material things considered,
$25,156.25 for the 143.75 hours spent through 1 November 2018, and for
the time spent from then through the December 2018 trial, is a
reasonable total fee.
2. The Court directs Centennial Bank to pay Mark R. Johnson,
attorney for Helen Robins as guardian of Mrs. Stiny' s person,
3. The Court directs the Clerk of Court to pay Centennial Bank
· $25,156.25 from the funds held in the registry to replenish the
D.P. Marshall Jr.
United States District Judge
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