Moore, v. Colvin
MEMORANDUM AND ORDER...IT IS HEREBY ORDERED that Plaintiff's application for attorney's fees is GRANTED in the amount of $1,548.41, payable directly to Plaintiff. (Doc. No. 32 .) Signed by District Judge Audrey G. Fleissig on 4/7/2016. (NEB)
UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
EASTERN DISTRICT OF MISSOURI
A.M., by and through next friend,
CAROLYN W. COLVIN,
MEMORANDUM AND ORDER
This matter is before the Court on Plaintiff’s motion for attorney’s fees in the
amount of $1,548.41, pursuant to the Equal Access to Justice Act, 28 U.S.C. § 2412(d).
Plaintiff is the prevailing party in his action challenging the Commissioner of Social
Security’s denial of his application for child’s Supplemental Security Income. Plaintiff’s
request for fees is supported by appropriate documentation, and the Commissioner states
that she does not object to the amount of fees sought. As the Commissioner correctly
points out, however, the fees must be paid directly to Plaintiff, pursuant to Astrue v.
Ratliff, 560 U.S. 586 (2010).
IT IS HEREBY ORDERED that Plaintiff’s application for attorney’s fees is
GRANTED in the amount of $1,548.41, payable directly to Plaintiff. (Doc. No. 32.)
AUDREY G. FLEISSIG
UNITED STATES DISTRICT JUDGE
Dated this 7th day of April, 2016.
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