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Click here for the full text of this decision FACTS:This case is a companion case to Haden v. Sacks, Houston’s 1st Court of Appeals, 01-01-00200-CV, 9-7-2006, above. Appellants Charles M. Haden Jr. (Haden) and Charles McIntyre Haden Jr. & Co. (the company) challenged an award of $90,000 for attorney’s fees and costs to appellee David J. Sacks, PC, incident to turnover and other relief obtained by the law firm pursuant to �31.002(e), Texas Civil Practice & Remedies Code. The law firm sought relief under the turnover statute to enforce the final judgment previously rendered on the law firm’s motions for summary judgment for breach of contract and for attorney’s fees. Haden and the company challenged the award of $90,000 in attorney’s fees to the law firm in connection with its collection procedures initiated pursuant to the turnover statute. Haden and the company contended that the attorney’s fee award must be reversed because 1. The law firm cannot recover under the turnover statute for work done in federal bankruptcy court; 2. The evidence is factually insufficient to support the attorney’s fees award; and 3. The fees awarded were not reasonable, necessary, or customary. HOLDING:Affirmed. The court held that the plain language of �31.002(e) authorized the award of reasonable costs and attorney’s fees incurred by the law firm, both in its efforts to secure turnover relief from the trial court and in its seeking and obtaining dismissal of Haden’s personal bankruptcy petition by the bankruptcy court. The court concluded there was no basis on which to conclude that the trial court abused its discretion by impliedly finding that $90,000 was a necessary and reasonable award of attorney’s fees and costs. OPINION:Alcala, J; Radack, C.J., and Keyes and Alcala, J.J.

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