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Full title: Application to employ Manty & Associates, P.A. as Attorney filed by Patti J. Sullivan. Supporting affidavit or verified statement of professional person, Proof of service, Proposed order. (Sullivan, Patti) (Entered: 07/02/2021)

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4. Manty & Associates will calculate its fees for professional services in accordance with agreed upon hourly rates for these services, as such rates are subject to adjustment from time to time, for inflation and other factors.To the best of the trustee’s knowledge, information and belief, Manty & Associates, P.A., has disclosed to the undersigned that it does not represent any creditors in connection with the chapter 7 cases and is disinterested within the meaning of 11 U.S.C. §§ 327(e), 328 and Bankr. Manty & Associates, P.A. does not have any connection with the debtor, its estate or any party in interest, their representatives, attorneys and accountants, the United States Trustee for Region 12 or any person employed with the Office of the United States Trustee for Region 12, except that the principal, Nauni Manty of Manty & Associates, P.A., is a trustee on the panel in the District of Minnesota and has been and is appointed by the United States Trustee in other unrelated cases. I, Nauni Manty of Manty & Associates, P.A, the professional named in the application for employment on behalf of the above-named bankruptcy estate, declare under penalty of perjury the following: 1. Manty & Associates, P.A. does not hold or represent any interest adverse to the estates and is disinterested as required by 11 U.S.C. § 327 and hereby declares that it has no connections with the debtor, creditors, parties in interest, their respective attorneys and accountants, the United States Trustee, or any person employed in the Office of the United States Trustee, except that the principal, Nauni Manty of Manty & Associates, P.A., is a trustee on the panel in the District of Minnesota and has been and is appointed by the United States Trustee in other unrelated cases 2. I, Susan M. Tschann, declare that on July 02, 2021, I caused the following documents: Application for Approval of Employment of Attorney, Verified Statement and Order to be filed electronically with the Clerk of Court through ECF, and that the above documents will be delivered by automatic e-mail notification pursuant to the rules of ECF and this constitutes notice pursuant to Local Rule 9006-1(a).

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DISTRICT OF MINNESOTA In Re: Chapter 7 BKY 21-30037 TEA OLIVE I, LLC, Debtor. APPLICATION FOR APPROVAL OF EMPLOYMENT OF ATTORNEY TO: THE COURT: 1. Applicant is the trustee in this case. 2. Applicant believes that the employment of an attorney is necessary to represent or assist trustee in carrying out the trustee’s duties as follows: pursue turnover of property of the estate and research regarding property of the estate issues, avoidance actions as the trustee deems necessary and possible subordination of claims. 3. Manty & Associates, P.A., 150 South Fifth Street, Suite 3125, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55402, is qualified by reason of practice and experience to render such representation or assistance. 4. Manty & Associates will calculate its fees for professional services in accordance with agreed upon hourly rates for these services, as such rates are subject to adjustment from time to time, for inflation and other factors. The current compensation range for attorneys working on these matters is $150.00 to $500.00 and $160.00 to $195.00 for paralegal assistance. Manty & Associates adjusts its rates periodically, generally on January 1 of each year. 5. To the best of the trustee’s knowledge, information and belief, Manty & Associates, P.A., has disclosed to the undersigned that it does not represent any creditors in connection with the chapter 7 cases and is disinterested within the meaning of 11 U.S.C. §§ 327(e), 328 and Bankr. R. 2014. Manty & Associates, P.A. does not have any connection with the debtor, its estate or any party in interest, their representatives, attorneys and accountants, the United States Trustee for Region 12 or any person employed with the Office of the United States Trustee for Region 12, except that the principal, Nauni Manty of Manty & Associates, P.A., is a trustee on the panel in the District of Minnesota and has been and is appointed by the United States Trustee in other unrelated cases.

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6. The trustee has made the following efforts to recover the asset prior to submitting this application: The trustee has communications with the various parties regarding property of the estate issues. WHEREFORE, applicant prays that the court approve such employment by the trustee. Dated: July 1, 2021. /e/ Patti J. Sullivan Patti J. Sullivan, Trustee

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UNITED STATES BANKRUPTCY COURT DISTRICT OF MINNESOTA In Re: Chapter 7 BKY 21-30037 TEA OLIVE I, LLC, Debtor. VERIFIED STATEMENT PURSUANT TO RULE 2014(a) I, Nauni Manty of Manty & Associates, P.A, the professional named in the application for employment on behalf of the above-named bankruptcy estate, declare under penalty of perjury the following: 1. Manty & Associates, P.A. does not hold or represent any interest adverse to the estates and is disinterested as required by 11 U.S.C. § 327 and hereby declares that it has no connections with the debtor, creditors, parties in interest, their respective attorneys and accountants, the United States Trustee, or any person employed in the Office of the United States Trustee, except that the principal, Nauni Manty of Manty & Associates, P.A., is a trustee on the panel in the District of Minnesota and has been and is appointed by the United States Trustee in other unrelated cases 2. Manty & Associates, P.A. will continue to monitor and assess all of its client relationships to ensure that Manty & Associates, P.A. is, and remains, disinterested. In addition, Manty & Associates, P.A. will disclose on an ongoing basis any relationship that may affect its disinterestedness. Dated: July 1, 2021. MANTY & ASSOCIATES, P.A. Nauni Manty (#230352) 150 South Fifth Street #3125

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DISTRICT OF MINNESOTA In re: BKY 21-30037 Chapter 7 TEA OLIVE I, LLC, Debtor. DECLARATION REGARDING ELECTRONIC FILING AND UNSWORN CERTIFICATE OF SERVICE I, Susan M. Tschann, declare that on July 02, 2021, I caused the following documents: Application for Approval of Employment of Attorney, Verified Statement and Order to be filed electronically with the Clerk of Court through ECF, and that the above documents will be delivered by automatic e-mail notification pursuant to the rules of ECF and this constitutes notice pursuant to Local Rule 9006-1(a). I further certify that on July 02, 2021, I e-mailed a copy of the foregoing documents to each entity named below at the e-mail address stated below for each entity: Sarah.J.Wencil@usdoj.gov And, I declare, under penalty of perjury, that the foregoing is true and correct. Executed on: July 02, 2021. /e/ Susan M. Tschann

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DISTRICT OF MINNESOTA In re: BKY 21-30037 Chapter 7 TEA OLIVE I, LLC, Debtor. ORDER The trustee’s application to approve the employment of Manty & Associates, P.A., as the trustee’s attorney came before the court. Based on the application, the recommendation of the United States Trustee and 11 U.S.C. § 327, IT IS ORDERED: the employment is approved. Dated: William J. Fisher United States Bankruptcy Judge

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