Missouri and Kansas Make Money.com Best City List
October 25th, 2016
According to Money.com, Overland Park, Kansas was named #29 out of 50 of the 2016 Best Small Cities. Overland Park was given a grade of B in economy, an A in jobs, and an A in education. Lee’s Summit, Missouri was named #43 out of 50 of the 2016 Best Small Cities. Lee’s Summit was given a grade of A in economy, an A in jobs, and a B in education.
If you are having money trouble because you don’t live in a great city, contact our law office at 816-524-4949 or visit our website at www.Hoorfarlaw.com.
Going to Prison for Tax Fraud
October 24th, 2016
An Overland Park, Kansas resident, who owned a trucking company, was assessed tax penalties of $669,037 and was sentenced to 33 months in federal prison. The Kansas resident was accused of tax evasion for filing a false statement with the IRS and concealed assets from the IRS, including livestock, farm equipment, and his ownership interest in a limousine business.
If you are in tax trouble and would like some help, contact our law office at 816-524-4949 or visit our website at www.Hoorfarlaw.com.
Top American Lawyers
October 21st, 2016
It is with great pride and honor that the Top American Lawyers announces the admission of Camron Hoorfar into membership of the Top 1% Attorney. Camron exemplifies what a Top American Lawyer stands for, including honesty, integrity, professionalism, and grit.
Only the best of the best attorneys are granted membership in Top American Lawyers. Top American Lawyers vets each member via a peer review panel to determine whether or not candidates meet the requirements of such a distinguished honor. Only after a candidate has been vetted and found to meet these requirements are they allowed admission.
Camron has demonstrated what it takes to be a Top American Lawyer. He put forth the professional attributes necessary to be the top 1% of Attorneys in his state and is considered among the best attorneys. The Top American Lawyers is proud to have Camron as a new member in its ranks.
Lawful Traffic Stops
October 14th, 2016
The Fourth Amendment of the U.S. Constitution requires that a traffic stop must be supported in a reasonable suspicion of criminal activity. As in a recent case for a Missouri couple, a couple arguing in their vehicle is not sufficient grounds to stop their vehicle and search their car.
If you have been charged with a crime and would like to speak to a lawyer, contact our law office at 816-524-4949 or visit our website at www.Hoorfarlaw.com.
A Judge’s Wife on the Jury Does not Ruin the Trial
September 29th, 2016
In a recent Missouri case, the judge who was handling the trial had his wife on the jury. When the attorneys did not remove the judge’s wife from the jury, the judge’s wife was allowed to remain acting as a juror. Missouri law states that a judge is not required to remove their spouse from a jury in their own court.
If you have been charged with a crime, contact our law office at 816-524-4949 or visit our website at www.Hoorfarlaw.com.
Getting a Valid Parenting Plan
September 26th, 2016
A parenting plan is a plan that two parents must follow when they have a custody agreement for their child. The plan sets forth the dates and times that each parent gets to spend with their child. Missouri law requires that a parenting plan address which parent gets the child for holidays and school holidays.
If you need a parenting plan or would like to try and redo your parenting plan, contact our law office at 816-524-4949 or visit our website at www.Hoorfarlaw.com.
Bartending Trouble But No Party Foul
September 23rd, 2016
A person who holds a liquor license who serves liquor to a minor and the minor then causes an accident can be held liable for the damage that the minor caused. However, a person at a party who is hosting a party and provides liquor to a minor who causes an accident cannot be held liable for the damage that the minor caused.
If you have been charged with a crime or have been in an accident, contact our law office at 816-524-4949 or visit our website at www.Hoorfarlaw.com.
Bankruptcy Can Stop a Divorce
September 22nd, 2016
When a person files for bankruptcy, an automatic stay is created at the time the bankruptcy is filed. The automatic stay prevents some legal proceedings from continuing, including divorces. In order for the divorce to continue after the bankruptcy has been filed, one of the spouses must ask permission from the bankruptcy court to continue the divorce.
If you are facing a divorce and would like some help, contact our law office at 816-524-4949 or visit our website at www.Hoorfarlaw.com.
Paying Taxes on the Sale of Your Home
September 21st, 2016
Normally, taxpayers do not have to pay any income tax on $250,000 ($500,000 if married filing jointly) in profit from selling your home. However, if you did not own the home for at least two (2) years of the previous (5) years from selling the home, you may have to pay income taxes on the profits of selling your home without any exclusion.
If you are having tax issues and would like some assistance, contact our law office at 816-524-4949 or visit our website at www.Hoorfarlaw.com.
No More Debt Collection Phone Calls
September 19th, 2016
In August 2016, the FCC issued rules restricting companies to three calls per month in order to collect a debt on federal student loans, mortgages, and taxes. Remember, the IRS will never call you. Instead, the IRS will send you letters before attempting to collect a tax debt.
If you are in debt trouble and need assistance, contact our law office at 816-524-4949 or visit our website at www.Hoorfarlaw.com.