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Beats Gets Sued

January 16th, 2017

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Beats, the company owned by rapper Dr. Dre, is being sued over $100 million that it did not pay in royalties to former hedge fund manager Steven Lamar.  The lawsuit is over a 2007 settlement agreement where Steven Lamar was to receive 4% of the price of every headphone sold.

If you have been sued and need legal assistance, contact our law office at 816-524-4949 or visit our website at www.Hoorfarlaw.com.

Employers Must Withhold Child Support from your Paycheck

January 12th, 2017

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Federal law and Missouri law requires any employer who is served with an order from a state agency to withhold amounts from the employee for child support.  If an employer fails to comply with this requirement, the employer can be held liable for the child support.

If you believe you are paying too much in child support, contact our law office at 816-524-4949 or visit our website at www.Hoorfarlaw.com.

Be Careful What You Ask For

January 10th, 2017

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When a creditor wins a lawsuit, their win is memorialized in the form of a judgment.  If the judgment does not include interest, then the creditor cannot collect interest on their judgment.  An attempt to collect interest, without the right to do so, can violate the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act and the Missouri Merchandising Practices Act.

If you are involved in a lawsuit, contact our law office at 816-524-4949 or visit our website at www.Hoorfarlaw.com.

No Mental Examination for Transgender Person when Changing their Name

January 9th, 2017

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A transgender child recently sought to change their name to better fit their gender identity.  The Missouri court ordered that the child undergo a mental evaluation because the child identified as transgender.  The appellate court struck down the mental evaluation, stating that one is never necessary when attempting to change your name.

If you are wanting to change your name, contact our law office at 816-524-4949 or visit our website at www.Hoorfarlaw.com.

Lee’s Summit Woman Pleads Guilty to Embezzling

January 6th, 2017

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Patricia Webb, a 44 year old Lee’s Summit resident, pled guilty to three counts of wire fraud.  Patricia previously worked as a senior payroll specialist for Garmin and Black and Veatch.  While a payroll specialist, Patricia was accused of stealing money from her employers in the amount of $5 million and spent the money at casinos.

If you have been charged with a crime and need to speak with an attorney, contact our law office at 816-524-4949 or visit our website at www.Hoorfarlaw.com.

Camron Hoorfar is named 2017 Lawyer of Distinction

January 5th, 2017

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Based upon Camron Hoorfar’s Avvo.com rating and numerous favorable reviews, Lawyers of Distinction has named Camron Hoorfar a 2017 Lawyer of Distinction. This award is generally given to the top ten percent (10%) of attorneys in the area.

If you are interested in speaking with Camron, contact our law office at 816-524-4949 or visit our website at www.Hoorfarlaw.com.

Ten Days Notice

January 3rd, 2017

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In Missouri, in order for a person to be required to be in court, the person must have a minimum of ten (10) days’ notice.  If given less than ten (10) days notice, the court cannot proceed with an action against anyone.

If you are being sued or looking to sue someone, contact our law office at 816-524-4949 or visit our website at www.Hoorfarlaw.com.

Logan’s Roadhouse Emerges from Bankruptcy

December 28th, 2016

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The parent company of Logan’s Roadhouse has announced recently that it will emerge from bankruptcy with a new menu and a new marketing campaign.

If you are interested in filing for bankruptcy, contact our law office at 816-524-4949 or visit our website at www.Hoorfarlaw.com.

DWI Machinery Must Be in Order

December 22nd, 2016

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In order to convict someone of a DUI, the breathalyzer machine must be calibrated and certified annually.  If the machine is not certified every 365 days, then the machine’s test results cannot be used in 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.

Camron Hoorfar is named 2016 Top Attorney

December 21st, 2016

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The American Registry has named our office’s owner, Camron Hoorfar, a 2016 Top Attorney.  Camron has previously won this award in 2015 and 2014.

If you are interested in speaking with Camron, contact our law office at 816-524-4949 or visit our website at www.Hoorfarlaw.com.

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