Filing Too Many Bankruptcies Can Lead to No Protection
December 13th, 2017
The automatic stay is what keeps creditors from collecting from a person when they file for bankruptcy. However, if the person files bankruptcy over and over, the court may rule that the automatic stay no longer exists, which would allow the person’s creditors to continue to collect from them.
If you have questions about bankruptcy or your options if you are in debt, contact our law office at 816-524-4949 or visit our website at Hoorfarlaw.com.
Liberty Attorney Found Guilty of Obstruction of Justice
December 12th, 2017
Robert Young II, a 48 year old attorney from Liberty, Missouri, was convicted of obstruction of justice for stealing money that was meant for restitution. According to the court records, Mr. Young stole approximately $62,000 in restitution money meant for the government.
If you have been charged with a crime and need representation, contact our law office at 816-524-4949 or visit our website at Hoorfarlaw.com.
Vitamin World to Close 124 Stores
December 11th, 2017
Vitamin World has hired a company to assist it with shutting down 124 stores in 30 states.
If you have a business that is struggling financially, and you would like to speak to an attorney, contact our law office at 816-524-4949 or visit our website at Hoorfarlaw.com.
IRS Refuses Money from Disgraced Attorney
December 8th, 2017
A Texas attorney, who is facing up to 20 years in a federal prison, tried to pay the IRS $82,400 towards his back taxes. However, the IRS refused the money because the IRS believes the attorney stole the money from his law office’s trust account, which holds money that belongs to his clients.
If you have been charged with a crime or owe taxes to the IRS, contact our law office at 816-524-4949 or visit our website at Hoorfarlaw.com.
Tax Tips for the 2017 Tax Year
December 6th, 2017
Here are a few end of the year tax tips for 2017 before the new year:
- Take steps to accelerate your deductions
- Maximize your retirement contributions
- Bulk up your estimated tax payments
- Meet with your tax adviser
If you are needing tax assistance and would like to speak to a tax attorney, contact our law office at 816-524-4949 or visit our website at Hoorfarlaw.com.
December 6th, 2017
Laura Mencl is an attorney at the Law Office of Camron Hoorfar, P.C.
Laura received her law degree from Oklahoma City University School of Law.
During law school, she became a judicial intern for the Honorable Michael W. Manners at the Jackson County Circuit Court in Independence and worked as a law clerk for Mark Parrish at the Nash & Franciskato Law Firm in Kansas City. Additionally, she acted as a Student Bar Association representative, competed on the American College of Trial Lawyers National Trial Team and served as President of the Women Law Students Association.
Laura Mencl received her undergraduate degree in Business Administration with an emphasis in Marketing from the University of Missouri – Columbia.
Laura primarily practices in the area of litigation. She is admitted to practice law in the State of Missouri and before the United States District Court for the Western District of Missouri.
Laura grew up in Lee’s Summit and attended Lee’s Summit High School. During her free time, she enjoys spending time with friends and family.
Leawood, Kansas CPA Could be Going to Jail
December 5th, 2017
A former partner of an accounting firm in Leawood, Kansas pled guilty to the filing of false personal tax returns in an attempt to hide approximately $202,000. As part of his plea, the CPA will pay over $100,000 to the U.S. government in restitution and could face up to three (3) years in jail and a $250,000 fine.
If you are in tax trouble and need assistance, contact our law office at 816-524-4949 or visit our website at Hoorfarlaw.com.
Be Leary of Discount Bankruptcies
December 4th, 2017
A bankruptcy judge in Louisiana has stated that an attorney who assisted people filing for bankruptcy by offering a no-money-down arrangement could not seek reimbursement of any filing fees or other costs that the attorney fronted for the clients.
Bankruptcy is a very complicated process and is not taken lightly by experienced bankruptcy attorneys. When choosing a bankruptcy attorney, be careful of discount bankruptcy prices because you may end up with a cheap bankruptcy experience.
If you are thinking of filing for bankruptcy and would like to speak to an attorney, contact our law office at 816-524-4949 or visit our website at Hoorfarlaw.com.
Lee’s Summit Man Convicted of Owning a Street Sweeper
November 30th, 2017
Ronald White Jr. of Lee’s Summit was convicted of owning a street sweeper 12 gauge shotgun that was drum fed. The conviction will land Mr. White ten (10) years in prison.
If you have been charged with a crime and need help, contact our law office at 816-524-4949 or visit our website at Hoorfarlaw.com.