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Archive for June, 2017

Owner of Joe’s Crab Shack Files for Bankruptcy

June 21st, 2017

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The owner of the restaurant Joe’s Crab Shack has filed Chapter 11 bankruptcy due to falling food sales.  The owner may attempt to sell the restaurant for $50 million.

If you are interested in learning more about bankruptcy and what it could do for you, contact our law office at 816-524-4949 or visit our website at Hoorfarlaw.com.

BeBe May Avoid Bankruptcy

June 19th, 2017

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The clothing retailer BeBe Stores, Inc. may avoid bankruptcy by closing its stores and entering into various real estate deals.

If you own a business in financial distress and need some guidance, contact our law office at 816-524-4949 or visit our website at Hoorfarlaw.com.

Minnesota Catholic Church Files for Bankruptcy over Sex Abuse Allegations

June 14th, 2017

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A Catholic diocese in Minnesota has filed for bankruptcy, making it among a dozen catholic districts that have filed for bankruptcy to seek protection from their creditors and clergy sex abuse scandals.

If you have questions about bankruptcy, contact our law office at 816-524-4949 or visit our website at Hoorfarlaw.com.

Drafting Corporate Documents Should Be Left to Attorneys

June 13th, 2017

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A Missouri court has ruled that the drafting of corporate documents is engaging in the practice of law. The practice of law requires a license to practice law. Anyone caught practicing law without a license can be found guilty of the unauthorized practice of law.
If you have a business and would like some documents reviewed or drafted, contact our law office at 816-524-4949 or visit our website at Hoorfarlaw.com.

Three Kansas Citizens Indicted for Tax Fraud

June 12th, 2017

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Three adult men from Kansas City were charged with twenty-three (23) counts of tax fraud.  According to the charges, the men prepared forty-seven (47) false tax returns in order to obtain tax refunds of $108,621.

If you are in tax trouble and need assistance, contact our law office at 816-524-4949 or visit our website at www.Hoorfarlaw.com.

Wells Fargo Settles for $110 Million

June 8th, 2017

WELLS FARGO

Wells Fargo has recently settled dozens of class actions brought against it for approximately $110 million after the bank’s employees opened unauthorized bank accounts on behalf of two million customers.

If you believe you have a claim against a bank and would like to speak with an attorney, contact our law office at 816-524-4949 or visit Hoorfarlaw.com.

Expensive Bankruptcies

June 7th, 2017

EXPENSIVE BANKRUPTCIES

An Iowa bankruptcy judge has scolded an Iowa bankruptcy law firm managing the Wellman Dynamics Corp. bankruptcy, a company that manufactured parts for aerospace travel.  The law firm’s $1 Million invoice was cut in half by the bankruptcy judge.

If you are interested in knowing how much a bankruptcy could cost you, contact our law office at 816-524-4949 or visit our website at Hoorfarlaw.com.

Don’t Remove Your Tenant’s Property Too Early

June 6th, 2017

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Missouri law allows a tenant to set aside a default judgment in an eviction within ten (10) days of the entry of judgment.  If a landlord enters the property and removes the tenant’s property before the expiration of the ten (10) days, the landlord can be liable for conversion.

If you are having landlord-tenant problems, contact our law office at 816-524-4949 or our website at Hoorfarlaw.com.

The Crime of Financial Exploitation of the Elderly

June 5th, 2017

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In order to be convicted of financial exploitation of the elderly, a person must deprive the elderly of property by deception.  Convincing an elderly person to give you a loan without having any real plans of repaying the loan can be sufficient to be charged with financially exploiting the elderly.

If you have been charged with a crime and need legal help, contact our law office at 816-524-4949 or visit our website at Hoorfarlaw.com.