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Archive for February, 2018

Setting Aside a Default Judgment

February 28th, 2018

In Missouri, in order to set aside or vacate a default judgment, you must show good cause and that you actually have a defense to the claim.  Otherwise, the default judgment will stand and you may be subjected to levies and garnishments.

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

Requesting a Change of Judge

February 27th, 2018

In Missouri, you have two (2) times where you can request a change of judge in your case.  The first instance is within sixty (60) days after service of the summons.  The second instance is within thirty (30) days of trial after a trial date is set.

If you have been sued and would like to speak to an attorney, contact our law office at 816-524-4949 or visit our website at Hoorfarlaw.com.

No Sales Tax for Installing Appliances

February 26th, 2018

Kansas does not impose a sales tax on the services of installing or applying tangible personal property, such as when Lowe’s sends independent contractors to install built-in appliances.

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

Former Wyandotte County District Attorney Under Investigation

February 23rd, 2018

Jerome Gorman, a former Wyandotte County Kansas district attorney is under investigation for making sexually inappropriate and racially insensitive comments in his new job with the Kansas Department of Revenue.  If you believe you have been subjected to workplace harassment and would like to talk to someone about it, contact our law office at 816-524-4949 or visit our website at Hoorfarlaw.com.

Kansas Payday Lender Goes to Jail for 16 Years

February 22nd, 2018

A Leawood businessman, Scott Tucker, is going to jail for 16 years and 8 months for operating an illegal payday loan business.  Mr. Tucker was convicted of 14 criminal counts related to a $2 billion payday loan business.  If you believe you are the victim of payday loans, contact our law office at 816-524-4949 or visit our website at Hoorfarlaw.com.

Jackson County Jail Investigated

February 20th, 2018

Jackson County has hired a Kansas City law firm, Wyrsch Mirakian Hobbs, in order to represent county employees in the conditions of the Jackson County jail.  The current jail is 35 years old and is in disrepair.  A new jail is estimated to cost $200 million or more.

If you have been harmed by the Jackson County jail, contact our law office at 816-524-4949 or visit our website at Hoorfarlaw.com.

Oklahoma Prosecutor Resigns for Giving Probation to Blind Man

February 15th, 2018

An Oklahoma prosecutor has resigned after he gave a blind man probation for raping and sodomizing a 13 year old Texas girl at a church camp.  The blind man did not receive any jail time.

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

Penthouse Magazine Files Bankruptcy Again

February 14th, 2018

For the third time, Penthouse Global Media, Inc., an offshoot of the adult entertainment magazine, has filed a Chapter 11 bankruptcy.  The company is currently owned by a woman who wants to open up “breastaurants” to compete with Hooters.  If you have a failing business and would like some assistance, contact our law office at 816-524-4949 or visit our website at Hoorfarlaw.com.

David Cassidy’s Estate is Sued over $120,000 Legal Bill

February 13th, 2018

David Cassidy’s estate is being sued by multiple Florida attorneys who claim the deceased actor owes them money.  The lesson here is: you should pay your attorneys, even after you are dead.  If you are struggling financially and would like someone to speak to, contact our law office at 816-524-4949 or visit our website at Hoorfarlaw.com.

Gunmaker Remington May File for Bankruptcy

February 12th, 2018

Remington Outdoor Company, Inc., a U.S. maker of firearms, may be filing bankruptcy soon. Remington asked for a forbearance from its creditors as it has around $950 million in debt.

If you have a business that is going under and would like to discuss your options, contact our law office at 816-524-4949 or visit our website at Hoorfarlaw.com.