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Missouri Hospital Files for Bankruptcy

March 13th, 2018

The Iron County Hospital District, located in Pilot Knob, Missouri, filed for bankruptcy.  At the time of its filing, it had less than $50 million in debt and less than $10 million in assets.  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.

Former Jackson County Prosecutor May Lose his Law License

March 12th, 2018

Mike Sanders, a Jackson County former prosecutor, is now a convicted felon for converting campaign funds for personal use, including trips to Napa Valley, buying wine, and paying his income taxes.

Now that Mike Sanders is a convicted felon, he could lose his law license.

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.

American Chopper Star Files for Bankruptcy

March 6th, 2018

Paul Teutul, a star of the television show American Chopper, has filed for Chapter 13 bankruptcy in New York.  His bankruptcy paperwork states he owes approximately 50 creditors over $1 million.  In addition, he states that his monthly income is around $15,000 and his monthly expenses are around $12,500.

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

 

Employee Spotlight

March 6th, 2018

HoorfarLaw0018

Ramone serves as a Legal Assistant and File Clerk for the Law Office of Camron Hoorfar, P.C. Ramone’s role in the office is to handle client intake and processing, store and preserve client documents and files, back-up and retain office documents, data entry, file organization, safe-keep equipment, and office technological support.

Ramone graduated from Missouri Valley College in Marshall, Missouri in 2014 with a Bachelor’s of Science in Political Science with an emphasis in Public Administration. While in undergraduate college, Ramone minored in Business Administration and Business Marketing.

In his free time, Ramone enjoys playing the guitar and the drums. He regularly plays music in local venues with his band. When not playing music, Ramone plays competitive basketball and cheers for the Chicago Bulls.

Rapper 50 Cent Boasts and then Denies Having Bitcoin

March 5th, 2018

Rapper 50 Cent, in bankruptcy, initially boasted that he was the recipient of 700 bitcoins for one of his albums.  At the time, the ownership of the bitcoins would have made him a millionaire, but his bankruptcy estate would have been very interested in the bitcoins.  Now, 50 Cent claims that he never owned the bitcoins and blamed the reports on fake news.

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

Toys R’ Us Plans to Close More Stores

March 2nd, 2018

Toys R’ Us plans to close another 200 stores and lay off a significant portion of its staff.  The toy store previously announced that it would close 180 stores and lay off around 4,500 workers.  Before filing for bankruptcy, the toy store obtained a $3.1 billion loan from JP Morgan Chase.  Now, the toy store is in jeopardy of not having enough cash to make the loan payments.

If you have a business that is going under and you want to speak to an attorney, contact our law office at 816-524-4949 or visit our website at Hoorfarlaw.com.

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.

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