Platte County Sues to Find Out Who Has to Pay Zona Rosa Debt

Platte County wants a judge to sort out who is responsible for settling up Zona Rosa’s debt obligations. The shortfall on the annual debt payment to bondholders, which is due Dec. 1, exceeds over 1 million dollars.Image result for zona rosa tower

The lawsuit asks a judge to declare that Plate County is not legally responsible for shoring up Zona Rosa’s debt and that it would be unconstitutional for the county to do so.

If you are struggling with debt, contact our law office at 816-524-4949 or visit our website at Hoorfarlaw.com

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Employee Spot Light

McKenna Rice is an intern at the Law Office of Camron Hoorfar, P.C.

McKenna  is a senior at Lee’s Summit West and is interning through our office for her supervised business experience class.

This year McKenna got All-State honors for golf, and has committed to play golf at UCM. 

McKenna plans to attend the University of Central Missouri and wants to major in Criminal Justice and minor is International Justice.

When McKenna isn’t working at the office she enjoys golfing, archery and singing in the choir.

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Walmart Files Lawsuit Against Credit-Card Issuer

Walmart Inc. filed a lawsuit yesterday against its longtime credit-card issuer, Synchrony Financial, alleging that the lender breached terms of its contract. The lawsuit, alleges that some of Synchrony’s underwriting standards financially harmed Walmart. Synchrony was Walmart’s exclusive credit-card issuer for nearly two decades until Walmart decided to switch to Capital One.Image result for walmart logo

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The Federal Credit Reporting Act

The Federal Credit Reporting Act allows a person who has been injured by a false or incorrect reporting on their credit report to sue. However, the injury must be actual and not hypothetical. This means that you actually had to have something bad happen to you because of the false or inaccurate credit report. Image result for bad credit

If you have bad credit and would like to speak with someone about it, contact our law office at 816-524-4949 or visit our website at Hoorfarlaw.com

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Leawood Lawyer Sent to Prison for Unpaid Taxes

58-year old Leawood lawyer, David B. Mandelbaum was sentenced to one year and six months in prison for tax evasion. He must pay the Internal Revenue Service more than $200,000 in restitution as a part of his plea agreement. Mandelbaum pleaded guilty to owing more than $132,000 for the tax years from 2005 through 2010. Image result for gavel

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

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The Situation Sentenced to 8 Months in Prison

A New Jersey reality star, known as The Situation, has been sentenced to eight months in prison for federal tax fraud. The Situation pled guilty to hiding nearly $9 million in Image result for the situationincome.

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Forcing Arbitration

When two or more parties are in a dispute, they can often times use arbitration to settle their issues. However, under Missouri law, unless there is an agreement to arbitrate, no one can force anyone else to arbitrate.Image result for arbitration

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David’s Bridal Skips Big Interest Payment

Wedding dress retailer David’s Bridal has decided not to make an interest payment that was due Oct. 15th and is negotiating with its lenders.Image result for david's bridal logo

According to Factset, the company has nearly $900 million in debt.

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New Missouri Telephone Scam

The Missourians who have received these scam calls report receiving a phone call from someone telling them that their social security benefits have been suspended and they must call back in order to fix the problem.

When consumers return the call they are asked to provide personal information that the scammer can then use to commit identity theft or other fraud.Image result for scam

The Missouri Attorney General’s Office warns citizens not to provide personal information over the telephone unless they are absolutely certain about who is on the other line. Anyone who receives a phone call from someone claiming to be from the Social Security Administration should hang up.

If you have been a victim of fraud, contact our law office at 816-524-4949 or visit our website at Hoorfarlaw.com

 

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Sears Files for Chapter 11 Protection

Sears Holdings Corp. filed for chapter 11 protection with a plan to close roughly 142 more stores. The chapter 11 filing to reorganize debts follows a decade of revenue declines, Related imagehundreds of store closures, and years of trying to turn the company around.

The company listed $6.9 billion in assets and $11.3 billion in liabilities in documents filed in the U.S Bankruptcy Court in the Southern District of New York.

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