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Changes to Employee Benefits

Under the Trump tax plan, employees can no longer deduct unreimbursed employee expenses.  In addition, moving expenses that are reimbursed are now taxable. If you have a tax problem, contact our law office at 816-524-4949 or visit our website at … Continue reading

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DUI Probable Cause

Missouri courts have stated that the smell of alcohol, watery eyes, and mumbling speech is enough to support a finding of probable cause to believe that a driver was intoxicated.  Before demanding a chemical test, a police officer must read … Continue reading

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Tax Deductions Go Away

Under the Trump tax plan, taxpayers will no longer be able to deduct the interest paid on home equity loans and will only be able to deduct mortgage interest paid on debt up to $750,000.  In addition, taxpayers will no … Continue reading

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Health Care Penalty to Go Away

Starting in 2019, the penalty for not having health insurance will go away.  The penalty came about under the Affordable Care Act. If you have a tax issue and need assistance, contact our law office at 816-524-4949 or visit our … Continue reading

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Toys R’ Us Files for Bankruptcy and will be Closing All U.S. Stores

Toys R’ Us has filed for bankruptcy and has announced that it will be closing all of its stores in the United States.  Before filing for bankruptcy, Toys R’ Us obtained a $3.1 billion loan in order to try and … Continue reading

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Claire’s Files for Bankruptcy

The fashion accessories store, Claire’s, has filed for bankruptcy.  It is not yet clear if the business will remain open and simply switch to another owner or simply shut down. If you have a business that is struggling and would … Continue reading

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Actor Joey Lawrence Files for Bankruptcy

Actor Joey Lawrence, known for working with Melissa Joan Hart, has filed for bankruptcy with his wife after his show was cancelled after five seasons.  In 2015, Joey stated he made $534,000, but in 2016 Joey made $58,000.  At the … Continue reading

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No Right to Visibility in Real Estate

A Missouri court has ruled that a real estate owner does not have the right to have their building visible.  In the case before the court, a landowner objected to a sound barrier wall being built along a highway because … Continue reading

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Bankruptcy and Malpractice Claims

A legal malpractice claim is when you believe your attorney messed up in some way, costing you money.  If you file bankruptcy and have a malpractice claim, the bankruptcy trustee can pursue the claim on your behalf in order to … Continue reading

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Missouri Hospital Files for Bankruptcy

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 … Continue reading

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