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Jackson County Jail Investigated

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 … Continue reading

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Penthouse Magazine Files Bankruptcy Again

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 … Continue reading

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

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 … Continue reading

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Gunmaker Remington May File for Bankruptcy

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 … Continue reading

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Missouri Issues New Rules on Expungements

An expungement is when you ask a court to remove a conviction or guilty plea of a crime from your criminal record.  Missouri has issued new rules on expungements.  First, there is now a $250 filing fee.   Second, only the … Continue reading

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2017 Tax Season Starts January 29

The IRS has stated that it will begin accepting tax returns on January 29, 2018.  The tax deadline to file your 2017 income tax returns is April 17, 2018.  Tax refunds are expected to begin being paid out around the … Continue reading

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Upcoming Tax Deadlines

Partnerships and S Corporations must file by March 15, 2018 C Corporations must file by April 17, 2018 Individuals must file by April 17, 2018 IRA contributions for 2017 can be made until April 17, 2018 If you would like … Continue reading

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IRS Accepting Returns this Month

For the 2017 tax year, the Internal Revenue Service will be accepting tax returns beginning January 29, 2018.  The Internal Revenue Service will be issuing tax refunds for the earned income credit on February 27, 2018.  The last day to … Continue reading

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Kansas City Payday Lender is Convicted in a $220 Million Fraud Scheme

A federal jury in Manhattan has found that a Kansas City, Missouri businessman is guilty of fraud for running a $220 million payday lending business that illegally charged high interest rates and made loans to consumers who did not authorize … Continue reading

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Toys R’ Us Wants to Pay $16 Million in Bonuses While in Bankruptcy

Despite filing for bankruptcy in September 2017, Toys R’ Us wants to pay $16 million to its top executives as a bonus. If you are in financial trouble and want to discuss bankruptcy or other options, contact our law office … Continue reading

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