Author Archives: Camron Hoorfar

Possession, Not Ownership, Determines Trespassing

A Missouri couple brought an action for trespassing under a statute that provides for triple damages for the removal of timber. The petition alleged that the couple owned property, from which others removed timber with the permission of a third … Continue reading

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Francesca’s Closes Stores as Sales Drop

Women’s retailer Francesca’s is closing outlets and cutting costs. The company reported three-month results that show that downward trends in sales and profits continue. As of May 4th, Francesca’s operated 722 stores. That is down from the 738 stores operated … Continue reading

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Cosmetics Maker Coty Inc. to Restructure Operations

Beauty giant Coty Inc. is taking a $3 billion write down on brands they have acquired over the past couple of years, including CoverGirl and Max Factor. The company has struggled with weak sales and an executive turnover. Coty Inc. … Continue reading

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Ticket Giveaway

The Law Office of Camron Hoorfar wants to reward the dedicated blog readers with a set of two (2) Twins of Evil – Rob Zombie/Marilyn Manson tickets. The first follower to email scanning@hoorfarlaw.com will receive two (2) lawn tickets for … Continue reading

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Former California Financial Advisor Indicted in $14.5 Million Real Estate Fraud Scheme

Former California financial advisor, Paul Ricky Mata, was arrested and charged with running a $14.5 million real estate fraud scheme by tricking victims to invest in his businesses and then using their money for his personal expenses. He is charged … Continue reading

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Education Secretary Betsy DeVos Sued By Student Loan Borrowers for Failing to Cancel Their Debt

More than 150,000 former students of for-profit colleges claim they were defrauded and have filed lawsuits against the U.S Department of Education and Education Secretary Betsy DeVos. The Department of Education, under DeVos, has been accused of the failure to … Continue reading

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10th Year in The Chamber Of Commerce

The law office of Camron Hoorfar recently renewed our Lee’s Summit Chamber of Commerce membership for the 10th consecutive year. We have worked hard for the last 10 years to provide our services to Lee’s Summit and surrounding areas. We … Continue reading

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Taxpayers Should Include Tax Plans in their Wedding Plans

Couples getting married this year know there are a lot of details in planning a wedding. On top of everything, their first tax return as a married couple should be on their checklist. The IRS has tips and tools to … Continue reading

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Dressbarn to close all 650 stores

Dressbarn plans to close all of its locations. In a press release, the company’s chief financial officer stated, “This decision was difficult, but necessary, as the Dressbarn chain has not been operating at an acceptable level of profitability in today’s … Continue reading

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Movie Studio, EuropaCorp SA, files for U.S. Bankruptcy

EuropaCorp SA, the French movie studio that made ‘Taken’ has filed for bankruptcy in the United States after releasing a string of failed movies. Poor performance of their latest movies such as “The Circle”, “Their Finest” and “Valerian and the … Continue reading

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