Author Archives: Camron Hoorfar

Charlotte Russe Starts Liquidation

Retailer Charlotte Russe will close all of its stores and begin the liquidation process. Going out of business sales started March 7th and will run to around April 30th in store only. This announcement follows a chapter 11 bankruptcy filing … Continue reading

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FDA Confirms Asbestos in Claire’s Products

The FDA made a statement that they found asbestos in cosmetics sold by the retailer, Claire’s. They warned customers not to use the products. Claire’s filed chapter 11 bankruptcy last March and came out eliminating $1.9 billion in debt. If … Continue reading

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Jefferey Skilling Released After 12 Years in Jail

The former CEO of Enron was released from prison after 12 years. In 2006 he was charged with 12 counts of securities fraud, 5 counts of making false statements to auditors, 1 count of insider trading and 1 count of … Continue reading

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Marijuana Business Owner Pleads Guilty to $3 Million in Unpaid Taxes

Andrew C. Poarch and his wife failed to pay the IRS about $3.1 million in taxes for the 2014, 2015 and 2016 tax years. The couple operated a club called the Lazy Lion in Colorado for 3 years selling marijuana … Continue reading

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A DUI Breath Test in a Patrol Car is within Regulation

Department of Health and Senior Services regulation provides that “breath analyzers are to be used within building or vehicles used for driving-while-intoxicated enforcement. Therefore, blowing in to a breathalyzer machine in the back of a police vehicle is permissible. If … Continue reading

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Michael Avenatti Accused of Hiding Millions from Bankruptcy Court

Michael Avenatti has been accused with hiding millions of dollars from the bankruptcy court. His firm, Eagan Avenatti, was required to file monthly income and spending reports. The bankruptcy reports did not disclose that Avenatti opened 6 bank accounts that … Continue reading

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Charlotte Russe Files for Bankruptcy

Clothing retailer Charlotte Russe has filed for chapter 11 bankruptcy and will be closing 94 stores, including 3 in Missouri. Charlotte Russe advisers are proposing solutions to help fix the massive amount of debt. If a solution is not found, … Continue reading

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Things Remembered Files for Bankruptcy

Gift retailer Things Remembered filed has for chapter 11 bankruptcy. The company intends to close most of its 400 stores. The stores that remain open will be sold to Enesco LLC for $17.5 million. If you are thinking about filing … Continue reading

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Tax Returns May be Affected with these New Rules

The new tax rules associated with the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act may impact your return this year: Standard Deduction Increased: A key change is an increase in the standard deduction compared to 2017. Personal Exemption Eliminated: The $4,050 personal … Continue reading

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Slip and Fall?

Have you fallen on the ice in the last few days? Contact our office and let us see if we can help! You can give us a call at 816-524-4949 or visit our website at hoorfarlaw.com to set up an … Continue reading

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