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What is Notice?

The Missouri Court of Appeals, Southern District – SD35818, had a ruling in BOBBY J. CARTER, Petitioner-Appellant vs. DIRECTOR OF REVENUE, STATE OF MISSOURI, Respondent-Respondent regarding “Notice Play”. In a statute governing judicial review of administrative decision, subsections saying that … Continue reading

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When Service of Process is Bad

The Missouri Court of Appeals, Eastern District – ED107247, had ruled in K.M.R., Respondent, vs. D.G.B., III, Appellant that personal jurisdiction is a condition of a circuit court’s authority to issue an order of protection. Before a hearing on the … Continue reading

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Defective Service

The Missouri Court of Appeals, Eastern District – ED107247, had a ruling K.M.R., Respondent, vs. D.G.B., III, Appellant. Personal jurisdiction is a condition of a circuit court’s authority to issue an order of protection. Before a hearing on the petition; … Continue reading

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Serious Physical Injury Shown

The Missouri Court of Appeals, Southern District – SD35791 recently passed a ruling regarding serious physical in the STATE OF MISSOURI, Plaintiff-Respondent vs. DANIEL R. CARPENTER, JR., Defendant-Appellant case. injury Elements of assault in the second degree include serious physical … Continue reading

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Federal Officials are Looking in to How the Black Economic Union of Greater Kansas City Spent Tax Dollars

In August 2018, Special Agent Joseph Lorek from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development emailed Stuart Bullington, the former assistant director of Kansas City’s Neighborhoods and Housing Services Department, asking for an accounting of all the federal money … Continue reading

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Judiciary Reprimands Kansas Federal Judge for Sexually Harassing Court Employees

U.S. District Judge Carlos Murguia was publicly reprimanded for misconduct that included sexually harassing court employees.  The Judicial Council of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit, chaired by the Circuit Chief Judge Timothy Tymkovich, held that Judge … Continue reading

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CFPB Files Suit Against Certified Forensic Loan Auditors

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) filed a complaint in federal court against Certified Forensic Loan Auditors, LLC (CFLA), Andrew Lehman and Michael Carrigan. The complaint alleges that CFLA and Lehman, President and CEO of CFLA, engaged in deceptive and … Continue reading

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Taxpayer Bill of Rights Outlines Protections for All Taxpayers

When interacting with the Internal Revenue Service, all taxpayers have rights. There are ten rights under the Taxpayer Bill of Rights, and they cover a wide range of topics. The ten rights included are: The Right to Be Informed The … Continue reading

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Time with Parent Does Not Control Support Obligation

Child support is based on all relevant factors, including the amount of time the child spends with each parent, but that factor does not determine which parent has the support obligation, nor the amount of the obligee’s overnight custody credit. … Continue reading

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Account for Lien Filed Too Late

Payment for an architect’s work under contract is secured by statute, on improvements to real estate, by a lien. A later contract does not extend the time to file for the first contract. Separately from the earlier work, the parties’ … Continue reading

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