Monthly Archives: May 2022

Order of Child Protection Renewed 

Circuit court renewed a child protection order. Appellant challenged judgment for lack of substantial evidence to support a finding, that the order’s expiration would endanger the child. Even if appellant were right, reversal would still not be necessary, because no … Continue reading

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Registration Is Perpetual 

Missouri statutes require registration if registration was ever required under United States statutes, which require registration for anyone convicted of any offense involving sexual contact with a minor, which includes appellant. Reducing the time on the registry was possible under … Continue reading

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Kansas Corporations Law Applied 

Kansas statute governing Kansas corporations specifically applies to dissolutions voluntary and involuntary. Kansas statute governing re-instatement of corporate existence restores claims held as of dissolution but not claims arising during dissolution.  Therefore, appellant Kansas corporation had no authority to pursue … Continue reading

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No Appeal from Default Judgment 

Appellant did not appeal the denial of appellant’s motion to set aside the default judgment and only appealed the default judgment. A default judgment is subject to appeal only on subject matter jurisdiction, and appellant challenged only personal jurisdiction and … Continue reading

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Disbarred Lawyer Mitchell Kossoff Sentenced to 13.5 Years for Defrauding Clients

Disbarred lawyer Mitchell Kossoff — who represented many multifamily landlords in New York City — was sentenced to up to 13.5 years behind bars after he pleaded guilty to swindling his clients out of more than $14.6 million, Commercial Observer reported. A … Continue reading

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Georgia Insurance Owner Sentenced for Bankruptcy Violations

A Georgia insurance company owner has been sentenced to eight months in prison after prosecutors said he lied in bankruptcy court and on his federal tax returns. Jacques Andres Frym, who owned businesses in the Savannah, Ga., area, pleaded guilty … Continue reading

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Missouri Trucking Company Files for Bankruptcy After USPS Cuts Back Mail-Hauling Contracts

A Missouri-based trucking company that contracted with the US Postal Service to transport mail recently ceased operations and filed for Chapter 7 bankruptcy, according to Freight Waves. Rooney Trucking Inc., a family-owned company based in Polo, MO, filed its petition … Continue reading

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Peloton Losses Mount as Falling Sales, Excess Inventory Slow Turnaround

Peloton Interactive Inc. reported declining sales and growing losses as the stationary-bike maker struggles with weakening demand as Americans return to their pre-pandemic lifestyles. The connected-fitness equipment maker said it received $750 million in financing from banks to help pay … Continue reading

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Former Accounting Supervisor Pleads Guilty To Embezzling Funds From Johnson Co. District Court

A Kansas woman pleaded guilty to federal charges of wire fraud and filing a false tax return related to a scheme to embezzle money from the Johnson County District Court in Olathe, Kansas. Court documents indicate that Dawna Kellogg stole … Continue reading

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IRS reminds employers of penalty relief related to claims for the Employee Retention Credit

The Department of the Treasury and the Internal Revenue Service have received requests from taxpayers and their advisors for relief from penalties arising when additional income tax is owed because the deduction for qualified wages is reduced by the amount … Continue reading

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