The Doggfather is cacing a Trial with kicked off in Los Angeles today in a civil case accusing the rapper and his posse of beating down a fan. If that wasn't bad enough, the Doggfather was outed as a tax dodger by state officials, who confirmed that a lien had been put on his SoCal home base. First, the lawsuit. Lawyers for Richard Monroe Jr., who filed suit against Snoop in April 2006 for assault, battery, negligence and intentional infliction of emotional distress, began their opening statements by playing a video of the alleged incident to jurors. The Kent, Wash., native claims he sustained serious injuries after hopping onstage during the rapper's rendition of "Gin and Juice" during a May 2005 gig in Seattle. Good Luck Snoop Dogg.