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The Wilcox Dunakin Chrisopoulos, LLP website (the “Site”) is an online information service provided by Wilcox Dunakin Chrisopoulos, LLP (the “Firm”). PLEASE READ THIS DOCUMENT CAREFULLY BEFORE ACCESSING OR USING THE SITE. BY ACCESSING OR USING THE SITE, YOU AGREE TO BE BOUND BY THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS AND DISCLAIMERS SET FORTH BELOW. IF YOU DO NOT WISH TO BE BOUND BY THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS AND DISCLAIMERS, YOU MAY NOT ACCESS OR USE THE SITE. THE FIRM MAY MODIFY THESE PAGES FROM TIME TO TIME. SUCH MODIFICATIONS SHALL BE EFFECTIVE IMMEDIATELY UPON BEING POSTED HERE. YOU AGREE TO REVIEW THESE PAGES PERIODICALLY TO LEARN OF SUCH MODIFICATIONS. YOUR CONTINUED ACCESS OR USE OF THE SITE SHALL BE DEEMED YOUR CONCLUSIVE ACCEPTANCE OF THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS AND DISCLAIMERS POSTED HERE.
1. NO ATTORNEY-CLIENT RELATIONSHIP WITHOUT WRITTEN CONFIRMATION FROM THE FIRM; NO LEGAL ADVICE GIVEN ON THE SITE
The materials on the Site are provided only for informational and educational purposes. They are not offered as the Firm’s legal advice or legal opinions. You should not treat the Site as a substitute for professional legal advice. Your use of this website does not create an attorney-client relationship between the Firm or its attorneys and you. The formation of an attorney-client relationship with the Firm requires prior completion of a number steps including resolution of possible conflicts of interest, an appropriate fee arrangement and mutual agreement on the terms of the engagement. Please do not convey to us any information that you regard as confidential until a formal attorney-client relationship has been established. Any information you convey to the Firm before establishing an attorney-client relationship may not be privileged or confidential.
2. NO REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES ARE BEING MADE TO YOU BY THE FIRM
The information on the Site may be changed without notice. The Firm does not guarantee the Site to be complete, correct, or up-to-date. While we try to revise the Site from time to time, it may not reflect the most current legal developments. The opinions expressed on the Site are the opinions of the individual authors, and may not reflect the opinions of the Firm or anyone other than the writer. The Firm does not make any warranties, express or implied, with respect to the information provided on the Site or on any third-party websites that may be accessed by a link from the Site, including any representations or warranties as to the accuracy, completeness or timeliness of the information posted on the Site or any linked website. In addition, a link to the Site from any other website does not mean that the Firm sponsors, endorses, is affiliated with, or accepts any responsibility for the content, or the use, of such other website. The Firm and its attorneys are not responsible for any action or failure to act by you in reliance upon information on the Site or any third-party website that may be accessed by a link from the Site. THE FIRM OPERATES THE SITE FROM CALIFORNIA AND MAKES NO REPRESENTATIONS THAT MATERIALS ON THE SITE ARE APPROPRIATE FOR USE IN OTHER JURISDICTIONS.
3. THE SITE IS NOT INTENDED TO BE ADVERTISING
The Firm does not intended the Site to be advertising and the Firm does not wish to represent anyone seeking representation based upon viewing the Site from a state in which the Site fails to comply with all laws and ethical rules of that state.
4. LIMITATION OF LIABILITY
IN NO EVENT WILL THE FIRM BE LIABLE FOR: (I) ANY INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, OR INDIRECT DAMAGES (INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, DAMAGES FOR LOSS OF PROFITS, BUSINESS INTERRUPTION, LOSS OF PROGRAMS OR INFORMATION, AND THE LIKE) ARISING OUT OF THE USE OF OR INABILITY TO USE THE SITE, OR ANY INFORMATION PROVIDED ON THE SITE, EVEN IF THE FIRM OR ITS AUTHORIZED REPRESENTATIVES HAVE BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES; OR (II) ANY CLAIM ATTRIBUTABLE TO OMISSIONS, ERRORS, OR OTHER INACCURACIES IN THE MATERIALS OR INFORMATION ON THE SITE. BECAUSE SOME STATES DO NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OR LIMITATION OF LIABILITY FOR CONSEQUENTIAL OR INCIDENTAL DAMAGES, THE ABOVE LIMITATION MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU. IN SUCH STATES, THE LIABILITY OF THE FIRM AND ITS ATTORNEYS SHALL BE LIMITED TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW. YOU ASSUME FULL RESPONSIBILITY AND RISK FOR YOUR USE OF THE SITE INCLUDING THE RISK THIRD PARTIES MAY HAVE SECRETED ON THE SITE MALICIOUS SOFTWARE THAT COULD DAMAGE YOUR COMPUTER OR INVADE YOUR PRIVACY, OR BOTH. YOU UNDERSTAND FURTHER THAT DISCUSSION OF ISSUES THAT ARISE IN THE WORKPLACE CAN INCLUDE RECITATION SEXUALLY EXPLICIT OR OTHER CONDUCT THAT IS OFFENSIVE TO YOU, OR IS OTHERWISE UNSUITABLE. YOUR ACCESS TO SUCH MATERIALS IS SOLELY AT YOUR RISK.
5. COPYRIGHTS NOTICE
The entire contents of the Site are protected by copyright laws. YOU MAY NOT MODIFY, COPY, REPRODUCE, REPUBLISH, UPLOAD, POST, TRANSMIT, OR DISTRIBUTE, IN ANY MANNER, THE MATERIAL ON THE SITE, INCLUDING TEXT, GRAPHICS, CODE AND/OR SOFTWARE. You may print and download portions of material from the different areas of the Site solely for your own non-commercial use provided that you agree not to change or delete any copyright or proprietary notices, such as trademark and copyright notices, from the materials. You agree that you shall have no recourse against The Firm or its attorneys or its Internet service providers for any alleged or actual infringement or misappropriation of any intellectual property right or right of privacy or publicity in anything you send to the Firm through the Site.
6. SERVICE MARKS NOTICE
Except in the case of fair use, you may not use these service marks without written permission in advance from the Firm. To make fair use of the Firm’s service marks you must properly acknowledge the Firm’s proprietary rights in them.
8. USE OF THE SITE
You may not use the Site for anything other than lawful purposes. You agree not to disrupt, or attempt to disrupt, the operation of the Site in any way, or to place malicious software that is harmful to visitors or their privacy rights on the Site. Unauthorized use or modification of any information stored on the Site, or implantation of malicious software on the Site by you may result in criminal and/or civil prosecution under applicable laws. You agree not to use the Site to carry out any unauthorized alteration of any data or information on the Site or to conduct any activity that infringes on the copyright, patent, trademark, service mark or other rights of any person or entity. You shall not restrict or inhibit any other user from using and enjoying any aspect of the Site. The Site is intended for use by adults over the age of 18. We reserve the right to limit or deny your access to the Site or take other appropriate action if you violate any provision of these Terms and Conditions of Use or if you conduct any activity that violates the rights of any person or entity, or which we in our sole discretion deem unlawful, offensive, threatening, abusive or potentially harmful or malicious.
9. YOU CANNOT USE E-MAIL THROUGH THE SITE TO PROVIDE NOTICE TO THE FIRM
Except with respect to the Firm’s Complaint Procedures under the Digital Millennium Copyright Act set forth here, communications through the Site’s e-mail and messaging system shall not constitute legal notice to the Firm, or any of its officers, employees, agents or representatives, such as where notice to the Firm is required by contract, or any federal, state or local laws, rules or regulations.
10. WHY YOU CANNOT POST COMMENTS ON THE SITE
As lawyers we are bound by various ethical rules and laws administered by the state bars of the states in which we are licensed to practice and by the courts and administrative agencies we are allowed to appear before. The Firm does not allow comments so that we can minimize the chances that we will violate some ethical rule or law that governs the giving of legal advice. However, if you have comments, questions or suggestions about the Site, or if your have a specific legal issue about which you need advice, please feel free to contact us >>.
11. HOW TO MAKE A COMPLAINT UNDER THE DIGITAL MILLENNIUM COPYRIGHT ACT
If you believe that any material on the Site violates your copyrights, or violates any other proprietary intellectual property rights, such as rights of privacy, publicity, trademark or service mark rights, or is defamatory, please contact us >>, or mail your complaint to Wilcox Dunakin Chrisopoulos, LLP, 1520 N. El Camino Real, Suite 4, San Clemente, CA 92672 - Complaints. Please be specific in identifying the offending material and the reasons you believe it is offensive or otherwise violates your rights or the law.
12. APPLICABLE LAWS; VENUE
The display of the Site alone does not subject the Firm to legal process in any specific jurisdiction other than California. Access to the Site from any territory where use or viewing of the content is illegal is prohibited. If you choose to access the Site from outside California, you do so at your own risk and are solely responsible for compliance with any and all applicable laws, rules and regulations. You may not use or export any of the Site materials in violation of U.S. export laws and regulations. Any claim related to the access to, or use of the Site, or to the Site materials shall be governed by, construed and enforced in accordance with the laws of the State of California as applied to agreements made and to be performed entirely in California. Any action arising out of or related to the operation, access, use, content, or existence of this Site shall be filed only in the appropriate state or federal court located within the State of California. The access, viewing or use of this Site constitutes the user’s express permission and consent to the jurisdiction of the state and/or federal courts of the State of California for purposes of such actions.
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