LEGAL NOTICES AND TERMS OF USE FOR THE ANDRESEN & ASSOCIATES, P.C. WEBSITE

PLEASE READ THESE LEGAL NOTICES AND TERMS OF USE (THESE “TERMS OF USE”) CAREFULLY BEFORE USING THIS WEBSITE. BY USING THE ANDRESEN & ASSOCIATES, PC WEBSITE (THE “SITE”), YOU SIGNIFY AND ACKNOWLEDGE THAT YOU HAVE READ, UNDERSTOOD, AND ACCEPTED THESE TERMS OF USE. IF YOU DO NOT AGREE TO THESE TERMS OF USE, PLEASE DO NOT USE ANY PORTION OF THE SITE. Andresen & Associates, P.C. (the “Firm”) reserves the right to change these Terms of Use at any time in its sole discretion and to notify users of any changes in such commercially-reasonable methods as may be deemed necessary and appropriate in the sole discretion of the Firm. Your continued use of the Site after the posting of any changes shall constitute your agreement to be bound by same. It is recommended that you periodically review this page. The Firm shall also have the right at any time to change or discontinue any aspect of or feature of this Site, including but not limited to content, functionality, and means of access or use.

NO LEGAL ADVICE OR RELATIONSHIP The information contained in the Site is provided for informational purposes only, and should not be construed as legal advice or legal opinion. No users of the Site, clients or otherwise, should act or refrain from acting on the basis of any content included in this Site without seeking appropriate professional advice. Although the Firm endeavors to keep this Site current and accurate, the content on the Site may not apply to you, may not be complete and/or may not reflect current legal developments. The Firm expressly disclaims any and all liability in respect to actions taken or not taken based on the content of the Site. Please be aware that operation of this Site, and/or communication with the Firm via Internet e-mail through this Site, does not constitute or create an attorney-client relationship between the Firm and any recipients. No attorney-client relationship with the Firm or any of its attorneys will be established unless and until (i) you have sought to retain us; (ii) we have had an opportunity to check and clear any conflicts; and (iii) you have received and accepted an engagement letter from us concerning the retention and the scope of our services.

LEGAL NOTICES The Firm designates its office in Chicago , Illinois as it principal office and Scott A. Andresen as the attorney responsible for the content of the Site.

THIS MAY BE AN ADVERTISEMENT. Some of the content of this Site is considered advertising material under the applicable rules of certain states. No representation is made that the quality of the legal services to be performed by the Firm is greater than the quality of legal services performed by other firms. The determination of the need for legal services and the choice of a lawyer are extremely important decisions and should not be based solely upon advertisements of self-proclaimed expertise.

OWNERSHIP RIGHTS--RESTRICTIONS ON USE The Firm and any identified third parties are the owners of all copyrightable text, graphics, sound, photographs, graphics, video, computer programming, messages and other materials displayed or made available on or through the Site (“Content”), any computer programming incorporated into this Site, the overall design of this Site, and the selection, arrangement and presentation of all of the foregoing. No material from this Site may be copied, reproduced, downloaded, uploaded, displayed, sold, published, posted, transmitted, distributed, modified, incorporated into another work or otherwise exploited in any way without the prior written consent of the Firm. The trademarks, logos, designs and service marks displayed on this Site (the “Trademarks”) are the registered and unregistered trademarks of the Firm and any identified third parties. Nothing contained on this Site should be construed as granting, by implication or otherwise, any license or right to use any of the Trademarks without the written permission of the Firm or any identified third party owner.

SUBMISSIONS While the Firm would like to hear from you, any representation of you cannot begin until it can be determined that doing so will not create a conflict of interest. Accordingly, do not send any information you consider confidential or proprietary until you speak with an attorney and obtain authorization to send that information to us. Any communication or material you send to or through this Site, electronically or otherwise, may not be secure and our review of your information, even if you submitted it in a good faith effort to retain us, and, further, even if it is highly confidential, does not preclude us from representing another client directly adverse to you, even in a matter where that information could and will be used against you.

LINKS As a convenience to help you locate additional Internet resources that may be of interest to you, this Site may contain links to third party websites that the Firm does not operate or control. The existence of such links does not indicate any approval, association or endorsement of the linked websites, and the Firm is not responsible for the content or operation of any website linked to this Site. Your access to and use of any such linked website is at your own risk, and subject to the terms and conditions of such website.

NO WARRANTIES--LIMITATION OF LIABILITY ALL MATERIAL ON THE SITE IS PROVIDED “AS IS.” THE FIRM DISCLAIMS ANY AND ALL WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND RELATING TO THE CONTENT OR OPERATION OF THE SITE, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE AND NON-INFRINGEMENT. IN ADDITION, NEITHER THE FIRM NOR ANY OTHER PARTY OR PERSON INVOLVED IN CREATING, PRODUCING OR DELIVERING THE SITE SHALL BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES ARISING OUT OF YOUR ACCESS TO, OR USE OF, THIS SITE. IF YOU ARE DISSATISFIED WITH ANY PORTION OF THE SITE, OR WITH ANY OF THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF USE, YOUR SOLE AND EXCLUSIVE REMEDY IS TO DISCONTINUE USING THIS SITE. While we endeavor to include accurate and current information on the Site, the Firm makes no representations or warranties as to its accuracy, currency or completeness. The Firm does not warrant that the use of this Site will be uninterrupted or error free, that defects or inaccuracies will be corrected, or that this Site or the server that makes it available are free of viruses or other harmful components.

 

GOVERNING LAW AND INTERPRETATION These Terms of Use shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws and decisions of the State of Illinois (without regard to the State of Illinois’ conflicts of laws principles). If any provision of these Terms of Use is found void or unenforceable, such finding will not affect the validity of the balance of these Terms of Use, which shall remain valid and enforceable—and the invalid or unenforceable provision shall be deemed superseded by a valid, enforceable provision that most closely matches the intent of the original provision.

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