Terms and Conditions
- Acceptance of Agreement.
The content, organization, graphics, design, compilation, magnetic translation, digital conversion and other matters related to the Website are protected under applicable copyrights, trademarks and other proprietary (including but not limited to intellectual property) rights. The copying, redistribution, use or publication by you of any such matters or any part of the Website, except as allowed expressly herein, is strictly prohibited. You do not acquire ownership rights to any article, document or other materials viewed through the Website. The posting of information or materials on the Website does not constitute a waiver of any right in such information and materials. Some of the content on the Website may be the copyrighted work of third parties.
- Limited License; Permitted Uses.
You are granted a non-exclusive, non-transferable, revocable license (a) to access and use the Website solely in accordance with this Agreement; (b) to use the Website solely for internal, personal, non-commercial purposes; and (c) to print out discrete information from the Website solely for internal, personal, non-commercial purposes and provided that you maintain all copyright and other policies contained therein. No print out or electronic version of any part of the Website or its contents may be used by you in any litigation or arbitration matter whatsoever under any circumstances.
- Restrictions and Prohibitions on Use.
- No Legal Advice or Attorney-Client Relationship.
Information contained on or made available through the Website is not intended to and does not constitute legal advice, recommendations, mediation or counseling under any circumstance. The Website and your use thereof does not create an attorney-client relationship. We do not warrant or guarantee the accurateness, completeness, adequacy or currency of the information contained in or linked to the Website. Your use of information on the Website or materials linked to the Website is entirely at your own risk. You should not act or rely on any information on the Website without seeking the advice of a competent attorney licensed to practice in the appropriate jurisdiction for your legal matter. The information contained herein does not necessarily reflect the opinions of our clients.
No part of this website constitutes a prediction or guaranty of success or specific results. Skills, experience, reputation and record of the Castro Potts Law Firm not expressly stated herein should not be implied from any general statements or information provided on this website. If you are in doubt, contact us for more information on the same. Although testimonials are provided on this website, prospective clients may not receive the same or similar results.
- Forms, Agreements & Documents.
We may make available through the Website sample forms, checklists, business documents, information and articles, and legal documents (collectively, “Documents”). All Documents are provided on a non-exclusive license basis only for your personal one-time use for non-commercial purposes, without any right to re-license, sublicense, distribute, assign or transfer such license. Documents are provided without any representations or warranties, express or implied, as to their suitability, legal effect, completeness, currentness, accuracy, and/or appropriateness. THE DOCUMENTS ARE PROVIDED “AS IS”, “AS AVAILABLE”, AND WITH “ALL FAULTS”, AND WE AND ANY PROVIDER OF THE DOCUMENTS DISCLAIM ANY WARRANTIES, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. The Documents may be inappropriate for your particular circumstances. Furthermore, state, federal, or international laws may require different or additional provisions to ensure the desired result. You should consult with legal counsel to determine the appropriate legal or business documents necessary for your particular transactions, as the Documents are only samples and may not be applicable to a particular situation.
- Linking to the Website.
You may provide links to the Website, provided (a) that you do not remove or obscure, by framing or otherwise, the copyright notice or other notices on the Website, (b) your site does not engage in illegal, immoral, or pornographic activities, or slander or defame the Website of us, and (c) you make your contact information available and discontinue providing links to the Website immediately upon request by us.
- Certain Confidentiality Issues.
Choosing an attorney is a serious matter and should not be based solely on information contained on the Website or in advertisements and may not be accomplished by sending us confidential information related to you and/or your company unless we have expressly authorized the submission of such information by written authorization.
You may send us e-mail. However, if you communicate with us in connection with a matter for which we do not already represent you, you should not send us confidential or sensitive information via e-mail because your communication will not be treated as privileged or confidential. If you communicate with us by e-mail in connection with a matter for which we already represent you, you should note that the security of Internet e-mail is uncertain. By sending sensitive or confidential e-mail messages which are not encrypted, you accept the risks of such uncertainty and possible lack of confidentiality over the Internet.
To the extent the Bar Rules in your jurisdiction require us to designate a single attorney responsible for this site, we designate Sara Castro Potts, email: email@example.com.
- Use In Other Jurisdictions.
We practice law only in jurisdictions in which we are properly authorized to do so. We do not seek to represent anyone in any jurisdiction where the Website does not comply or is in any way inconsistent with the rules governing communication of legal services in a particular state. We are unwilling to assume the representation of clients from those states where the materials do not comply with State Bar requirements and where the client is generated as a result of that communication.
- Statement In Compliance With Certain Rules Of Professional Conduct.
Unless otherwise specified, the attorney(s) listed on the Website are not certified as a specialist in any practice area.
- Errors, Corrections and Changes.
We do not represent or warrant that the Website will be error-free, free of viruses or other harmful components, or that defects will be corrected. We do not represent or warrant that the information available on or through the Website will be correct, accurate, timely or otherwise reliable. The law is constantly changing and the information may not be complete or accurate depending on your particular legal issue. Each legal issue depends on its individual facts and different jurisdictions have different laws and regulations. We may make changes to the features, functionality or content of the Website at any time. We reserve the right in our sole discretion to edit or delete any documents, information or other content appearing on the Website.
- Third Party Content.
Third party content may appear on the Website or may be accessible via links from the Website. We are not responsible for and assume no liability for any third party content. You understand that the information and opinions in the third party content represent solely the thoughts of the author and is neither endorsed by nor does it necessarily reflect our belief.
- Unlawful Activity.
We reserve the right to investigate complaints or reported violations of this Agreement and to take any action we deem appropriate, including but not limited to reporting any suspected unlawful activity to law enforcement officials, regulators, or other third parties and disclosing any information necessary or appropriate to such persons or entities relating to your profile, email addresses, usage history, IP addresses and traffic information.
You agree to indemnify, defend and hold us and our members, managers, employees, representatives, associates, agents, attorneys, subcontractors, successors, assigns, and affiliates (collectively, “Affiliated Parties”) harmless from any liability, loss, claim and expense related to your violation of this Agreement or use of the Website.
THE INFORMATION, CONTENT AND DOCUMENTS FROM OR THROUGH THE SITE ARE PROVIDED “AS-IS,” “AS AVAILABLE,” WITH “ALL FAULTS”, AND ALL WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, ARE DISCLAIMED (INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE DISCLAIMER OF ANY IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE). THE INFORMATION AND SITE MAY CONTAIN BUGS, ERRORS, PROBLEMS OR OTHER LIMITATIONS. WE AND OUR AFFILIATED PARTIES HAVE NO LIABILITY WHATSOEVER, EXCEPT AS PROVIDED IN SECTION 17(b). IN PARTICULAR, BUT NOT AS A LIMITATION THEREOF, WE AND OUR AFFILIATED PARTIES ARE NOT LIABLE FOR ANY INDIRECT, SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES (INCLUDING DAMAGES FOR LOSS OF BUSINESS, LOSS OF PROFITS, LITIGATION, OR THE LIKE), WHETHER BASED ON BREACH OF CONTRACT, BREACH OF WARRANTY, TORT (INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE), PRODUCT LIABILITY OR OTHERWISE, EVEN IF ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. THE NEGATION AND LIMITATION OF DAMAGES SET FORTH ABOVE ARE FUNDAMENTAL ELEMENTS OF THE BASIS OF THE BARGAIN BETWEEN US AND YOU. THIS SITE AND THE INFORMATION PRESENTED WOULD NOT BE PROVIDED WITHOUT SUCH LIMITATIONS. NO ADVICE OR INFORMATION, WHETHER ORAL OR WRITTEN, OBTAINED BY YOU FROM US THROUGH THE SITE OR OTHERWISE SHALL CREATE ANY WARRANTY, REPRESENTATION OR GUARANTEE NOT EXPRESSLY STATED IN THIS AGREEMENT.
ALL RESPONSIBILITY OR LIABILITY FOR ANY DAMAGES CAUSED BY VIRUSES CONTAINED WITHIN THE ELECTRONIC FILE CONTAINING A FORM OR DOCUMENT IS DISCLAIMED.
- Limitation of Liability.
(a) We and any Affiliated Party shall not be liable for any loss, injury, claim, liability, or damage of any kind resulting in any way from (i) any errors in or omissions from the Website or information obtained, (ii) the unavailability or interruption of the Website or any features thereof, (iii) your use of the Website, (iv) the content contained on the Website, or (v) any delay or failure in performance beyond the control of an Affiliated Party.
(b) THE AGGREGATE LIABILITY OF US AND THE AFFILIATED PARTIES IN CONNECTION WITH ANY CLAIM ARISING OUT OF OR RELATING TO THE SITE SHALL NOT EXCEED THE LESSER OF (I) ANY AMOUNT PAID FOR YOU FOR SERVICES RENDERED BY US OR (II) $100, AND THAT AMOUNT SHALL BE IN LIEU OF ALL OTHER REMEDIES WHICH YOU MAY HAVE AGAINST US AND ANY AFFILIATED PARTY.
- Links to other Web Websites.
The Website contains links to other Web sites. We are not responsible for the content, accuracy or opinions express in such Web sites, and such Web sites are not investigated, monitored or checked for accuracy or completeness by us. Inclusion of any linked Web site on our Website does not imply approval or endorsement of the linked Web site by us. If you decide to leave our Website and access these third-party sites, you do so at your own risk.
- Copyrights and Copyright Agents.
We respect the intellectual property of others, and we ask you to do the same. If you believe that your work has been copied in a way that constitutes copyright infringement, please provide our Copyright Agent the following information:
a. An electronic or physical signature of the person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of the copyright interest;
b. A description of the copyrighted work that you claim has been infringed;
c. A description of where the material that you claim is infringing is located on the Website;
d. Your address, telephone number, and email address;
e. A statement by you that you have a good faith belief that the disputed use is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law; and
f. A statement by you, made under penalty of perjury, that the above information in your Notice is accurate and that you are the copyright owner or authorized to act on the copyright owner’s behalf.
Our Copyright Agent for Notice of claims of copyright infringement on the Website can be reached by directing an e-mail to the Copyright Agent at firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Legal Compliance.
You agree to comply with all applicable domestic and international laws, statutes, ordinances and regulations regarding your use of the Website and the Content and Materials provided therein.
This Agreement shall be treated as though it were executed and performed in Sarasota County, Florida, and shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of Florida (without regard to conflict of law principles). Any cause of action by you with respect to the Website must be instituted within one (1) year after the cause of action arose or be forever waived and barred. All actions shall be subject to the limitations set forth in above. The language in this Agreement shall be interpreted as to its fair meaning and not strictly for or against any party. Any rule of construction to the effect that ambiguities are to be resolved against the drafting party shall not apply in interpreting this Agreement. The headings in this Agreement are included for convenience only and shall neither affect the construction or interpretation of any provision of this Agreement nor affect any of the rights or obligations of the parties to this Agreement. Should any part of this Agreement be held invalid or unenforceable, that portion shall be construed as much as possibly consistent with applicable law and the remaining portions shall remain in full force and effect. To the extent that anything in or associated with the Website is in conflict or inconsistent with this Agreement, this Agreement shall take precedence. Our failure to enforce any provision of this Agreement shall not be deemed a waiver of such provision nor of the right to enforce such provision. Our rights under this Agreement shall survive any termination of this Agreement.
Any legal controversy or legal claim arising out of or relating to this Agreement or the Website (excluding legal action taken by us or you to collect or recover damages for, or obtain any injunction relating to, intellectual property ownership or infringement), shall be settled solely by confidential binding arbitration in accordance with the commercial arbitration rules of JAMS. Any such controversy or claim shall be arbitrated on an individual basis, and shall not be consolidated in any arbitration with any claim or controversy of any other party. The arbitration shall be conducted in Sarasota County, Florida. Each party shall bear one-half of the arbitration fees and costs incurred through JAMS, and each party shall bear its own attorneys’ fees.
State Practice And Advertising Restrictions/Disclaimers
All states and jurisdictions have statutes that make it unlawful for any person or group of persons to hold themselves out as attorneys unless admitted and licensed to practice as attorneys at law. Castro Potts Law Firm, PLLC practices only in jurisdictions or courts where an attorney in the firm is admitted, or have received special permission for the proper authority to practice on a specific matter in that jurisdiction. For specific information, please review the attorney’s biographical information on this website. In some jurisdictions this site may be considered advertising. Advertising disclaimers are required in several states when law firms or attorneys indicate practice limitations or areas of concentration.
Restrictions/Disclaimers and Website Information
The materials on this site are provided for informational purposes only, do not constitute legal advice, do not necessarily reflect the opinions of Castro Potts Law Firm, PLLC or any of its attorneys or clients, and are not guaranteed to be correct, complete, or up to date. This site is not intended to create an attorney-client relationship between you and Castro Potts Law Firm, PLLC, and you should not act or rely on any information in this site without seeking the advice of an attorney.
If you communicate with us through this site or otherwise in connection with a matter for which we do not represent you, your communication may not be treated as privileged or confidential. If you communicate with us by e-mail in connection with a matter for which we already represent you, please remember that internet e-mail is not secure and you should avoid sending sensitive or confidential internet e-mail messages unless they are adequately encrypted.
The hiring of a lawyer is an important decision that should not be based solely upon any single source of information, including advertising on this website. You may ask us to send you further information about us, and we urge you to review other sources of information about us.
This site contains links to other resources on the internet. Those links are provided to help you identify and locate other internet resources that may be of interest, and are not intended to state or imply that Castro Potts Law Firm, PLLC sponsors, is affiliated or associated with or is legally authorized to use any trade name, registered trademark, logo, legal or official seal, or copyrighted symbol that may be reflected, in the links.
To the extent any rules require us to designate a principal office and/or single attorney responsible for this site, Castro Potts Law Firm, PLLC designates its Florida office as its principal office and designates Sara Castro Potts as the attorney responsible for this site.
- What Information Do We Collect?
When you visit our website you may provide us with two types of information: personal information you knowingly choose to disclose that is collected on an individual basis and website use information collected on an aggregate basis as you and others browse our website.
- Personal Information You Choose to Provide
You may voluntarily provide us personally identifiable information. If you choose to correspond with us through email, we may retain the content of your email messages together with your email address and our responses. Similar to other commercial websites, our website utilizes a standard technology called “cookies” and Web server logs to collect information about how our website is used. Information gathered through cookies and Web server logs may include the date and time of visits, the pages viewed, time spent at our website, and the websites visited just before and just after our website. A cookie is a very small text document, which often includes an anonymous unique identifier. When you visit a website, that site’s computer asks your computer for permission to store this file in a part of your hard drive specifically designated for cookies. Each website can send its own cookie to your browser if your browser’s preferences allow it, but (to protect your privacy) your browser only permits a website to access the cookies it has already sent to you, not the cookies sent to you by other sites.As you use our website, the site uses its cookies to differentiate you from other users. Cookies, in conjunction with our Web server’s log files, allow us to calculate the aggregate number of people visiting our website and which parts of the site are most popular. This helps us gather feedback in order to constantly improve our website. Cookies do not allow us to gather any personal information about you and we do not generally store any personal information that you provided to us in your cookies.
- How Do We Use the Information That You Provide to Us?
Broadly speaking, we use personal information for purposes of enhancing or modifying our site, administering and expanding our business activities or responding to inquiries. Occasionally, we may also use the information we collect to notify you about important changes to our website or new developments. You may notify us at any time if you do not wish to receive these offers by emailing us at email@example.com.
- Sharing Information with Third Parties
We generally do not share information collected with third parties but reserve the right to do so.
- Security of Information Transmissions?
Email is not recognized as a secure medium of communication. You should not send private or confidential information to us by email or otherwise in connection with our site.
- Certain Disclosures
We may disclose your personal information if required to do so by law or subpoena or if we believe that such action is necessary to (a) conform to the law or comply with legal process served on us or parties affiliated with us; (b) protect and defend our rights and property, our Site, the users of our site, and/or our affiliated parties; and/or (c) act under circumstances to protect the safety of users of the site, us, or third parties.
- What About Other websites Linked to Our website?
- Questions and Updates
If you have any questions or suggestions about our privacy practices, or you wish to update or correct any personally identifiable information that you have chosen to provide us, please feel free to contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Your Consent