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WEBSITE PURPOSE AND LIMITATIONS OF USE

This website and all contents, text, images, data, information and other materials ("Content") contained on this Website, Buchman Provine Brothers Smith LLP ("BPBSLLP") website are for general informational purposes only and are not intended to constitute legal advice or legal services. Neither viewing this website, nor the transmission or receipt of materials in connection with this website, shall create any attorney-client, confidential or fiduciary relationship between BPBSLLP and you, or between BPBSLLP and any entity which you represent (in each case, "User"). Prior results described herein or on any linked Content do not guarantee a similar outcome.

This website and Content have been prepared by BPBSLLP and its attorneys for informational purposes only and are not legal advice. BPBSLLP does not desire by or through this website to provide legal representation or counseling to any person in any jurisdiction to the extent this website does not comply with applicable laws or professional conduct requirements in such jurisdiction. Engagement of an attorney is an important decision that should not be based solely upon advertisements and will be subject to the professional rules and ethical considerations of the applicable states and jurisdictions. No User should act or refrain from action on the basis of any Content included in this website without seeking appropriate legal or other professional advice with respect to the particular facts and circumstances at issue from an attorney licensed in the User's jurisdiction, or under circumstances where such advice may be provided in compliance with applicable laws or professional conduct requirements in such jurisdiction. User shall not send confidential information to BPBSLLP until User communicates with one of BPBSLLP's attorneys and receives authorization to send such information to BPBSLLP or an BPBSLLP attorney. Providing information to BPBSLLP (via e-mail links on this website or otherwise) will not create an attorney-client relationship in the absence of an express agreement by BPBSLLP to create such a relationship and will not prevent BPBSLLP from representing someone else in connection with the matter in question or a related matter.

This website constitutes a "communication" as defined in Rule 1-400(A) of the California Rules of Professional Conduct in that it is a message made by and on behalf of attorneys at BPBSLLP who are members of the State Bar of California concerning the availability for professional employment of those members and their law firm. Additionally, pursuant to the applicable rules of professional or ethical conduct in other states or jurisdictions, this website may constitute advertising. Some of the Content may constitute advertising under applicable rules of certain jurisdictions. BPBSLLP does not wish to represent anyone desiring representation based on viewing this website in a jurisdiction where this website fails to comply with all laws and ethical rules in that jurisdiction. BPBSLLP's attorneys tend to limit their practice to certain areas of the law. Except where specifically noted, none is certified by a jurisdiction in which he or she practices as a specialist in any area of practice.

INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY MATTERS

All Content of this website is the property of the BPBSLLP, or other designated party, and BPBSLLP reserves all trademark, copyright and other proprietary rights therein. User may view this website and download and print copies of the Content for individual use only and only in accordance with the intended purposes of this website, so long as such use is consistent with these Disclaimers and User complies with these Terms and Conditions and applicable laws. Any other copying, distribution, retransmision, or modification of Content without the express prior written permission of the BPBSLLP is strictly prohibited. No person may otherwise link to, frame, reproduce, sell, publish, distribute, modify, display or use this website or the Content without the prior written permission of BPBSLLP. User agrees not to infringe upon, dilute or remove or modify any trademark, copyright or other proprietary notice appearing on any Content of this website.

DISCLAIMERS, LIMITATIONS OF LIABILITIES AND REMEDIES

THIS WEBSITE, ITS CONTENT AND ITS LINKS ARE PROVIDED ON AN "AS IS" BASIS AND ARE TO BE VIEWED AND/OR USED ONLY AT THE SOLE RISK OF USER, TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW. BPBSLLP DOES NOT WARRANT THE ACCURACY OF ANY INFORMATION ON THIS WEBSITE. BPBSLLP DOES NOT ENDORSE ANY PRODUCT, SERVICE OR PERSON IDENTIFIED ON THIS WEBSITE OR THE SECURITY (OR FREEDOM FROM ANY "VIRUS") OF USER'S IDENTITY, INFORMATION, OR USER'S COMPUTER SYSTEM IN CONNECTION WITH USER'S ACCESS TO OR USE OF THIS WEBSITE, CONTENT AND/OR LINKS. BPBSLLP DISCLAIMS, TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, ALL WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, OF ANY KIND, REGARDING THIS WEBSITE (INCLUDING ITS CONTENT, HARDWARE, SOFTWARE AND LINKS), INCLUDING AS TO FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, MERCHANTABILITY, TITLE, NON-INFRINGEMENT, RESULTS, ACCURACY, COMPLETENESS, ACCESSIBILITY, COMPATIBILITY, SECURITY AND FREEDOM FROM COMPUTER VIRUS.

USER AGREES THAT SBLLP WILL NOT BE LIABLE (AND USER SHALL NOT ASSERT ANY CLAIM AGAINST BPBSLLP OR AN BPBSLLP ATTORNEY/EMPLOYEE) FOR ANY DAMAGES OR LOSSES, INCLUDING DIRECT, INDIRECT, CONSEQUENTIAL, SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES AND LOST PROFITS, IN CONNECTION WITH USE OF THE INTERNET, THIS WEBSITE, ITS CONTENT OR ITS LINKS, HOWEVER CAUSED, WHETHER IN CONTRACT, TORT, NEGLIGENCE, STRICT LIABILITY OR OTHERWISE, EVEN IF BPBSLLP (OR AN BPBSLLP ATTORNEY/EMPLOYEE) HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGE.

APPLICABLE LAW AND FORUM

This website, these Disclaimers and Terms and Conditions, and any dispute arising in connection therewith shall be governed exclusively by and construed in accordance with the internal substantive laws of California, without regard to its conflicts of law principles. The state and federal courts located in Contra Costa County, California shall have exclusive jurisdiction to adjudicate any lawsuit or claim filed by User arising in connection with this website or these Disclaimers, Terms and Conditions and any legal proceedings brought by User shall be initiated exclusively in such courts, to the fullest extent permitted by law, and no later than one (1) year after the cause of action arises. User hereby submits to the personal jurisdiction of the state and federal courts of California.

SEVERABILITY

If any provision of these Disclaimers or Terms and Conditions is held to be invalid or unenforceable, such invalidity or unenforceability will be limited to the maximum extent permissible, and the other provisions shall remain in full force and effect. 

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