Terms And Conditions
Your usage of www.lapinlawoffices.com or www.stopbadcollectors.com (“the Site”, “Us” or “We”) constitutes your acceptance of the Terms and Conditions as hereinafter set forth . If you do not agree, you must immediately leave this Site. It is your responsibility to review this page for possible modifications. We have the right, in our own discretion, to modify, add, or remove anything contained within this page or Site without giving individual notice to you or by posting the changes on this page. These Terms and Conditions constitute the entire Terms and Conditions between You and Us and governs your use of this Site.
The content of Site is for informational purposes only and is not intended as legal advice. Hiring an attorney is an important decision that should not be based upon advertisements, websites or other similar type material. YOU SHOULD NOT ACT OR RELY ON THE BASIS OF ANY INFORMATION CONTAINED WITHIN THIS SITE WITHOUT SEEKING THE ADVICE OF AN ATTORNEY.
Viewing this Site and/or the submission of your information regarding a potential case does not create an attorney-client relationship. Do not send any confidential information to us until an attorney-client relationship has been established.
The attorneys of LAPIN LAW OFFICES are licensed to practice only in Nebraska state and federal courts unless otherwise noted. The information contained within this Site is intended, but not guaranteed, to reflect current Nebraska law. We do not, represent, promise, guarantee or warrant in any way that the information contained within this Site is complete, accurate or up-to-date.
This Site is provided “as is.” The Site expressly disclaims all warranties, including the warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, title, non-infringement, or any other express or implied warranty. We disclaim any and all responsibility for any loss, claim, injury, liability or damage of any kind or nature, resulting from, arising out of or in any way related to your viewing of this Site, the information contained within this Site, or any product or service, including, but not limited to: (1) errors, omissions, technical inaccuracies or typographical errors; (2) any hyperlinked website; (3) the availability of this Site; (4) your usage or viewing of this Site; or (5) your use of any software or equipment in connection with this Site.
To the extent required by state law, this website may be considered an ADVERTISEMENT OF LEGAL SERVICES and users are notified of this fact.
This Site may contain “hyperlinks” to other websites (“third party websites”). Unless otherwise noted, these third party websites are not owned or controlled by Us. We are not responsible for any content, make no representations nor endorse these third party websites, their services or products. Any third party websites, unless otherwise noted, is not sponsored by Us, we are not affiliated with, or are legally authorized to use any registered trademark, trademark, logo, legal or official seal, or copyrighted material contained within any. Hyperlinks are provided merely as a convenience to you. Any use of third party websites are also subject to the terms, conditions, privacy policies and/or disclaimers contained within those websites.
Limitation of Liability
You expressly agree that we shall not be liable for any direct, indirect, incidental, special, consequential, exemplary damages or the costs of procuring substitute goods or services obtaining, even if We have been advised of the possibility of such damages, resulting from: (1) the use of this Site or any service related to the Site; (2) the inability to use the Site or any service related to the Site; (3) any messages or other communications sent or received; (4) unauthorized access to or alterations of the Site, its services, any communications from us, you or any other third party; (5) transmissions errors or invalid destinations; (6) statements or conduct of any third party on the Site; (7) your failure to receive any service by us or any other third party regarding your use of this Site or any of its services; (8) any other matter relating to this Site.
Statutes of Limitations
You should be advised that there are statute of limitations for different types of claims or cases. You should speak to an attorney to determine what statute of limitation applies to your claim or case.
We respect your privacy and security. We make every attempt to protect any communications you make to us or through our services. However, we make no guarantees or warranties as to the privacy of your use of this Site or any of its services. We only disclose any personally identifiable information about you in accordance with these Terms and Conditions, or when we have a good-faith belief that such action is necessary to comply with an applicable laws, court order, a pending judicial proceeding, or to protect our rights or property. We may also provide aggregate statistical information to other parties to describe our services to prospective partners, advertisers, and other third parties, and for other lawful purposes. We will not, however, disclose any personally identifiable information about you in this circumstance. You acknowledge that whenever you voluntarily disclose personal information online this information cannot be made one hundred percent (100%) secure and could be intercepted, collected and used by others. However, we work hard to protect your information at all times.
We collect personal information about you in three principal ways: (1) information you provide us through this website; (2) information that is automatically generated when you use our website; and (3) information we obtain from third parties.
With regard to information you provide it would include anything you type or enter into the Site or any of its services. This would include information you enter into the Contact Us section. In addition, when you voluntarily register with Us to receive electronic newsletters, use community and communication services, answer surveys and other promotional opportunities.
We automatically collect certain information when you view the site. When you view the site, “Cookies,” that is automatically, generated electronic identifiers, are transmitted to the Site. In addition, we may obtain the following, although this list is not exclusive: your Internet Protocol (IP) address, information regarding your computer and your connection to our site, user history relating in any way to this Site, the length of time you spend on specific pages within this Site. An IP address is a number that is automatically assigned to your computer whenever you use the internet. The computers, which deliver this Site to you, automatically identify your computer by its IP address. When you request a page from our Site, our servers log your IP address.
We may collect information about you from third parties. This may include updated contact information. We also may inquire as to search terms and search result information from your internet searches.
We are concerned about the safety of children when they use the internet. We understand that children may not understand all the provisions of these Terms and Conditions or make informed decisions about the choices that are made available to adult users of this Site.. This Site is not intended or directed to children under the age of sixteen (16) years old, and we will never request personally identifiable information from anyone whom we know to be under the age of 16 without verifiable parental consent. If we become aware that a user of this Site is 16 or older or who has not provided us with prior verifiable parental consent, we will remove his or her personally identifiable registration information from our files.
Sharing Information Collected Online with Third Parties, Service Providers, Consultants and Affiliates
We may share personal information gathered online with our service providers and consultants and may also divulge personal information if such action is required as set forth above or if we or any of our service providers or consultants believes that usage of this Site has been used to commit unlawful acts or acts that may endanger the health or safety of another user or of the general public.
Email and Electronic Newsletters
We may offer electronic newsletters and emails to those who have provided their email address. You will only receive a newsletter or email if you agree during registration or directly from our newsletter sign-up form to receive these items. Unsubscribe instructions are included in each electronic newsletter and email. If you prefer not to receive emails or electronic please let us know by clicking on the unsubscribe link within any message you receive from us.
Any dispute arising out of or in any way related to this Site or these Terms or Conditions, may only be brought in Lancaster County, Nebraska.
We reserve the right, at any time, to modify, alter or discontinue, either temporarily or permanently, any part of this Site or the Site itself without giving individual notice to you. In the event of any of these occurrences, any information you submitted may be lost. We do not represent that the Site will be error free, free of viruses or worms or any other damaging component.
Use of the Site and Submissions
By using or viewing this Site you signify your acceptance of these Terms and Conditions. If you do not agree, do not use or view this Site. By making any submission to this Site, you agree to provide true, accurate, current and complete information in which you are entitled to submit, disclose or otherwise transmit. You agree to keep a permanent record of any information provided to us. You agree that we have no responsibility or liability for the deletion or failure to store any information submitted to us by you. We are not obligated to contact you with regard to any submission you make on our Site or any of its service. You should be advised that there are statute of limitations on different types of cases and you should protect yourself against the running of a statute of limitations. By merely accepting your submission, we are not offering any advice on your case or claim. By your mere use of the Site or its services, you are soliciting and requesting contact by us by telephone, email or in writing notwithstanding the listing or your telephone number and/or email address in any applicable do-not-call or do-not-send registries. By submitting any information on this Site or its services, you expressly waive any conflicts of interests with past or present clients of LAPIN LAW OFFICES or any of its attorneys. However, in the case of a conflict, your information would not be shared with any other party or entity and we would not agree to represent you or forge any attorney-client relationship. No transmission of data over the internet is guaranteed to be completely secure. It may be possible for third parties not under our control to intercept or access transmissions or private communications unlawfully. While we strive to protect your privacy, neither We nor any of our service providers can ensure or warrant the security of any information you transmit to us. Any such transmission is done at your own risk.
Proprietary and Confidential Information
This Site and any necessary software used in connection with this Site may contain proprietary and confidential information protected by applicable law. Except for the limited license, set forth below, nothing contained within this Site grants or could be construed to grant any license or rights to this Site, its contents or its use. All rights, titles, interests, copyrights, trademarks, service marks, patents or other intellectual property rights, in this Site, its contents or use, belong to us or our licensors.
Nothing contained within this Site may be copied, printed, photographed, reproduced or made available to any other readable form, without our prior written consent, except as set forth by the limited license granted.
You are granted a revocable, non-exclusive, nontransferable license to: access the use this Site strictly in accordance with the terms contained within this page; to utilize the site for personal, noncommercial purposes; and print parts of the Site for personal, noncommercial purposes provided you maintain all of our intellectual property rights. Any information downloaded from this Site is done at your own risk and we are not liable for any damage to your computer, network or date that results from any such download.
By viewing, printing, submitting any information or otherwise using this Site you also agree to the following:
- You may not submit or otherwise make available any information that is false or that you do not have the right to disclose.
- You may not abuse, threaten, harass or invade the rights of any other person or entity.
- You may not infringe on our or any other person’s or entity’s intellectual property rights, copyrights or trademarks.
- You may not misidentify yourself, impersonate any other person or entity, falsely state or misrepresent your relationship with any other person or entity.
- You may not, unless you have our prior written consent, post advertisements or promotional materials on this Site.
- You may not, unless you have our prior written consent, reproduce, duplicate, copy, sell, resell or exploit any portion of this Site, the use of this Site, or access the Site, for any commercial purpose.
- You may not use any type of computer device or software, including but not limited to, worms or viruses, that may or are intended to disrupt, overload or otherwise impair the function of any part of this Site.
- You may not collect personal data about any other user of this Site.
- You may not harm a minor by any use of this Site.
- You may not violate any applicable local, state, national or international law or regulation.
- You may not create compilations or derivative works of this Site or any material or content within this Site.
- You may not remove, disable or otherwise alter or disable the functionality or appearance of this Site. However, it is understood that different internet browsers may alter the appearance of the site. The use of a browser that may alter the appearance of the site to you only is not a violation of this Terms and Conditions.
- You may not harvest any information from this Site.
- You may not use this Site in any manner that violates any state or federal law that regulates commercial websites, email, facsimiles or telephone solicitations.
You agree to indemnify and hold us, any licensor, subsidiary, affiliate, third party contractors, harmless from all damages, costs, liabilities or any other claim or demand made by any party, including reasonable attorney fees, due to any submission you make on the Site, any connection you have with the Site, your use of the Site or your violation of the rights of any other person or entity.
Circular 230 Notice
The following statement is provided pursuant to U.S. Treasury Department Regulations: Any U.S. tax advice contained in this communication (including any attachments) is not intended or written to be used, and cannot be used, for the purpose of avoiding penalties under the Internal Revenue Code, nor should such advice be used or referred to in the promoting, marketing or recommending of any entity, investment plan or arrangement.
We claim a copyright on all proprietary and copyrightable text, graphics and computer code on our website, the overall design of our website, and the selection, arrangement and presentation of all materials on our website, including information in the public domain.
Areas of Practice
A description of an area of practice does not mean that any entity has certified any attorney associated with LAPIN LAW OFFICES as a specialist or expert in an indicated field of law practice, nor does it mean that such lawyer is necessarily any more expert or competent than any other lawyer. Such reference also does not mean that such attorney has completed any particular amount of continuing legal education or practice time in the particular area of practice. All potential clients are urged to make their own, independent investigation and evaluation of any lawyer being considered.
Our failure to exercise or enforce any of our rights provided by these Terms and Conditions, state or federal law shall not constitute a waiver of such rights. If any provision of these Terms and Conditions is held to be invalid or contrary to law, you and us nevertheless agree that a court or other governing body should attempt to give effect to the parties’ intentions as reflected in that provision. In addition, if a provision is held to be invalid or contrary to law, the remaining provisions of these Terms and Conditions shall remain in full force and effect.
Administrative and Construction Provisions
The headings used herein are intended solely for use as reference.
Unless otherwise provided or whenever required by context:
- Words and phrases shall be construed and understood according to the common and approved usage of the language; but technical words and phrases and such others as may have acquired a peculiar and appropriate meaning shall be construed and understood according to such peculiar and appropriate meaning.
- The singular shall include the plural and the plural the singular. Plural words may extend and be applied to one person or thing as well as to several persons or things.
- One gender shall include all genders and all genders one gender.
- “Person” shall mean an individual, corporation, business trust, estate, partnership, limited liability company, association, joint venture, government, governmental subdivision or agency, or other legal or commercial entity.
- The present tense of any verb includes the future, when applicable.
- When the word “may” appears, permissive or discretionary action is presumed.
- When the word “shall” appears, mandatory action is presumed.
- The use of different font sizes, capitalization, bolding, underlining or other similar items are solely used as reference and shall not be used in construing any provision contained herein.