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Terms and Conditions of Use and General Information

Use of www.forrestfirm.com (this “Website”) is subject to the terms and conditions (“Terms”) set forth below. Access to this Website is an acknowledgement that these Terms, as amended from time to time, have been read and accepted.

General

Forrest Firm, P.C. is qualified in North Carolina and maintaining offices throughout the state. The Firm’s lawyers are subject to the rules of the regulatory bodies to which they are admitted and are admitted to practice in the jurisdictions listed on their individual profiles. See a link to our People for more information about the attorneys.

Location of Website Host

The host server for this Website is located in the United States of America.

General Information Available on this Website

Any materials available on this Website are solely for general information purposes only and should not be construed or relied upon as legal advice, legal opinion or any other advice on any specific facts or circumstances. You agree that Forrest Firm is not engaged in rendering legal services or advice by providing the information and materials on this Website, and that your use of the Website does not create any attorney-client relationship between you and Forrest Firm. Forrest Firm assumes no responsibility for any consequence relating directly or indirectly to any action or inaction you take based on the information or material on this Website. Readers should not act or refrain from acting upon any information available on this Website without seeking professional advice.  While Forrest Firm takes reasonable measures to keep the information on this Website accurate, complete and up to date, Forrest Firm will not be responsible for any damage or loss related to the inaccuracy, incompleteness or lack of timeliness of the information.

No Lawyer-Client Relationship

No attorney-client relationship is formed in connection with use of this Website or transmission of information and receipt of any information does not constitute an attorney-client relationship. Communications will not be treated as confidential.  More specifically, this Website is not intended to be an offer to represent any person. Your use of the Internet and/or any link available on this Website (e.g. link to a particular attorney) does not give rise to a lawyer-client relationship. Please do not consider there to be any lawyer-client relationship between you and the Firm or any of its lawyers unless or until: (i) you have specifically contacted us with the intent to retain us; (ii) we have had an opportunity to check and clear any conflicts of interests that may exist; and (iii) you have received an engagement letter from us.

No Assurances

The information on this Website is subject to change without notice. Although we try to keep our Website current and accurate, you should not rely on this information or its applicability to any specific circumstances without first seeking professional advice. The information on this Website should in no way be taken as an indication of future developments or results. Forrest Firm makes no warranties, representations, or claims of any kind concerning the information available from, or the operation of, this Website. Forrest Firm and contributing authors expressly disclaim all liability to any person in respect of the consequences of anything done or omitted to be done wholly or partly in reliance upon the use or contents of this Website.

Restrictions on Use of Materials

All materials contained on this Website, and all intellectual property rights thereto, including copyrights, trademarks, service marks, trade names and trade dress, are owned by Forrest Firm or its affiliates. You agree not to copy, reproduce, republish, transmit, modify or distribute any of the materials contained on the Site, except for your personal, noncommercial use, absent the prior written approval of Forrest Firm.

Malicious Code

The Firm has procedures in place to verify whether the operation of this Website, including submission of any contact information or materials posted, might contain malicious code.  We cannot, however, provide any guarantees that such operation is free of malicious code and we do not accept any responsibility for any damage or loss caused by any such code.

Third Party Information and Links to Other Entities

This Website may provide links to a variety of other Internet resources and may provide access to third-party information which are beyond the control of Forrest Firm. More specifically, Forrest Firm is not responsible for any third party content, products or services that may be accessed through the Website and the availability of links on this Website to such third party content, products or services should not be construed as referrals to, or endorsements of, the linked entities or the content, products or services that they make available. Without our prior written consent, you may not link material on this Website with another website, or associate or frame material on this Website with another webpage or materials of any other entity. You acknowledge and agree that your linking to other sites, your use of such sites, and your use of any information, material, products and services offered by such sites, are solely at your own risk.

Disclaimer

The materials provided on this Website are provided “as is” and without warranty of any kind, express or implied. Forrest Firm disclaims all express and implied warranties with regard to the information and materials contained on this Website, including without limitation implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose and non-infringement.

Contacting Forrest Firm

Persons contacting Forrest Firm through the Internet e-mail facility provided through this Website should not send confidential, privileged or sensitive information. If you have a specific legal question, please provide details in the e-mail of how we can contact you and the general nature of your inquiry, without providing any confidential specifics. We will then endeavor to pass on your e-mail enquiry to one of our qualified lawyers. If the matter is very time-sensitive, please telephone a lawyer at any of our offices. Your use of the Internet e-mail facility on this Website does not give rise to a lawyer-client relationship. We will endeavor to respond to any question submitted through the Website’s e-mail facility but accept no liability for failure to do so.

Privacy

We recognize that privacy and data security are important issues, and so have taken steps to safeguard the information that you may provide to us through this Website. Please click here to view our Privacy Policy.

Limitation of Liability

In no event shall Forrest Firm or its officers, employees, agents, partners, affiliates, or contributors to this Website be liable for any loss or injury, or any damages, whether direct, special, indirect, punitive, incidental, exemplary, consequential, or otherwise, whether based on breach of contract, tort (including negligence), product liability or otherwise, resulting from your access or use of this Website. You hereby waive any and all such claims against Forrest Firm, its partners, affiliates and contributors. You agree that the limitations set forth above are fundamental elements of this agreement, and that the site and its materials would not be provided to you absent such limitations. Some state statutes may restrict this limitation of liability.

IRS Circular 230 Disclosure

To ensure compliance with certain IRS requirements, we inform you that any tax advice contained on this Website is not intended or written to be used, and cannot be used, for the purpose of (i) avoiding penalties under the Internal Revenue Code or (ii) promoting, marketing, or recommending to another party any transaction or matter addressed on this website.

Indemnification

You agree that you will not use this Website for any unlawful purpose or for any purpose prohibited by these Terms. You agree to indemnify, defend and hold harmless Forrest Firm, its partners and contributors from any liability, loss, claim and expense (including attorneys’ reasonable fees) related to your violation of these Terms.

Governing Law

These Terms of Use shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of North Carolina, without giving effect to any principles of conflicts of law. Any dispute between you and Forrest Firm regarding the content or use of the Site shall be resolved by arbitration under the Commercial Rules of the American Arbitration Association, with hearings held in the English language in Raleigh, NC, US, and shall not be joined with any dispute that any other person or entity may have with Forrest Firm.

Miscellaneous

If any of these Terms is or becomes illegal, invalid or unenforceable in any jurisdiction, that shall not affect: (a) the legality, validity or enforceability in that jurisdiction of any other Term or (b) the legality, validity or enforceability in other jurisdictions of that Term or any other Term.

We reserve the right to vary or amend these terms and conditions from time to time. Any changes shall take effect upon posting to this Website.

Photographs and other graphics may be for dramatization purposes only and may include models. Likenesses do not necessarily imply current client, partnership or employee status.

Forrest Firm’s failure to insist upon strict enforcement of any provision of this agreement shall not be construed as a waiver of any provision or right.