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Legal Disclaimer

This is the legal and privacy policy of Hamburg, Karic, Edwards & Martin LLC (“the Firm”). Unless otherwise indicated, the Firm’s attorneys are Not Certified as specialists by any State, Bar Association or governing body in the areas of practice listed on their biographies.

No Attorney-Client Relationship

In no circumstance does this Website, directly or indirectly (including by way of any correspondence by any means to or from the Firm) establish or intend to establish an Attorney-Client relationship between you and the Firm. While the Firm is available for consultation regarding legal matters, the act of sending electronic mail or messages to this law firm or submitting an Online Contact Form submission does not create an Attorney-Client relationship with the Firm.

The Firm is under no obligation to respond to your messages, and if a response is given, it is done solely as a courtesy. No legal advice will be given over the Internet, by telephone, fax, or otherwise before an Attorney-Client relationship is established. The Attorney-Client privilege will not protect your message, as you do not have an Attorney-Client relationship with the Firm solely as a result of your initial inquiry.

The only way to establish an Attorney-Client relationship with this office is to sign a written Engagement Agreement, which the Firm will prepare and provide to you. That Agreement describes the matter upon which you will have initially engaged the Firm to provide legal services and advice. You will be charged for professional services and advice pursuant to the Engagement Agreement.

No Privilege or Confidentiality in the Transmission of Information

Electronic mail or other communications through this website or otherwise to the Firm or any of its lawyers in connection with a matter for which the Firm is not already engaged as your counsel may not be treated as privileged or confidential.

If you choose to contact us through this website, you should be aware that any information transmitted electronically may not be secure.

No Legal Warranty

The content of this website contains general information and may not reflect current legal developments. Such content is designed only to give general information on the developments actually covered. It is not intended to be a comprehensive summary of recent developments in the law, treat exhaustively the subjects covered, provide legal advice or render a legal opinion. Since the law is constantly changing and since the law will vary based on different facts and circumstances, statements on this website regarding the status of a given law or legal issue may not be current or applicable to your particular situation. You should not take any action based on the information in this website.

Bar Membership

Although this website may be viewed from any of the 50 United States of America and territories, as well as any country, the Firm practices almost exclusively in the State of California. Unless expressly stated in their biographical statements, lawyers identified in the website are not authorized to practice law in any state other than California.

Links

This website occasionally contains links to other web pages; however, the inclusion of such links does not constitute referrals or endorsements of the linked entities. Links to organizations and governmental agencies are provided as a convenience to our readers. The Firm does not endorse and is not responsible for any third-party content that may be accessed from its website and does not recommend or endorse the use of any third-party’s services. The links are to be accessed at the user’s own risk, and the authors of this website make no representations or warranties about the content of these links.

Liability

The Firm assumes no responsibility for computer viruses resulting from use of our website. In no circumstance, including, but not limited to, negligence, shall the Firm be liable for any special or consequential damages that result from the use of, or the inability to use, the materials in this website, even if the Firm has been advised of the possibility of such damages.

Indemnification

You agree to indemnify, defend and hold harmless the Firm and its members, managers, officers, employees, agents and the assigns of same, from and against any and all loss, costs, expenses (including reasonable attorneys’ fees and expenses), claims, damages and liabilities related to or associated with your use of the website and any violation of these Terms and Conditions by you.

Jurisdiction

By accessing this website, you agree that any disputes or matters arising out of or related to your viewing or using this website shall be governed under the laws of the State of California without regard to the laws concerning conflict of laws.  Jurisdiction and venue in connection with any dispute arising from this website shall be in the State of California, County of Los Angeles.

If the bar rules in your jurisdiction require us to identify an attorney and office responsible for this website, the firm designates Steven S. Karic, Esq., as the responsible attorney and our office in Los Angeles, California.

Changes

The Firm may change these policies at any time without written notice. The changes will become effective upon posting of the changes to the website.

Last Update

These Terms and Conditions were last updated in November 2019.