Terms of Use

Thank you for visiting the website of The Flint Law Firm. This website was created by The Flint Law Firm so that you could learn more about the legal services that we offer. This is for informational purposes only. None of the information at this website is intended to constitute, nor does it constitute, legal advice, and none of the information necessarily reflects the opinions of The Flint Law Firm, its attorneys or clients.

All references to ‘Firm’, ‘we’, ‘us’ and ‘our’ refer to The Flint Law Firm and its affiliated entities. All references to ‘websites’ include Firm websites that post a link to this Terms of Use, including this website and other Firm-owned websites which post these Terms of Use.

These Terms of Use are legally binding terms and conditions under which you may access and use the websites. As such, they should be read carefully. If you do not agree to abide by the Terms of Use please do not use or access the websites.

These Terms of Use govern your use of our websites, including both online and mobile versions of our websites. By using any one of our websites you accept and consent to the collection and use of your data in accordance with our Privacy Policy.

We reserve the right to terminate or limit your access to the websites for any violation of these Terms, or for any other reason, at our sole discretion.

Legal Notices and Disclaimers 

This website is not intended to create and does not create an attorney-client relationship between the user and The Flint Law Firm. An attorney-client relationship with us cannot be formed by reading the information at this website. The only way to become our client is through a mutual agreement in a formal letter. This website is not soliciting clients and does not propose any type of transaction. You should not act or rely on any information at this website without seeking the advice of an attorney. The determination of whether you need legal services and your choice of a lawyer are very important matters that should not be based on websites or advertisements.

If you are not a client pursuant to a written engagement letter please do not submit confidential or sensitive information. If you submit information to us via email or through one of our websites regarding a matter in which we do not represent you, you acknowledge that the information will not be considered confidential and consent to its sharing with other firms to determine whether or not we will agree to represent you. We cannot represent you until it has been determined that the representation will not create a conflict of interest. Accordingly, please do not send us any information regarding any matter or that may involve you or the matter until you and us have entered into a written engagement letter or other written agreement stating that we agree to represent you. You recognize that any information you submit and our review of that information will not preclude any lawyer in our Firm from representing a party directly adverse to you in any matter where that information is relevant. Even if that information is highly confidential and could be used against you and it was transmitted to us in a good faith effort to retain our services. We reserve the right to decline any representation and may be required to decline a representation should it create a conflict of interest with our other clients.

The information provided on the website is general in nature and should not be relied upon for a particular situation, legal, financial, medical, or otherwise. You should not rely on the information on the website and you should seek professional advice should you deem it appropriate. You should personally and directly consult with an attorney to understand what your legal rights are in a particular matter. If your question is medical in nature you should consult with the proper medical professional and any information on this website regarding your inquiry should be considered general advice and should not be relied upon. Advice about any financial or insurance matters should be obtained by a professional in one of these fields. Any information on this site regarding these matters should be considered general information and should not be relied upon.

The information is not guaranteed to be correct, complete, or current. We make no warranty, expressed or implied, about the accuracy or reliability of the information at this website or at any other website to which this site is linked.

None of the information at this website is intended to constitute, nor does it constitute, legal advice, and none of the information necessarily reflects the opinions of the Flint Law Firm, its attorneys or clients.

THIS SITE IS PROVIDED ON AN “AS IS”, “AS AVAILABLE” BASIS AND THE FLINT LAW FIRM EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES, INCLUDING THE WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, AND NONINFRINGEMENT.
THE FLINT LAW FIRM DISCLAIMS ALL RESPONSIBILITY FOR ANY LOSS, INJURY, CLAIM, LIABILITY, OR DAMAGE OF ANY KIND RESULTING FROM, ARISING OUT OF OR ANY WAY RELATED TO (A) ANY ERRORS IN OR OMISSIONS FROM THIS SITE AND ITS CONTENT, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO TECHNICAL INACCURACIES AND TYPOGRAPHICAL ERRORS, (B) ANY THIRD PARTY WEBSITES OR CONTENT THEREIN DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY ACCESSED THROUGH LINKS IN THIS SITE, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO ANY ERRORS IN OR OMISSIONS THEREFROM, (C) THE UNAVAILABILITY OF THIS SITE OR ANY PORTION THEREOF, (D) YOUR USE OF THIS SITE, OR (E) YOUR USE OF ANY EQUIPMENT OR SOFTWARE IN CONNECTION WITH THIS SITE.

Terms of Use may be modified by the Firm

The Flint Law Firm periodically changes, adds, or updates the material in this website without notice. The Flint Law Firm assumes no liability or responsibility for any errors or omissions in the contents of this website. Your use of this website is at your own risk. Under no circumstances shall The Flint Law Firm or any other party involved in the creation, production or delivery of this website be liable to you or any other person for any indirect, special, incidental, or consequential damages of any kind arising from your access to, or use of, this website.

Personal information submitted to the website

Any information that you send us in an email message might not be confidential or privileged. The Flint Law Firm makes an effort to protect personal information submitted by users of the website, including through the use of firewalls and other security measures on our servers. However, no server is 100 percent secure, and you should take this into account when submitting personal or confidential data about yourself on any website, including this one.

Additionally, while the website does not gather your name, email address or similar information about you without your knowledge or consent, the website does permit you to voluntarily submit data about yourself so that we can provide you with requested services. The information gathered will be incorporated into our mailing database and will not be sold to third parties for marketing purposes. At your request, we will remove your personal information from our files.

If you are interested in having us represent you, you should call us so we can determine whether the matter is one for which we are willing or able to accept professional responsibility. We will not make this determination by email communication.

The telephone numbers for our office are listed in this website. We reserve the right to decline any representation. We may be required to decline representation if it would create a conflict of interest with our other clients.

Third party Websites

This website may contain links to third party websites for the convenience of our users. These third party websites are not controlled or operated by the Firm and as such the Firm has no control over the content, operations, terms, or policies of these third party websites. The Firm does not endorse, approve, or sponsor any third party sites or content. In addition, the Firm is not responsible for the quality or delivery of any of the products or services offered, accessed, obtained, or advertised on any such third party website. If you use any links to websites not maintained by the Flint Law Firm, you do so at your own risk. The Flint Law Firm is not responsible for the contents or availability of any linked sites. These links are provided only as a convenience to the recipient.

Legal and Ethical Requirements

The Flint Law Firm has tried to comply with all legal and ethical requirements in creating this website. We do not want to represent clients based on their review of any portion of this website that does not comply with legal or ethical requirements.

To the extent that the professional responsibility rules of any jurisdiction require us to designate a principal office or an attorney responsible for this website, The Flint Law Firm designates its office The Flint Law Firm, 222 E. Park Street, Suite 500, P.O. Box 189, Edwardsville, IL 62025.

State Advertising Disclaimers

Alabama: No representation is made that the quality of the legal services to be performed is greater than the quality of legal services performed by other lawyers.

Colorado: Colorado does not certify attorneys as specialists in any field.

Florida: The hiring of a lawyer is an important decision that should not be based solely upon advertisements. Before you decide, ask us to send you free written information about our qualifications and experience. In the majority of our cases, you will not be charged fees or costs if there is no recovery in the lawsuit.

Iowa: The determination of the need for legal services and the choice of a lawyer are extremely important decisions and should not be based solely upon advertisements or self-proclaimed expertise. This disclosure is required by rule of the Supreme Court of Iowa.

NOTICE TO THE PUBLIC: Memberships and offices in legal fraternities and legal societies, technical and professional licenses, and memberships in scientific, technical and professional associations and societies of law or field of practice do not mean that a lawyer is a specialist or expert in a field of law, nor do they mean that such a lawyer is necessarily any more expert or competent than any other lawyer. All potential clients are urged to make their own independent investigation and evaluation of any lawyer being considered. This notice is required by rule of the Supreme Court of Iowa.

Kentucky and Oregon: THIS IS AN ADVERTISEMENT.

Mississippi: The Mississippi Supreme Court advises that a decision on legal services is important and should not be based solely on advertisements.

Missouri: Neither the Supreme Court of Missouri nor the Missouri Bar reviews or approves certifying organizations or specialist designations.

Nevada: The State Bar of Nevada does not certify any lawyer as a specialist or expert.

New Mexico: LAWYER ADVERTISEMENT.

Tennessee: None of the attorneys in this firm are certified as a Civil Trial, Criminal Trial, Business Bankruptcy, Consumer Bankruptcy, Creditor’s Rights, Medical Malpractice, Legal Malpractice, Accounting Malpractice, Estate Planning or Elder Law specialist by the Tennessee Commission on Continuing Legal Education and Specialization. Certification as a specialist in all other listed areas is not currently available in Tennessee.

Texas: Unless otherwise stated, our attorneys claiming certification in an area of law are not certified by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization.

Wyoming: The Wyoming State Bar does not certify any lawyer as a specialist or expert. Anyone considering a lawyer should independently investigate the lawyer’s credentials and ability, and not rely upon advertisements or self-proclaimed expertise.

Lawyer’s Listings

The information in the directory of lawyers is provided by the listees. The Flint Law Firm does not warrant the validity of the information, nor does it guarantee the quality of the work product.

The determination of the need for legal services and the choice of a lawyer are extremely important decisions and should not be based solely upon advertisements or self-proclaimed expertise. The Flint Law Firm does not review the contents of the listings, which are provided by the listees or any links; The Flint Law Firm is not responsible for any material or information contained in the linked sites or provided by listees.

A description or indication of limitation of practice by a lawyer does not mean that any agency or board has certified such lawyer as a specialist or expert in any indicated field of law practice, nor does it mean that such lawyer is necessarily any more expert or competent than any other lawyer in that field of law.

All potential clients are urged to make their own independent investigation and evaluation of any lawyer being considered.

Ownership, License & Restrictions on Use

As between The Flint Law Firm and you, all right, title and interest (including all copyrights, trademarks and other intellectual property rights) in this website belongs to the Firm, its licensors, or listees. In addition, the names, images, pictures, logos and icons identifying The Flint Law Firm products and services in many countries are proprietary marks of The Flint Law Firm and/or its subsidiaries or affiliates. Except as expressly provided below, nothing contained herein shall be construed as conferring any license or right, by implication, estoppel or otherwise, under copyright or other intellectual property rights.

You are hereby granted a nonexclusive, nontransferable, limited license to view and use information retrieved from this website provided solely for your personal, informational, non-commercial purposes, and provided you do not remove or obscure the copyright notice or other notices. Except as expressly provided above, no part of this website, including but not limited to materials retrieved there from and the underlying code, may be reproduced, republished, copied, transmitted, or distributed in any form or by any means. In no event shall materials from this website be stored in any information storage and retrieval system without prior written permission from The Flint Law Firm.

Use, duplication, or disclosure by or for the United States Government is subject to the restrictions set forth in DFARS 252.227-7013 (c)1)(ii) and FAR 52.227-19.

Limitation of Liability

A covered party (as defined below) shall not be liable for any direct, indirect, incidental, special, or consequential damages of any kind whatsoever (including, without limitation, attorneys’ fees and lost profits or savings) in any way due to, resulting from, or arising in connection with this site, including its content, regardless of any negligence of any covered party. “Covered party” means The Flint Law Firm, its affiliates, its listees, and any officer, director, employee, subcontractor, agent, successor, or assign of The Flint Law Firm, its affiliates, and its listees.

Governing Laws in Case of Dispute; Jurisdiction

These Terms of Use shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the state of Illinois, USA, as they apply to agreements made and solely performed therein. Disputes arising hereunder shall be exclusively subject to the jurisdiction of the federal courts of the United States of America and/or the state courts of Illinois and jurisdiction therefore shall rest solely in Illinois, USA.

Entire Agreement; Severability

These Terms of Use incorporate by reference any notices contained on this Site and constitute the entire agreement with respect to your access to and use of this Site. If any provision of these Terms and Conditions is unlawful, void or unenforceable, then that provision shall be deemed severable from the remaining provisions and shall not affect their validity and enforceability.

Material available in The Flint Law Firm website is protected by copyright law. Copyright © 2017

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