Terms of Service
Throughout the site, the terms “we”, “us” and “our” refer to Sch And Associates.
We offer this website, including all information, tools and services available from this site to you, the user, conditioned upon your acceptance of all terms, conditions, policies and notices stated here.
By visiting our site, accessing any links on our website, and/ or submitting information through our website, you engage in our “Service” and agree to be bound by the following terms and conditions (“Terms of Service”, “Terms”), including those additional terms and conditions and policies referenced herein and/or available by hyperlink. These Terms of Service apply to all users of the site, including without limitation users who are potential clients, browsers, vendors, merchants, and/ or contributors of content.
Please read these Terms of Service carefully before accessing or using our website. By accessing or using any part of the site, you agree to be bound by these Terms of Service. If you do not agree to all the terms and conditions of this agreement, then you may not access the website or use any services. If these Terms of Service are considered an offer, acceptance is expressly limited to these Terms of Service.
Any new features which are added to the current website shall also be subject to the Terms of Service. You can review the most current version of the Terms of Service at any time on this page. We reserve the right to update, change or replace any part of these Terms of Service by posting updates and/or changes to our website. It is your responsibility to check this page periodically for changes. Your continued use of or access to the website following the posting of any changes constitutes acceptance of those changes.SECTION 1 – GENERAL TERMS
By agreeing to these Terms of Service, you represent that you are at least the age of majority in your state or province of residence, or that you are the age of majority in your state or province of residence and you have given us your consent to allow any of your minor dependents to use this site.
You may not use our services for any illegal or unauthorized purpose nor may you, in the use of the Service, violate any laws in your jurisdiction (including but not limited to copyright laws).
You must not transmit any worms or viruses or any code of a destructive nature.
A breach or violation of any of the Terms will result in an immediate termination of your Services.SECTION 2 – CALIFORNIA RULES OF PROFESSIONAL CONDUCT
This web site is a communication providing public information about our firm’s availability for professional employment. This web site constitutes attorney advertising.SECTION 3 – NO ATTORNEY-CLIENT RELATIONSHIP
Simply by using this website, you do not enter into an attorney-client relationship with our firm or any of our attorneys. Submitting information about a potential case via chat, email, or the contact form on the website also does not create any sort of attorney-client relationship.
As we are not your attorneys until officially retained by you via a fee agreement, no information you transmit to us is subject to any confidentiality or privilege.
Requesting a consultation with our firm or one of our attorneys, or having a consultation with one of our attorneys, does make you a client of our firm.
Unsolicited emails or chat messages you send us are not legally binding in any way.SECTION 4 – NO LEGAL ADVICE
Any and all content contained on our website is for informational and educational purposes only and does not constitute any form of legal advice from us to you. You should not take any content on this website, including any information communicated to you via chat, as legal advice.
You agree to hold us harmless and indemnify us from any and all damage that may result from you improperly interpreting and using this general information on our website as legal advice.
Any opinions expressed on this website are the opinions of the individual author of the content and may not reflect the opinions of our firm or any of our attorneys.SECTION 5 – COPYRIGHT
We are the owner and authorized user of all intellectual property on this website. We do not grant to any visitor any license or authorization to use, copy, reproduce, or distribute any of this intellectual property. You may not modify, copy, distribute, transmit, display, perform, reproduce, publish, license, create derivative works from, frame in another web page, use on any other website, transfer, or sell any content appearing on this website. Furthermore, you may not attempt to view, disclose, copy, reverse engineer, disassemble, decompile or otherwise examine the website source code.
To obtain permission to copy portions of this site, please e-mail us and provide the following information in the body of the email:
. The content you wish to use;
. Where and how it will be used (for example, a blog post, legal journal article, etc.);
. Where and how copies will be distributed and to what audience;
. How many copies will be produced and distributed;
. When you intend to publish;
. What other materials will be associated with our content;
. Your name, title, company, address, email address, and phone number.
We will evaluate your request and advise you as soon as possible. We reserve the right to refuse permission to copy, distribute, broadcast, or publish any of our copyrighted material, including text and images on our web site.SECTION 6 – USE IN OTHER JURISDICTIONS
We and our attorneys practice law only in jurisdictions in which we are properly authorized to do so. We do not seek to represent anyone in any jurisdiction where this website does not comply or is in any way inconsistent with the rules governing communication of legal services in a particular state.
We are unwilling to assume the representation of clients from those states where we are not licensed, where the materials do not comply with State Bar requirements, and where the client is generated as a result of that communication.SECTION 7 – SERVICE MARKS/TRADEMARKS
Our service marks and trademarks identify our services and let the public know the source of those products and services. You may make fair use of our marks in advertising and promotional materials, and in referencing our products and services (for example, in a magazine article) without our permission, provided you follow standard trademark usage practices and provide proper attribution. Other uses require our written permission. If you are in doubt as to whether you need our permission for a specific type of use, please ask us.
You may not use our logos or "design" service marks (as opposed to our service marks consisting solely of words) under any circumstances without our prior written authorization.
In addition, you may not use our service marks or trademarks, whether design or word marks, in the following ways:
1. in any service name or publication title;
2. in, as, or as part of, your own service or trademarks;
3. to identify products or services that are not ours;
4. in a manner likely to cause confusion;
5. in a manner that implies inaccurately that we sponsor or endorse, or are otherwise connected with, your own activities, products and services;
6. as hidden or embedded text in web pages in an effort to cause a search of our marks to result in a hit on a page not maintained by us in a manner disparaging of our brand.SECTION 8 – GENERAL CONDITIONS
We reserve the right to refuse our service to anyone for any reason at any time.
You understand that your personal information (not including credit card information), may be transferred and involve (a) transmissions over various networks; and (b) changes to conform and adapt to technical requirements of connecting networks or devices.
You agree not to reproduce, duplicate, copy, sell, resell or exploit any portion of the Service, use of the Service, or access to the Service or any contact on the website through which the service is provided, without express written permission by us.
The headings used in this agreement are included for convenience only and will not limit or otherwise affect these Terms.SECTION 9 – ACCURACY, COMPLETENESS AND TIMELINESS OF INFORMATION
We are not responsible if information made available on this site is not accurate, complete or current. The material on this site is provided for general information only and should not be relied upon or used as the sole basis for making decisions without consulting primary, more accurate, more complete or timelier sources of information. Any reliance on the material on this site is at your own risk.
This site may contain certain historical information. Historical information, necessarily, is not current and is provided for your reference only. We reserve the right to modify the contents of this site at any time, but we have no obligation to update any information on our site. You agree that it is your responsibility to monitor changes to our site.SECTION 10 – MODIFICATIONS TO THE SERVICE
We reserve the right at any time to modify or discontinue the Service (or any part or content thereof) without notice at any time.
We shall not be liable to you or to any third-party for any modification, price change, suspension or discontinuance of the Service.SECTION 11 – THIRD-PARTY LINKS
Certain content and services available via our website may include materials from third-parties.
Third-party links on this site may direct you to third-party websites that are not affiliated with us.
We are not responsible for examining or evaluating the content or accuracy and we do not warrant and will not have any liability or responsibility for any third-party materials or websites, or for any other materials, products, or services of third-parties.
We are not liable for any harm or damages related to the purchase or use of goods, services, resources, content, or any other transactions made in connection with any third-party websites.
Please review carefully the third-party's policies and practices and make sure you understand them before you engage in any transaction. Complaints, claims, concerns, or questions regarding third-party products should be directed to the third-party.SECTION 12 – PERSONAL INFORMATION
Occasionally there may be information on our site that contains typographical errors, inaccuracies or omissions.
We reserve the right to correct any errors, inaccuracies or omissions, and to change or update information if any information in the Service or on any related website is inaccurate at any time without prior notice.
We undertake no obligation to update, amend or clarify information in the Service or on any related website, including without limitation, pricing information, except as required by law. No specified update or refresh date applied in the Service or on any related website should be taken to indicate that all information in the Service or on any related website has been modified or updated.SECTION 14 – PROHIBITED USES
In addition to other prohibitions as set forth in the Terms of Service, you are prohibited from using the site or its content: (a) for any unlawful purpose; (b) to solicit others to perform or participate in any unlawful acts; (c) to violate any international, federal, provincial or state regulations, rules, laws, or local ordinances; (d) to infringe upon or violate our intellectual property rights or the intellectual property rights of others; (e) to harass, abuse, insult, harm, defame, slander, disparage, intimidate, or discriminate based on gender, sexual orientation, religion, ethnicity, race, age, national origin, or disability; (f) to submit false or misleading information; (g) to upload or transmit viruses or any other type of malicious code that will or may be used in any way that will affect the functionality or operation of the Service or of any related website, other websites, or the Internet; (h) to collect or track the personal information of others; (i) to spam, phish, pharm, pretext, spider, crawl, or scrape; (j) for any obscene or immoral purpose; or (k) to interfere with or circumvent the security features of the Service or any related website, other websites, or the Internet. We reserve the right to terminate your use of the Service or any related website for violating any of the prohibited uses.SECTION 15 – DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTIES; LIMITATION OF LIABILITY
Information provided on the website is provided "as is" without warranty of any kind, either express or implied, including without limitation, warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose or noninfringement.
We periodically change, improve, or update the information and documents on the website without notice.
We assume no liability or responsibility for any errors or omissions in the content of the website.
Your use of the website is at your own risk. Under no circumstances and under no legal theory shall we, our suppliers or vendors or any other party involved in creating, producing or delivering the website's contents be liable to you or any other person for any indirect, special, incidental or consequential damages of any character arising from your access to, or use of, the website.SECTION 16 – INDEMNIFICATION
You agree to indemnify, defend and hold harmless us and our subsidiaries, affiliates, partners, officers, directors, agents, contractors, licensors, service providers, subcontractors, suppliers, interns and employees, harmless from any claim or demand, including reasonable attorneys’ fees, made by any third-party due to or arising out of your breach of these Terms of Service or the documents they incorporate by reference, or your violation of any law or the rights of a third-party.SECTION 17 – SEVERABILITY
In the event that any provision of these Terms of Service is determined to be unlawful, void or unenforceable, such provision shall nonetheless be enforceable to the fullest extent permitted by applicable law, and the unenforceable portion shall be deemed to be severed from these Terms of Service, such determination shall not affect the validity and enforceability of any other remaining provisions.SECTION 18 – TERMINATION
The obligations and liabilities of the parties incurred prior to the termination date shall survive the termination of this agreement for all purposes.
These Terms of Service are effective unless and until terminated by either you or us. You may terminate these Terms of Service at any time by leaving our website.
If in our sole judgment you fail, or we suspect that you have failed, to comply with any term or provision of these Terms of Service, we also may terminate this agreement at any time without notice and you will remain liable for all amounts due up to and including the date of termination; and/or accordingly may deny you access to our Services (or any part thereof).SECTION 19 – ENTIRE AGREEMENT
The failure of us to exercise or enforce any right or provision of these Terms of Service shall not constitute a waiver of such right or provision.
These Terms of Service and any policies or operating rules posted by us on this site or in respect to The Service constitutes the entire agreement and understanding between you and us and govern your use of the Service, superseding any prior or contemporaneous agreements, communications and proposals, whether oral or written, between you and us (including, but not limited to, any prior versions of the Terms of Service).
Any ambiguities in the interpretation of these Terms of Service shall not be construed against the drafting party.SECTION 20 – GOVERNING LAW AND ARBITRATION CLAUSE
These Terms of Service and any separate agreements whereby we provide you Services shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of California.
Any dispute arising hereunder shall be subject to mandatory arbitration in Los Angeles County under the procedures provided by JAMS.SECTION 21 – CHANGES TO TERMS OF SERVICE
You can review the most current version of the Terms of Service at any time at this page.
We reserve the right, at our sole discretion, to update, change or replace any part of these Terms of Service by posting updates and changes to our website. It is your responsibility to check our website periodically for changes. Your continued use of or access to our website or the Service following the posting of any changes to these Terms of Service constitutes acceptance of those changes.