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Terms and Conditions of Use

IN USING THIS WEBSITE YOU ARE DEEMED TO HAVE READ AND AGREED TO THE FOLLOWING TERMS AND CONDITIONS:

The following terminology applies to these Terms and Conditions, Privacy Statement and Disclaimer Notice and any or all Agreements: “Client”, “You” and “Your” refers to you, the person accessing this website and accepting the Company’s terms and conditions. “The Law Office”, “Ourselves”, “We”, Our”, and “Us”, refers to Alfred Abel Law Offices. “Party”, “Parties”, or “Us”, refers to both the Client and ourselves, or either the Client or ourselves. All terms refer to the offer, acceptance and consideration of any payment necessary to assist the Client in the most appropriate manner, as determined solely by our professional judgment, to meet the Client’s needs concerning our services, and in accordance with and subject to prevailing law. Any use of the above terminology or other words in the singular, plural, with or without capitalization, are taken as interchangeable and therefore as referring to same, are the words or terms and/or he/she or they.

This website is provided by Alfred Abel Law Offices. By accessing the Alfred Abel Law Offices website (the “Site”), you are indicating your acknowledgement and acceptance of these Terms of Use. These Terms of Use are subject to change by us at any time in our unrestricted discretion. Using this site after the changes are implemented constitutes your acknowledgement and acceptance of the changes. Please consult these Terms of Use regularly.

You acknowledge that you have not provided copies of any documents or written agreements to us and that having them available to review might change our general advice. We cannot answer all inquiries. This feature may only be used for disputes or matters that involve Pennsylvania citizens, entities or businesses as a party or arise in the Third Circuit of the Federal Courts (PA, NJ, DE). By submitting the form, you confirm that you work or reside at the following address and that the question submitted falls within our guidelines.

ATTORNEY CLIENT PRIVILEGE STATEMENT

Answers to questions submitted to this website are provided merely as general information and not specific legal advice, and any such communication does not create an attorney-client relationship. To get legal advice, consult an attorney in your local area or the area where the issue is located. The answers provided should not be relied upon as legal advice. Any answer is based on the limited facts provided, and without any independent investigation by the author. Given additional or different facts, the response would likely change. The attorney providing this response is only licensed in Pennsylvania, and you should contact an attorney in your jurisdiction if it is outside Pennsylvania.

PRIVACY STATEMENT

We are committed to protecting your privacy. Authorized employees within the law office are on a need to know basis and use the information collected from you. There are statutes and offenses for unauthorized actions against computer systems and data. We will investigate any such actions with a view to prosecuting and/or taking civil proceedings to recover damages against those responsible.

CONFIDENTIALITY

No attorney client relationship is created by viewing this website, contacting us through the website or by submitting a question to us. The questions submitted and the answers to them are the property of Alfred M. Abel, Law offices and you agree to relinquish any claim of any type to the text, writings and submissions made to this site. The questions, answers and communications may be used by us at any time and for any purpose, which may include displaying the questions, answers and communications on this website for promotional or informational purposes. Your questions and our answers may be reduced into a synopsis and appear on our site in an abridged form for our visitors. In that case, all we take all reasonable steps to remove indentifying information.

We will not sell, share, or rent your personal information to any third party or use your e-mail address for unsolicited mail. Any emails sent by this Company will only be in connection with the provision of agreed services and products.

HOWEVER, YOU ARE CAUTIONED THAT COMMUNICATION BY EMAIL, TEXT, AND OTHER FORMS OF ELECTRONIC COMMUNICATION OR NEWER EMERGING TECHNOLOGIES MAY NOT BE PROVIDED THE SAME DEGREE OF CONFIDENTIALITY AS AN OFFICE CONSULTATION IN THE EVENT CONFIDENTIALITY IS CHALLENGED IN A COURT OF LAW. THIS MAY BE DUE IN PART TO THE THIRD PARTYS WHO RECEIVE AND TRANSMIT THESE COMMUNICATIONS AND COME INTO POSSESSION OF THEM. FURTHER, ALFRED M. ABEL LAW OFFICES HAS NO KNOWLEDGE, CONTROL OR ACCESS TO THE METHODS OR MEDIA USED BY YOU.

RESTRICTIONS ON USE

All material included on this site, and any other site owned, operated, licensed or controlled by Alfred Abel Law Offices, such as text, graphics, logos, images, photographs, audio clips, digital downloads, data compilations and software (the “Content”), is the property of Alfred Abel Law Offices, affiliated companies and/or third-party licensors and is protected by United States and international copyright laws. Modification or use of the content except as expressly provided in these Terms of Use violates our intellectual property rights.

The content may not be copied, distributed, republished, uploaded, posted or transmitted in any way without the prior written consent of us, except that:

  1. You may download, print, distribute and use pages from the site for your own informational, non-commercial purposes, but not for commercial use or general distribution.
  2. Any copies of documents or pages from the site must not alter the original site content and must include the Alfred Abel Law Offices copyright notice: © 2011 Alfred Abel Law Offices, All Rights Reserved.
  3. You may link to this site provided that the link does not falsely imply or suggest that Alfred Abel Law Offices has endorsed or is affiliated with the linked site.

Users of the site must not:

  1. Monitor, gather or copy any content on this site by using any robot, “bot,” spider, crawler, spyware, engine, device, software, extraction tool or any other automatic device, utility or manual process of any kind.
  2. Frame or utilize framing techniques to enclose any trademark or other proprietary information (including, without limitation, any images, text or page layout).
  3. Engage in any activities through or in connection with this site that seek to attempt to harm minors or are unlawful, offensive, obscene, threatening, harassing, abusive or that violate any right of any third party.
  4. Attempt to circumvent the security systems of the site.
  5. Attempt to gain unauthorized access to services, materials, other accounts, computer systems or networks connected to any of our servers.
  6. Attempt to use the site for any purposes other than those intended by Alfred Abel Law Offices, as determined by Alfred Abel Law Offices in its sole discretion.
  7. Upload or submit any data or information that contains viruses or any other computer code, corrupt files or programs designed to interrupt, destroy or limit the functionality or disrupt any software, hardware, telecommunications, networks, servers or other equipment.
  8. Engage in any activity that interferes with a user’s access to this site or the proper operation of this site. You also agree that, in using this site, you will not impersonate any person or entity.

The content and the functionality of the site may be updated or changed at any time without prior notice. In addition, if Alfred Abel Law Offices becomes aware that you are copying, modifying or distributing the content of the site other than for the permitted uses of the site, Alfred Abel Law Offices reserves the right to revoke your right to these permitted uses.

PROPRIETARY INFORMATION CONSENT

If you wish to use material contained on this site other than for your individual review and individual educational purposes, and the copyright ownership of such material is held by a third party, then you must secure the permission of such third party in order to use such material. If you are not a client of Alfred Abel Law Offices and wish to download and use any information contained in this site other than for your individual review and individual educational purposes or in connection with your customer relationship or potential customer relationship with Alfred Abel Law Offices, send a request with your proposed use to the “contact us” link on this site so that we may evaluate your proposed use of our content.

If we approve your request to use our content, you are granted permission to view, use, reproduce, copy and distribute documents within our site for the sole purposes specified in your request form. You agree to all terms below:

  1. Not to modify the documents, publications or graphics.
  2. Not to quote materials out of context.
  3. To retain and display the copyright notice of Alfred Abel Law Offices on such content.

Alfred Abel Law Offices shall have the right to monitor use of this site to determine compliance with these Terms of Use, revoke its consent at any time and you shall immediately cease any further use of the Alfred Abel Law Offices site content. The foregoing consent does not include permission to copy the design elements, look and feel or layout of the Alfred Abel Law Office site. Subject to the further terms set forth above, you assume all risks concerning the suitability and accuracy of the information within our site which you propose to use, subject to our written consent.

DISCLAIMER

Alfred Abel Law Offices cannot guarantee that the site or its content is error free and we make no representations about the technical accuracy or functionality of the site or that the content is accurate, error free or up to date.
THIS SITE IS PROVIDED BY ALFRED ABEL LAW OFFICES ON AN “AS IS” AND “AS AVAILABLE” BASIS. ALFRED ABEL LAW OFFICES MAKES NO REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, TITLE, OR NON-INFRINGEMENT OF THIRD-PARTY RIGHTS OR INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY. YOU EXPRESSLY AGREE THAT YOUR USE OF THIS SITE IS AT YOUR SOLE RISK. ALFRED ABEL LAW OFFICES DOES NOT WARRANT THAT THE INFORMATION IN THIS SITE IS ACCURATE, RELIABLE, UP TO DATE OR CORRECT, THAT THIS SITE WILL BE AVAILABLE AT ANY PARTICULAR TIME OR LOCATION OR THAT THE SITE IS FREE OF VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS. THE CONTENT MAY INCLUDE TECHNICAL INACCURACIES OR TYPOGRAPHICAL ERRORS, AND ALFRED ABEL LAW OFFICES MAY MAKE CHANGES OR IMPROVEMENTS AT ANY TIME. YOU, AND NOT ALFRED ABEL LAW OFFICES, ASSUME THE ENTIRE COST OF ALL NECESSARY SERVICING, REPAIR OR CORRECTION IN THE EVENT OF ANY LOSS OR DAMAGE ARISING FROM THE USE OF THIS SITE OR ITS CONTENT. ALFRED ABEL LAW OFFICES MAKES NO WARRANTIES THAT YOUR USE OF THE CONTENT WILL NOT INFRINGE THE RIGHTS OF OTHERS AND ASSUMES NO LIABILITY OR RESPONSIBILITY FOR ERRORS OR OMISSIONS IN SUCH CONTENT.

LIMITATION OF LIABILITY

Neither Alfred Abel Law Offices, any of its affiliates, directors, officers and employees, nor any other party involved in creating, producing or delivering the site is liable for any direct, incidental, consequential, indirect or punitive damages arising out of your access to, or use of, the site or the operation of the site or failure of the site to operate. In no event shall we be liable for any direct, indirect, special, punitive, incidental, exemplary or consequential, damages or any damages whatsoever, even if we have been previously advised of the possibility of such damages, whether in an action in contract, negligence, or any other theory, arising out of or in connection with the use, inability to use or performance of the information, services, products and materials available from this site. These limitations shall apply notwithstanding any failure of essential purpose of any limited remedy. Your acceptance of this limitation of liability is an essential term of this agreement and the parties acknowledge that Alfred Abel Law Offices would not grant access to the site without your agreement to this term.

FORCE MAJEURE

Neither party shall be liable to the other for any failure to perform any obligation under any agreement which is due to an event beyond the control of such party including but not limited to any Act of God, terrorism, war, political insurgence, insurrection, riot, civil unrest, act of civil or military authority, uprising, earthquake, flood or any other natural or man made eventuality outside of our control, which causes the termination of an agreement or contract entered into, nor which could have been reasonably foreseen. Any party affected by such event shall forthwith inform the other party of the same and shall use all reasonable efforts to comply with the terms and conditions of any agreement contained herein.

WAIVER

Failure of either party to insist upon strict performance of any provision of this or any agreement or the failure of either party to exercise any right or remedy to which it, he or they are entitled hereunder shall not constitute a waiver thereof and shall not cause a diminution of the obligations under this or any Agreement. No waiver of any of the provisions of this or any Agreement shall be effective unless it is expressly stated to be such and signed by both Parties.

INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY

You should assume that everything you see or read on the site is proprietary information protected by copyright or trademark unless otherwise noted, and may not be used except as provided in these Terms of Use or with the written permission of Alfred Abel Law Offices. Nothing posted on this site grants a license to any Alfred Abel Law Offices trademarks, copyrights or other intellectual property rights, whether by implication, estoppel or otherwise.

THIRD PARTY TRADEMARKS

Trademarks displayed on this site not owned by Alfred Abel Law Offices are the property of their respective owners, who may or may not be affiliated with Alfred Abel Law Offices. Nothing contained on this site should be construed as granting any license or right to use any
third party trademarks without the written permission of such third party that may own the trademarks. Your use of the trademarks, or any other content on the site, except as provided in these Terms of Use, is strictly prohibited.

LINKED SITES

This site may link to or be linked from other websites that are not maintained by, or related to, Alfred Abel Law Offices. Alfred Abel Law Offices does not endorse, and is not responsible for, the content of any of those third-party websites.

SALES OF SERVICES

All sales of services are subject to our standard terms and conditions of sale, a copy of which is available upon request.

AVAILABILITY

Unless otherwise stated, the services featured on this website are only available within the United States, or in relation to postings from the United States, and then only in jurisdictions where Alfred M. Abel, Law Offices is licensed to provide legal advice. All advertising is intended solely for the United States. You are solely responsible for evaluating the fitness for a particular purpose of any downloads, programs and text available through this site. Redistribution or republication of any part of this site or its content is prohibited, including such by framing or other similar or any other means, without the express written consent of Alfred M. Abel, Law Offices. Alfred M. Abel, Law Offices does not warrant that the service from this site will be uninterrupted, timely or error free, although it is provided to the best ability. By using this service you thereby indemnify Alfred M. Abel, Law Offices, its employees, agents and affiliates against any loss or damage, in whatever manner, howsoever caused.

INTERNATIONAL USE

Alfred Abel Law Offices makes no representation that materials on this site are appropriate or available for use in locations outside the United States. Access to this site from countries or territories where such access is illegal is prohibited. Those who choose to access this site outside the United States do so on their own initiative and are responsible for compliance with local laws.

GOVERNING LAW

You agree that your use of this site, this agreement and any disputes relating thereto shall be governed in all respects by the laws of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. Any dispute relating to this Agreement shall be resolved solely in the state or federal courts located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and venue shall be in Montgomery County Pennsylvania.

These terms and conditions form part of the Agreement between the Client and us. Accessing this website and using the resources and offers made there indicates your understanding, agreement to and acceptance of the Disclaimer Notice and the full Terms and Conditions contained herein. © Alfred Abel Law Offices 2016 All Rights Reserved.

Thank you for visiting our site. Please contact us at our “contact us” link if you have any questions.