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This Is Not Legal Advice. The materials on this Site have been prepared by Levenfeld Pearlstein for informational purposes only and are not legal advice. This information is not intended to create, and receipt of it does not constitute, a lawyer-client relationship. Do not consider this site to be a substitute for obtaining legal advice from a qualified attorney licensed in your state or country, and do not act or refrain from acting on the basis of the information contained herein. Internet visitors and online readers should not act upon this information without seeking professional counsel. Although the Firm endeavors to keep this Site current and accurate, the content on the Site may not reflect current legal developments.  Levenfeld Pearlstein expressly disclaims all liability with respect to actions taken or not taken based on the content of this Site. This Site is intended for and directed to adults. This Site is specifically not for use by any children under the age of 13.

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Intellectual Property. Your use of this Site and its contents grants no rights to you in relation to Levenfeld Pearlstein’s intellectual property rights including, without limitation, copyright, trademarks (both registered and unregistered), logos, graphics, photographs, animations, videos and text or to the intellectual property of third parties in this Site and its contents. You may not, without limitation, copy, reproduce, republish, download, post, broadcast, record, transmit, commercially exploit, edit, communicate to the public or distribute in any way the services, web pages or materials on this Site, or the computer codes of elements comprising this Site other than for your own personal use. Subject to the above, you may download insubstantial excerpts of this content to your website viewing device for the purpose of viewing it provided that no more than one (1) copy of any information is made. Any use other than that permitted under these Terms of Use may only be undertaken with Levenfeld Pearlstein’s prior written approval.

Privacy Statement.  As a standard practice, Levenfeld Pearlstein does not share with third parties any personally identifiable or private customer information submitted online, unless the third party is acting as an intermediary.

Limitation of Liability.  Your use of this Site is at your own risk. In no event shall Levenfeld Pearlstein or its  partners, employees, affiliates or contributors to this Site, 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), or otherwise, resulting from your access or use of this site.  You hereby waive any and all such claims against Levenfeld Pearlstein, their partners, employees, 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.

Governing Law and Forum.  These Terms of Use shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of Illinois, United States, without giving effect to any principles of conflicts of law.  By using this Site you agree that the State or Federal courts in Chicago, Illinois, United States, shall have exclusive jurisdiction and venue to hear any dispute arising out the content or use of this Site, and agree not to bring any action or proceeding in any other venue.