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THIS IS AN IMPORTANT DOCUMENT AND AGREEMENT. YOU SHOULD READ EVERYTHING AS WHAT IS IN THE MIDDLE AND END IS NOT LESS IMPORTANT THAT WHAT IS IN THE BEGINNING. BY ACCESSING AND USING LAWZILLA.COM YOU ARE SUBJECT TO THIS AGREEMENT AND LICENSE.

Important Information Governing Access and Use of This Internet Site

READ THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF THIS LICENSE AGREEMENT CAREFULLY BEFORE ACCESSING OR USING THE INFORMATION, FORMS, OR COMPUTER SOFTWARE IN THIS INTERNET SITE OR CD ("LAWZILLA").

LAWZILLA IS COPYRIGHTED AND LICENSED. IT IS NOT SOLD. BY ACCESSING OR USING LAWZILLA, YOU ARE ACCEPTING AND AGREEING TO THE TERMS OF THIS LICENSE AGREEMENT. IF YOU ARE NOT WILLING TO BE BOUND BY THE TERMS OF THIS LICENSE AGREEMENT, YOU ARE NOT PERMITTED TO USE OR ACCESS LAWZILLA.

THIS LICENSE AGREEMENT REPRESENTS THE ENTIRE AGREEMENT CONCERNING LAWZILLA BETWEEN YOU AND LAWZILLA (REFERRED TO AS "Licensor"), AND IT SUPERSEDES ANY PRIOR ORAL OR WRITTEN PROPOSAL, REPRESENTATION, OR UNDERSTANDING BETWEEN THE PARTIES.

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  1. License Grant.

    Licensor hereby grants to you, and you accept, a nonexclusive, nontransferable license to use LAWZILLA only as authorized in this License Agreement.

    If you would like to distribute any of the materials and information in LAWZILLA, please contact Licensor as indicated below for permission to do. Any redistribution on your part must include all copyright notices, logos and a notice that such action is with the "permission of LAWZILLA.COM"

  2. Prohibited Acts.

    Except as authorized in this Agreement, no copies of LAWZILLA or any portions thereof may be made by you or any person under your authority or control. You agree that you will not assign, sublicense, transfer, pledge, sell, lease, rent, lend, or otherwise dispose of LAWZILLA, or any part thereof, or share your rights under this License Agreement, including passwords and user names. You agree that you will not disassemble, decompile, convert to another programming language, or otherwise translate LAWZILLA, and that you will not rent, lease, or lend LAWZILLA, or any component of it, in violation of 17 U.S.C. §§ 109(b)(1). You agree that you will not alter, publish, copy, cut, modify or transform LAWZILLA, or any component of it, in any form to any storage medium, known or unknown, for any purpose whatsoever. You will be held legally responsible for any trademark or copyright infringement that is caused or encouraged by your failure to abide by the terms of this License Agreement.

    Licensor reserves the right to deny access to any person or to terminate this license for any reason if Licensor reasonably believes that LAWZILLA is not being used for its intended purpose, or for any other reason in the sole discretion of Licensor.

  3. Licensor's Rights.

    You acknowledge and agree that LAWZILLA is a proprietary product of Licensor, protected under the copyright law. You further acknowledge and agree that all right, title, and interest in and to LAWZILLA, including associated intellectual property rights, are and shall remain with Licensor. This License Agreement does not convey to you an interest in or to LAWZILLA, but only a limited right of use revocable in accordance with the terms of this License Agreement. Licensor specifically reserves all rights not expressly granted in this License Agreement. All content, design, and programming (html, JavaScript, Java, graphics, forms, cgi, CSS, styles, style sheets, etc., except where noted) is copyrighted by Licensor. All rights reserved. Clicklog provided by http://php.warpedweb.net. Notwithstanding the above, copyright is not claimed to the text of federal or state governmental materials, including, but not limited to, statutes, opinions and rulings, or where otherwise indicated on other materials or where the materials were prepared by a government entity or agency. You acknowledge and agree that such government created materials may be available from the appropriate government entity for free or for a charge that may be less than or different than charged by Licensor. Payment to licensor is for the arrangement and/or research and obtaining of such materials. Copyright is claimed to all arrangements, enhancements, content, design and programming other than the text for which copyright is not claimed. Section titles for most statutes and regulations are provided by Licensor. Case citations and opinions which include the official report volume, page number, and year of decision are provided for reference as required by California Rules of Court, Rule 313(c).

  4. Term.

    This License Agreement is effective upon your using LAWZILLA and shall continue until terminated. You may terminate this License Agreement at any time. Licensor may terminate this License Agreement upon the breach by you of any term hereof, as otherwise provided in this document, or for any reason whatsoever. Upon such termination by Licensor, you agree to return to Licensor LAWZILLA and all copies and portions thereof, and to cease all use of LAWZILLA.

    Membership administration is handled by CCBill. If you wish to cancel your subscription you need to do so at https://support.ccbill.com

  5. No Warranty.

    LAWZILLA IS LICENSED "AS IS," AND LICENSOR DISCLAIMS ANY AND ALL WARRANTIES, WHETHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, ANY IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE.

  6. Limitation of Liability.

    Licensor's cumulative liability to you or any other party for any loss or damages resulting from any claims, demands, or actions arising out of or relating to this License Agreement or use of LAWZILLA shall not exceed the license fee paid to Licensor for the use of LAWZILLA. In no event shall Licensor be liable for any indirect, incidental, consequential, special, or exemplary damages or lost profits, even if Licensor has been advised of the possibility of such damages. You agree that the foregoing constitutes your sole and exclusive remedy for breach by Licensor of any warranties made under this Agreement. SOME STATES DO NOT ALLOW THE LIMITATION OR EXCLUSION OF LIABILITY FOR INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, SO THE ABOVE LIMITATION OR EXCLUSION MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.

  7. No Guarantee of Correctness.

    The information in and by LAWZILLA has been prepared and/or obtained for general information, education, reference, and entertainment purposes only and is not intended to provide legal advice. LAWZILLA is not your lawyer! Transmission of any of the contents of LAWZILLA to you, or your access and/or use of LAWZILLA is not intended to, and does not create an attorney-client relationship. You agree that you will not act upon anything contained in LAWZILLA without first seeking professional counsel. Licensor does not hold itself out as qualified to practice law in any country or state.

    While every effort is made to ensure the correctness and completeness of the information contained herein, you acknowledge that Licensor, its owners, employees, officers, directors, attorneys, and agents do not promise or guarantee that the information contained herein is correct, complete, or up-to-date. The law is continually changing and your particular circumstances may require the consideration of facts, laws and issues that are not fully addressed in LAWZILLA. There is no guarantee that the information in LAWZILLA is correct, complete, or up-to-date for any specific circumstance.

    LAWZILLA may link to other locations via the Internet, and there is no endorsement, guarantee or warranty made or implied with respect to the content and information available at another site, and Licensor does not monitor any linked sites or evaluate the propriety or correctness of any information available at a linked site.

    If you need legal advice, please retain counsel.

  8. Trademark.

    LAWZILLA is a trademark and service mark of Licensor. No right, license, or interest to such trademark is granted hereunder, and you agree that no such right, license, or interest shall be asserted by you with respect to such trademark.

  9. Privacy Notice.

    This Internet site does not collect personal information except as disclosed in this Agreement or as reflected by the use of LAWZILLA. Any personal information that is collected and provided to Licensor may be used for the site but will not be sold to anyone except Licensor, its owners, officers, employees, attorneys, and agents, unless required by law. If you initiate a communication with us, such as sending email, mail, phone, etc., you should not assume that communication is private.

    If you engage in illegal or unauthorized conduct, threaten, harass or abuse Lawzilla or anyone associated with this site, then all privacy protections are forfeited and any information may be used as we see fit, including providing it to appropriate authorities.

    Licensor is testing the use of cookies for publicly available data to gather statistics for the purpose of determining which search engines, referring sites, key words, etc., bring visitors to Lawzilla, which pages visitors are most interested in, what web browsers are used, etc. Various providers may be used for this purpose. The purpose is obtain information that will help promote Lawzilla, make Lawzilla more interesting and useful to visitors, and to identify areas where improvement is needed.

    Additionally, various third party information suppliers and other entities that provide information for LAWZILLA, or for use by LAWZILLA, may use cookies. Examples include, but are not necessarily limited to the following: Superfreaker Studios may provide purchase, membership, and payment services in connection with PayPay; CCBill may provide purchase, membership, and payment services; Amazon.com provides purchase and payment services in connection with the bookstore for which LAWZILLA is an authorized affiliate; news4sites.com provides free newsfeeds to LAWZILLA; clixgalore.com provides purchase and payment services in connection with affiliated services provided by various third parties for which LAWZILLA is an authorized affiliate; Envision Corporation provides Business-in-a-Box for which LAWZILLA is an authorized affiliate; and searching capabilities for this website and the Internet are provided as authorized by google.com; Fastclick.com provides banner advertising; Google.com provides text box advertising; and Revenuepilot.com provides multiple forms of advertising.

    Additionally, various portions of this site are for members and may be password protected, and you may set-up your computer / web browser to save and supply username and/or password information, and this may create a cookie or a cookie equivalent. Additionally, third party advertisers may from time to time use cookies. The use of any cookies and information is governed by these respective third party's user agreements and privacy policies.

    Purchases through this Internet site will require the disclosure of personal identification and financial information to the billing administrator, and personal information such as your name and email address may be provided to Licensor.

    The hosting provider for this Internet site (as with any Internet site) has the ability to record various information, domain name, pages accessed, date and time of access, web browser type and computer operating system, and referring information, and to make this information available to Licensor.

    This website does not follow or obey any 'no track' or similar requests from a web browser.



    We may display ads from Google. Google, as a third party vendor, uses cookies to serve ads. Google's use of the DART cookie enables it and its partners to serve ads to users based on their visit to this and/or other sites on the Internet. Users may opt out of the use of the DART cookie by visiting the Google ad and content network privacy policy at http://www.google.com/privacy_ads.html. We may use third-party advertising companies to serve ads when you visit our website. These companies may use information (not including your name, address, email address, or telephone number) about your visits to this and other websites in order to provide advertisements about goods and services of interest to you.
  10. Advertising Partners

    The Lawzilla Lawyer Gift Shop is an affiliate of eBay, Amazon, Zazzle, and potentially other websites and sellers. You understand and agree that links to products or potentially available products is advertising for eBay, Amazon, Zazzle, etc., and that you will be taken to their website, as applicable, for more product information, including how to buy the product. The Lawzilla bookstore is an advertising affiliate with Amazon.

  11. California Focus.

    The information made available through LAWZILLA is currently intended to be of interest to persons and businesses in California and doing business in California. Although some material may be of interest and use to persons and businesses in the United States that are not located in California, it is not recommended that refer to the information in LAWZILLA or purchase a Premium Membership unless your interests pertain to the State of California, USA.

  12. Premium Memberships.

    Subscriptions are available to access premium content in LAWZILLA. Memberships are paid monthly and are automatically paid monthly from customer credit card or checking accounts. From time to time special discounts may be made available to certain persons, and membership prices for new members are subject to change

    Account administration, payments, and cancellations for customers are handled by CCBill.

  13. Full Coverage Goal.

    It is Licensor's goal to provide, for Premium Members, full coverage in the Premium Membership Area for any subject discussed in that area. Any Premium Member not finding the answer to their question for a covered subject may email and describe their issue. Licensor will attempt to research and add information to the Premium Membership section of LAWZILLA that addresses the issue.

    However, Licensor is not an attorney and cannot provide legal advice. There is also no guarantee or representation as to how long it will take to update LAWZILLA with the requested information. The Full Coverage Goal is also subject to the California Focus described in this document. Requests for information that relate to countries other than the United States, and states other than California, will be ignored.

    Requests for legal advice will be ignored.

    If time is of the essence you should contact your attorney. If a subject is not addressed in the Premium Membership Area it is not part of the Full Coverage Goal. Nonetheless, we would like to hear from you. Knowing what interests you helps us determine what information should be added to LAWZILLA.

    Additional information about the Full Coverage Goal can be found at http://www.lawzilla.com/fullcoverage.shtml, or clicking on this graphic wherever it is found Full Coverage Goal

  14. Single Purchase Option.

    If premium content (or a form) for a topic is desired, but a Premium Membership is not, a single purchase of only the premium content for that topic can be made for a non-recurring fee. Once a purchase is made through CCBill you will have the opportunity to enter the portion of Lawzilla where premium information can be accessed. It is highly recommended that the CCBill membership information informtion be printed onto paper for future use.

    From time to time Licensor will also make information available by means other than the Internet, and arrange for other payment options. Licensor may also license its information and products for sale by third parties and/or affiliates.

  15. New and Updated Information.

    New additions to Lawzilla have a 'NEW' graphic and preexisting information that has been updated have a 'UPDATED' graphic . Generally, these graphics will be displayed for approximately 90 days after the new or updated information is made available. The 90-day time display makes use of JavaScript, and the display of graphics and accuracy of the display is dependent upon your computer settings. What is 'NEW' or 'UPDATED' may only be for information available to Premium customers.

  16. Return and Refund Policy.

    Customer satisfaction for memberships is 100% guaranteed and a full refund is available of amounts paid within the first 30 days of membership. Any refunds are made by check and mailed to the address provided at the time of signup.

    There are no refunds for forms or anything other than memberships. Only one refund allowed per person.

    If there is a problem and the information requested is not provided or not received, please contact the webmaster. If you have been charged for materials that you did not order or request, please contact your financial institution immediately. Then email the regarding the situation, or write to Licensor at the address provided below. In the event of fraud all information regarding the transaction may be provided to law enforcement to track down anyone illegally using your financial information.

  17. Governing Law.

    This License Agreement may be negotiated, prepared, executed and delivered in potentially several jurisdictions, including the State of California. Accordingly, in order to establish with certainty that this Agreement will be governed by one body of well-developed law, to the extent permitted by law the parties hereto expressly agree that this License Agreement shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of the State of California regardless of the location in the universe or jurisdiction from which LAWZILLA is used, to the exclusion of any other applicable body of governing law. In the event that either party commences a legal action pursuant to this Agreement or related to the use of LAWZILLA or any information contained in LAWZILLA, to the extent permitted by law the parties hereto agree that the federal and state courts located in the County of Sacramento, State of California, shall have exclusive jurisdiction over any such action, and that venue will only be proper in the state and federal courts located in the County of Sacramento. It is agreed that this Agreement is entered into in Sacramento County California.

  18. Severability.

    Should any term of this License Agreement be declared void or unenforceable by any court of competent jurisdiction, such declaration shall have no effect on the remaining terms hereof.

  19. No Waiver.

    The failure of Licensor to enforce any rights granted hereunder or to take action against any other party in the event of any breach hereunder shall not be deemed a waiver by Licensor as to subsequent enforcement of rights or subsequent actions in the event of future breaches.

  20. Entire Agreement.

    This Agreement contains the complete and entire understanding and agreement between the parties and supersedes any previous communications, representations, or agreements, verbal or written, related to the subject matter of this Agreement. This Agreement may not be modified or amended orally, impliedly, or in any manner not set forth or permitted by this Agreement.

    This Agreement may be amended by Licensor at any time and without notice, but only by amending this document as posted on the Internet, unless otherwise agreed to in writing by you and Licensor.

    Any amendments will become effective 30 days after being posted on the Internet, unless circumstances require that a change be immediately implemented. As a condition for this license you agree to periodically check this license Agreement and terms of use, posted at http://www.lawzilla.com/license.shtml.

  21. Contact information.

    You may contact LAWZILLA via this website. .


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