1. Use of the Website.
(a) Although accessible outside of the State of California, this Website is not intended to create a legal presence outside the State of California. SMT is solely located in the County of Sonoma, State of California. The attorneys of SMT are licensed to practice law in the State of California and are governed by the laws, regulations and rules of professional conduct of the State of California.
(b) The Website is protected by copyright and trademark laws. Except in connection with the intended operation and function of the Website, no portion of the content or information contained within the Website or content or information delivered as a result of visiting the Website may be reprinted, republished, modified, or distributed in any form without the express written permission of SMT.
(c) You must not modify or remove any proprietary notices, including copyright notices, contained on the Website or any materials obtained in connection with your use of the Website.
3. Disclaimer of Legal Advice and Relationship.
(a) No Attorney-Client Relationship.
Neither access to or use of the Website creates an attorney-client relationship between you and SMT. Unless you are a client of SMT, do not communicate any confidential or proprietary information to SMT without the prior written approval of SMT.
(b) No Legal Advice.
This Website does not provide legal advice. Do not treat any content on the Website as a source of legal advice. If you want or need legal advice, you should seek the advice of an attorney qualified in the applicable subject matter and jurisdiction.
(c) No Tax Advice.
This Website does not provide tax advice. Do not treat any content on the Website as a source of tax advice. If you want or need tax advice, you should seek the advice of an attorney or tax advisor qualified in the applicable subject matter and jurisdiction. Consistent with IRS Circular 230, the information on the Website is not intended or written to be used, and cannot be used for the purpose of (i) avoiding penalties under the Internal Revenue Code or (ii) promoting, marketing or recommending to another party any transaction or matter addressed in this Website.
4. Limited Warranty and Disclaimer; Limitation of Liability.
(a) THIS WEBSITE IS PROVIDED "AS IS," WITH NO REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESSED OR IMPLIED. YOU ASSUME TOTAL RESPONSIBILITY AND RISK FOR YOUR USE OF THIS WEBSITE.
6. Links or Pointers to Other Sites.
7. Proprietary Rights.
(a) You acknowledge and agree that SMT or its licensors own all legal right, title and interest in and to all content or information contained within the Website and content or information delivered as a result of visiting the Website.
(b) You acknowledge and agree that SMT and the SMT logo are service marks and trade names of SMT. All other trademarks, service marks, logos and trade names used within the Website are the trademarks, service marks, logos or trade names of their respective owners.
8. Transfer of Rights.
9. Choice of Law; Venue; Attorneys Fees; Severability.
10. Entire Agreement.
If you are not a current client of SMT, please do not include any confidential, secret, or otherwise sensitive information in this email message. Unsolicited emails from non-clients do not create a client-attorney relationship. As a result, any information disclosed by you cannot be protected from disclosure and will not be treated as confidential information. Non-clients please limit the information you provide to your name, contact information and a statement of the general nature of your matter.
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