Updated July 9, 2017
(1) In general
(2) Effective date; Acceptance of these Terms
The effective date of these Terms is the date shown above paragraph (1). Your use of this website constitutes your acceptance of these Terms.
(3) Not legal advice
The content on this website is presented for informational purposes only. It is not intended to be legal advice, nor is it intended to be a solicitation for the formation of an attorney-client relationship. An attorney-client relationship can only be formed when both the attorney and the client intend for one to be formed. No representation is made as to the accuracy or legal effect of the content on this website.
(4) Sending confidential information
If you are not an existing client of TCLF and if you choose to send information to TCLF via this website, then you are urged not to include confidential or sensitive information. Such non-client information might not be considered confidential and its content might be disclosed to others. Under some circumstances, TCLF might be required by law, process, or ethical obligations to disclose non-client information to others.
(5) Ownership of content
Some of the information, materials, and works on this website are the sole property of the TCLF (the “Content”). Some of the Content may be protected by intellectual property laws or other proprietary rights and laws.
(6) Accuracy of content
TCLF strives to ensure that the Content and other information contained on this website is accurate. However, the Content and other information contained on this website might be inaccurate or out of date. Therefore, TCLF makes no representations as to the accuracy or utility of any of the Content or other information contained on this website. This website might provide links to other websites that are not controlled by or affiliated with TCLF. TCLF is not responsible for the content of those websites. Use of those websites is done at your own risk.
(7) Use of Content - prohibited uses
You are prohibited from using this website for:
(a) Any fraudulent or unlawful purpose;
(b) Any purpose that is intended to violate any legal rights of TCLF or others;
(c) Any purpose that is intended to harm the functionality of this website; or
(d) Any purpose that is intended to harm the interests or reputation of TCLF.
(8) Use of Content - permitted uses
(a) You are permitted to share or publish the address of this website without first obtaining written authorization from TCLF to do so.
(b) Aside from the exceptions described in this paragraph (8), any distribution, publication, copying, or altering of any portion of the Content is prohibited without first receiving the express written consent of TCLF.
(c) You are permitted to share or publish any Content without first obtaining written authorization from TCLF to do so if:
(i) You give credit to TCLF as the owner and author of the Content being shared;
(ii) You do not alter the Content being shared;
(iii) You do not financially gain as a result of sharing the Content;
(iv) You do not share the Content for the purpose of enabling you or another person or entity to compete against TCLF; and
(v) You do not commit a crime or civil wrong in the course of sharing the Content.
(9) Governing law; Venue
The interpretation of these Terms, and the resolution of any dispute or claim arising under or in connection with these Terms or the use of this website, is governed by the laws of the State of California without regard to any conflict-of-law principles. The exclusive jurisdiction and venue of any dispute or claim of the type mentioned above will be the state courts located in Placer County, California, and the federal courts located in the Eastern District of California.
(a) Severability: If any provision of these Terms are deemed by a competent tribunal to be void or unenforceable, the remaining provisions will remain in full force and effect.
(b) Waiver: A waiver by TCLF to enforce a violation of these Terms does not constitute a waiver of any prior or future violation of these Terms.
(c) Indemnification; Hold harmless: To the maximum extent allowable by law, you agree to defend, indemnify, and hold harmless TCLF from all claims or losses that might arise out of your use of or interaction with this website.