PLEASE READ THESE TERMS OF USE CAREFULLY BEFORE USING THIS SITE

Effective Date: March 13, 2018

Ternan Law Firm, P.L.L.C. (“Firm” or “it” or “its”) provides this Web site, located at www.ternan.law, its subdomains and mobile versions (the “Site”) according to the following terms and conditions (“Terms of Use”):

  1. Conditions to Use of Site.

By accessing or using the Site or accessing any content on the Site, you accept and agree to be legally bound by these Terms of Use. If you do not agree to abide by these Terms of Use, do not use the Site.

The Firm reserves the right to modify these Terms of Use, the Site and/or the content on the Site at any time without notice in its sole discretion, and your continued use of the Site constitutes your agreement to such modifications of the Terms of Use.

  1. No Legal or Tax Advice.

The Site, including the content on the Site, is provided solely for general informational purposes.  Any opinions expressed on the Site are the opinions of the particular author and may not reflect the opinions of the Firm or any individual attorney. The information presented on the Site is not legal, tax or other professional advice, is not intended to be relied upon, may not be current, and is subject to change without notice.   Because the Site is general in nature and may not pertain to your specific circumstances, you should not act or refrain from acting based on the content on the Site without first obtaining advice from professional counsel qualified in the applicable subject matter and jurisdiction.

  1. No Attorney-Client Relationship.

The Firm enters into attorney-client relationships only after executing an engagement letter and addressing potential conflicts-of-interest.  No attorney-client relationship or other confidential, fiduciary or privileged relationship is created between you and the Firm or any of its attorneys in connection with your access to and use of the Site, use of the content on the Site, or transmission of e-mails addressed to the Site or to any individual attorney.

  1. Confidentiality.

Unless you have an attorney-client relationship with the Firm, it has the right to use or disclose any information submitted to it.  Therefore, you should not send the Firm any confidential information in connection with your use of the Site or content on the Site unless the Firm has agreed to act as your legal counsel and you have executed an engagement letter with the Firm.

  1. No Advertising or Solicitation.

Neither the Site, nor the content on the Site is intended to constitute, and it does not constitute, an advertisement or solicitation for the formation of an attorney-client relationship. Under the rules of professional conduct on the practice of law in some jurisdictions, portions of this Site may contain material that is nevertheless deemed to constitute attorney advertising.

  1. Access Subject to Local Restrictions.

The Site is controlled and operated by the Firm from the United States, and is not intended to and shall not be deemed to be subject to non-U.S. jurisdiction or laws.  If you choose to access the Site from other locations, you do so on your own initiative and you are solely responsible for compliance with all applicable local, state and federal laws, rules and regulations in connection with your access to and use of the Site as well as content on the Site.

  1. Legal Specialization.

Attorneys are not certified by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization unless otherwise indicated in their individual attorney biography.

  1. Hyperlinks.

As a convenience to you, the Firm has included some links to other Web sites and online resources maintained by third parties, including but not limited to LawPay (collectively, the “Linked Sites”). Neither the Firm nor its affiliates operate or control, in any respect, any content, software, information, products, services, or other materials provided by such Linked Sites.  The Firm is not responsible for and do not endorse such Linked Sites. Therefore, the Firm makes no representations or guarantees about the accuracy, timeliness, completeness, reliability, or security of the Linked Sites or any content, software, information, products, services, or other materials provided by them. By visiting or using Linked Sites, you acknowledge and agree to bear all responsibility and liability for all resulting harms, whether to you or to any third party, including without limitation any damages or harms resulting from your downloading or use of any content, software, information, products, services or other materials available on the Linked Sites.  Further, your use of the Linked Sites may be governed by terms of use established by the Linked Sites, which may be different from these Terms of Use.

  1. Disclaimer of Warranties and Limitation of Liability

9.1  THE SITE AND ALL CONTENT ON THE SITE ARE PROVIDED TO YOU ON AN “AS IS” “AS AVAILABLE” BASIS WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, AND NON-INFRINGEMENT.

9.2  THE FIRM MAKES NO REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES AS TO THE ACCURACY, TIMELINESS, COMPLETENESS OR RELIABILITY OF ANY CONTENT AVAILABLE ON OR THROUGH THE SITE. YOU ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR VERIFYING ANY INFORMATION BEFORE RELYING ON IT. USE OF THE SITE AND THE CONTENT AVAILABLE ON THE SITE IS AT YOUR OWN RISK.

9.3  THE FIRM MAKES NO REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES THAT USE OF THE SITE WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED OR ERROR-FREE. YOU ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR TAKING ALL NECESSARY PRECAUTIONS TO ENSURE THAT ANY CONTENT YOU MAY OBTAIN FROM THE SITE IS FREE OF VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL CODE.

9.4  IN NO EVENT SHALL THE FIRM BE LIABLE UNDER ANY THEORY OF TORT, CONTRACT, STRICT LIABILITY OR OTHER LEGAL OR EQUITABLE THEORY FOR LOST PROFITS, LOST REVENUES, LOST BUSINESS OPPORTUNITIES, EXEMPLARY, PUNITIVE, SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL, INDIRECT, CONSEQUENTIAL, OR SPECIAL DAMAGES, ARISING OUT OF OR IN ANY WAY CONNECTED WITH ACCESS TO OR USE OF THE SITE, THE CONTENT AVAILABLE ON OR THROUGH THE SITE (INCLUDING ON LINKED SITES), EVEN IF SUCH DAMAGES WERE FORESEEABLE or THE FIRM HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES.

  1. Exclusions and Limitations.

Some jurisdictions do not allow the exclusion of certain warranties or the limitation or exclusion of liability for incidental or consequential damages. Accordingly, some of the above limitations may not apply to you.

  1. Infringement Notices and Takedowns.

If you believe that your work has been copied in a way that constitutes copyright infringement, or your intellectual property rights have been otherwise violated, please provide the following information to the Site’s Copyright Agent:

(a)  identification of the copyrighted work claimed to have been infringed;

(b)  identification of the allegedly infringing material on the Web site that is requested to be removed;

(c)  your name, address, and daytime telephone number, and an email address if available, so that the Firm may contact you if necessary;

(d)  a statement that you have a good faith belief that the use of the copyrighted work is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law;

(e)  a statement that the information in the notification is accurate and, under penalty of perjury, that the signatory is authorized to act on behalf of the owner of an exclusive copyright right that is allegedly infringed; and

(f)  an electronic or physical signature of the copyright owner or someone authorized on the owner’s behalf to assert infringement of copyright and to submit the statement.

The Firm’s Copyright Agent for notice of claims of copyright infringement can be reached at jt@ternan.law.  United States law provides significant penalties for submitting such a statement falsely.

  1. General

12.1  Principal Office, Responsible Attorney.  ​Jack Ternan is the attorney responsible for the content of this website. The Ternan Law Firm, PLLC's principal office is located in Plano, Texas.

12.2  Governing Law. You agree that these Terms of Use and any claim or dispute arising in connection with these Terms of Use or your access, browsing or use of the Site are governed by and shall be construed in accordance with the laws of the State of Texas, United States of America, without regard to Texas’s conflicts of law principles.

12.3  Venue.   You agree to submit to the personal and exclusive jurisdiction of the federal and state courts located in Collin County, Texas, for adjudication of any and all disputes between you and the Firm relating directly or indirectly to these Terms, and waive any jurisdictional, venue or inconvenient forum objections thereto.

  1. Your Comments and Concerns.

If you have any concerns about the material which appears on the Site, please contact the Firm at jt@ternan.law.