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No Legal or Tax Advice
The site provides users with legal information and access to certain self-help, “fill in the blank” forms (the “Forms”). The documents and help resources have been prepared by Carlton Fields for general informational purposes only and do not constitute advertising, solicitation or legal advice. The site is not intended to constitute specific legal, tax, or accounting advice or to be a substitute for advice from qualified counsel and other tax or accounting professionals. Without limiting the foregoing, the site may not reflect recent developments in the law, may not be complete, and may not be accurate in or applicable to your jurisdiction. Because the site is general in nature and may not pertain to your specific circumstances, you should not act or refrain from acting on the basis of any content included in the site without first obtaining advice from professional counsel qualified in the applicable subject matter and jurisdiction. Any discussion of tax matters contained herein (including any content available at the site) 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 other matter.
No Attorney-Client Relationship
A person may become a client of Carlton Fields only through a written engagement letter between that person and the firm, after the firm has had an opportunity to review its database to assure no conflict exists and after deciding whether the representation is appropriate. You agree that your access and use of the site, or your transmission of e-mails to addresses on the site, does not create an attorney-client relationship between you and Carlton Fields. You should not send us any confidential information in connection with your use of the site. Such responses will not create an attorney-client relationship, and whatever you disclose to us will not be privileged or confidential unless we have agreed to act as your legal counsel and you have executed an engagement letter with us.
Use of Legal Forms
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Under some interpretations of the legal ethics rules, some material in this website should be considered advertising. This website constitutes a ‘communication’ as defined in Rule 1-400(A) of the California Rules of Professional Conduct in that it is a message made by and on behalf of lawyers at Carlton Fields, LLP, who are members of the State Bar of California concerning the availability for professional employment of those members and their law firm. The hiring of a lawyer is an important decision that should not be based solely upon the information included on this website. Before you decide to hire a lawyer, please ask us to send you written information about our qualifications and experience.
Principal Office, Responsible Attorney
Carlton Fields is a multijurisdictional legal services provider comprising of legal practices that are separate and distinct legal entities. Legal services from our offices in Florida, Georgia, Connecticut, New York, and Washington, D.C., are provided by Carlton Fields, P.A., which is a Florida professional association having an office located at 4221 W. Boy Scout Boulevard, Suite 1000, Tampa, Florida 33607. Legal services from our office in California are provided by Carlton Fields, LLP, a California limited liability partnership having an office located at 2029 Century Park East, Suite 2000, Los Angeles, California 90067. Certain California attorneys who render services through Carlton Fields, LLP, are shareholders of Carlton Fields, P.A. Our attorneys are admitted to practice law only in the jurisdiction(s) noted in the individual biographies. If the State Bar Rules in your jurisdiction require us to designate a principal office and/or a single attorney responsible for the site, Carlton Fields designates its Tampa, Florida, office as its principal office and designates William Giltinan as the person responsible for the site.
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Severability and Integration
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