Terms and Conditions of Use

The GRH Law web site provides information about the GRH Law association and certain topics that we feel users may find of interest. This information may be considered “advertising” under the rules of professional conduct applicable to our individual legal practices. While we anticipate you will find this information useful, please note that your actual use of the GRH Law web site and that information is limited in important ways. These limitations appear in this document, our terms and conditions of use ("Agreement"). Please read this agreement carefully. By accessing and using the GRH Law web site, you will be deemed to have accepted the terms of this Agreement without modification. If you do not accept them, we do not grant you permission to use the GRH Law web site.

Your Permission to Use the GRH Law Web Site

Subject to the terms and conditions of this Agreement, GRH Law grants you limited, non-exclusive permission only to (a) manually search and view information available through the GRH Law web site and (b) download and make limited printouts of the information you view.

Your permission is limited in a number of ways. You may not use the information available on the GRH Law web site for any commercial purpose. You may not redistribute, retransmit, publish, or republish any material on or downloaded from the GRH Law web site without written permission from us or our licensors. Your permission to use and access the web site will terminate immediately, without any further action by GRH Law, if you breach any terms or conditions of this Agreement.

GRH Law is the owner or licensee of all rights in the GRH Law web site and its content, software, and services. You have no right in such content, software, or services not expressly granted in this Agreement. "GRH Law " and the logos and other proprietary marks of GRH Law 's licensors and partners are trademarks of GRH Law or its licensors and partners. No right, title, or interest in those trademarks is granted to you in this Agreement.

What You Agree Not to Do

In exercising the limited rights granted to you under this Agreement, you agree not to:

1. Use the GRH Law web site to threaten, harass, stalk, abuse, or otherwise violate another's legal rights;

2. Attempt to intercept email or other private communications not intended for you;

3. Delete or change any material posted or provided on the GRH Law web site;

4. Link to or frame any part of the GRH Law web site without the written permission of GRH Law ;

5. Change or delete any proprietary notices from materials downloaded or printed out from the GRH Law web site;

6. Distribute, if permitted, any materials downloaded or printed out from the GRH Law  web site without attribution to GRH Law and a legal services disclaimer acceptable to us;

7. Systemically download or print out materials from the GRH Law web site;

8. Systemically upload files or data that contain a virus or corrupted data;

9. Transmit or provide any data from the GRH Law  web site to a third party;

10. Disrupt the availability of the GRH Law web site to others; or

11. Use the GRH Law web site in a manner contrary to any applicable law.

 

The GRH Law Web Site Does Not Provide and Is Not a Substitute for Legal Advice

The content provided on the GRH Law web site is for informational purposes only. It is not legal advice. It also may not be complete. You therefore should not rely or act on it. Instead, before you make any decision as to which there may be legal implications, you should consult with a qualified legal professional for specific legal advice tailored to your situation.

Your Use of the GRH Law Web Site and This Agreement Do Not Create an Attorney-Client Relationship

Your use of the GRH Law web site and this Agreement do not create an attorney-client relationship between you and GRH Law or any of its attorneys. Please do not send us confidential information without first speaking with one of our attorneys and receiving permission to do so. Otherwise, the information that you convey to GRH Law may no longer be deemed confidential and may, among other things, be subject to discovery by third parties.

The GRH Law Web Site Is Provided AS IS

We make no representations about the accuracy, completeness, suitability, or timeliness of the materials and information provided on the GRH Law web site. Information about legal and business matters changes rapidly, and you should thus not rely on this web site as comprehensive or error-free.

THEREFORE, THE GRH LAW WEB SITE IS PROVIDED AS IS AND AS AVAILABLE. GRH LAW AND ITS LICENSORS MAKE NO, AND HEREBY DISCLAIM ANY, WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO ANY WARRANTY OF TITLE, NON INFRINGEMENT, MERCHANTABILITY, OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. GRH LAW ALSO DISCLAIMS ANY WARRANTY THAT THE GRH LAW WEB SITE WILL BE AVAILABLE AT ALL TIMES OR OPERATE ERROR-FREE.

FURTHER, GRH LAW AND ITS LICENSORS MAKE NO WARRANTY AS TO THE RELIABILITY, ACCURACY, TIMELINESS, USEFULNESS, ADEQUACY, COMPLETENESS, OR SUITABILITY OF THE SERVICES OR INFORMATION PROVIDED ON OR THROUGH THE GRHLAW WEB SITE.

You Are Solely Responsible for Your Use of the GRH Law Web Site

You agree to be solely responsible for your use of the GRH Law web site, and agree to indemnify, defend, and hold harmless GRH Law and its partners, employees, agents, and licensors against and from any claim arising out of or related to your use of the GRH Law web site.

GRH LAW AND ITS MEMBERS, INFORMATION PROVIDERS, AND LICENSORS ARE NOT LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES YOU MAY SUFFER OR CAUSE THROUGH YOUR USE OF THE GRH LAW WEBSITE EVEN IF ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES.

GRH LAW, ITS MEMBERS, INFORMATION PROVIDERS, AND LICENSORS ARE NOT LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES ARISING OUT OF YOUR USE OF OR INABILITY TO USE THIS WEB SITE. IN NO EVENT SHALL THE TOTAL LIABILITY OF GRH LAW AND ITS MEMBERS, INFORMATION PROVIDERS, AND LICENSORS TO YOU EXCEED $100.00.

GRH Law Is Not Responsible for Any Links to or from Other Sites

The GRH Law web site may include links to web sites or web pages operated by third parties, or other web sites or web pages may link to the GRH Law web site or to specific pages within the web site. GRHLaw does not monitor, filter, edit, or censor the materials or information appearing on these other web sites or web pages. GRHLaw  assumes no liability or responsibility for these other web sites or web pages or their content. Any link to or from a third-party web site or web page is not an endorsement of that web site or web page by GRHLaw.

This Agreement Is Governed by Massachusetts Law

You agree that this Agreement and any dispute arising out of or related to this Agreement or your use of the GRHLaw web site shall be governed by the laws of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, United States of America, without regard to any choice-of-law provision that could otherwise cause the laws of any other jurisdiction to be applied.

You Agree to Arbitration. You agree that you will submit to arbitration by the American Arbitration Association any controversy or claim arising under or related to this Agreement. The location of any such arbitration shall be Boston, Massachusetts. Any court having jurisdiction over the matter may enter a judgment upon the award of the arbitrator. You agree that GRHLaw need not arbitrate any claim for equitable relief it may have against you.

You Agree to Bring Any Action Against Us in Boston, Massachusetts, Within One Year. You agree that the state or federal courts located in Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America, shall have exclusive jurisdiction and venue over any action arising out of or relating to this Agreement or your use of the GRHLaw web site. You waive any claim that a court located in Boston, Massachusetts, lacks personal jurisdiction over you, is an improper venue, or is an inconvenient forum. You must bring any action you have against GRHLaw within one year after the cause of action arises.

Other Miscellaneous Provisions

The terms of this Agreement are severable to the extent any term is deemed invalid, illegal, or unenforceable. GRHLaw's failure to enforce any provision of this Agreement shall not be deemed a waiver of that or any other provision of this Agreement.

This Agreement is effective as of the date you first access any web page on the GRHLaw web site. GRHLaw may modify this Agreement at any time. This agreement as it may be modified will be effective immediately upon its posting, so please review this Agreement each time you access the web site. Your continuing to access GRHLaw 's web site constitutes your acceptance of any modification to this Agreement in effect at the time of your access. No modification or attempted modification of this Agreement by you shall be binding on GRHLaw.

The terms of this Agreement constitute the entire and only understanding between you and GRHLaw regarding the GRHLaw web site. In the event of any conflict between this Agreement and any policy or statement regarding your use of the GRHLaw web site, the terms of this Agreement shall govern.

Notices sent to you by GRHLaw in connection with this Agreement may be delivered to you by electronic mail, by a general notice on the GRHLaw web site, or by written communication delivered by first class U. S. mail. You may give notice to GRHLaw at any time by letter delivered by first class postage prepaid U. S. mail or overnight courier to the following address:

GRHLaw

George R. Halsey Law

1 Blackhorse Terrace

Winchester, MA 01890

Attn.: George R. Halsey

Those provisions of this Agreement that normally would survive the termination of the Agreement shall survive any termination of the Agreement.

 

Thank you for using the GRHLaw web site.