TERMS OF USE OF WWW.CHICOLAWFIRM.COM

PLEASE READ THE TERMS OF USE CAREFULLY. YOUR USE OF THE SITE CONSTITUTES YOUR ACCEPTANCE OF THE TERMS OF USE. DO NOT USE THE SITE IF YOU ARE UNWILLING OR UNABLE TO BE BOUND BY THE TERMS OF USE.

1. DEFINITIONS

A “user” is someone who accesses, browses, crawls, scrapes, or in any way uses the Site. The terms “you” and “your” refer to you, as a user of the Site. The terms “we,” “us,” “our,” or “The Law Offices of Aaron J. Stewart” refer to Aaron J. Stewart, personally, and The Law Offices of Aaron J. Stewart.

“Content” means all of the text, images, photos, audio, video, and all other forms of data or communication.

2. BINDING EFFECT. This is a binding agreement. By using the Internet site located at www.chicolawfirm.com (the “Site”) or any service connected with the Site (the “Services”), you agree to abide by these Terms of Use, as they may be amended by The Law Offices of Aaron J. Stewart from time to time in its sole discretion. The Law Offices of Aaron J. Stewart will post a notice on the Site any time these Terms of Use have been changed or otherwise updated. It is your responsibility to review these Terms of Use periodically, and if at any time you find these Terms of Use unacceptable, you must immediately leave the Site and cease all use of the Site or Services. YOU AGREE THAT BY USING THE SITE OR SERVICES, YOU REPRESENT THAT YOU ARE AT LEAST 18 YEARS OLD AND THAT YOU ARE LEGALLY ABLE TO ENTER INTO THIS AGREEMENT.

3. NO LEGAL ADVICE OR ATTORNEY/CLIENT RELATIONSHIP. The Site contains general information about the Law Offices of Aaron J. Stewart. The content of the Site and the Start-Up Legal Guide is for general informational purposes only. None of the content, material, or information in the Site or Legal Guide constitutes legal advice. Therefore, neither the content of the Site nor the content of the Legal Guide creates an attorney-client relationship, nor is an invitation for an attorney-client relationship. As a user of the Site and/or the Legal Guide, you should not rely on the information provided therein as legal advice for any purpose, and should always seek the legal advice of competent counsel in your jurisdiction.

4. PRIVACY POLICY. The Law Offices of Aaron J. Stewart respects your privacy and permits you to control the treatment of your personal information. A complete statement of The Law Offices of Aaron J. Stewart’s current privacy policy can be found on the Site. The Law Offices of Aaron J. Stewart’s privacy policy is expressly incorporated into this Agreement by this reference.

5. INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY OWNERSHIP. All The Law Offices of Aaron J. Stewart’s Content included on the Site, such as text, graphics, logos, button icons, images, audio/video media, digital downloads, data compilations, and software, is the property of The Law Offices of Aaron J. Stewart and is protected by U.S. intellectual property laws. The compilation of all content on this site is the exclusive property of The Law Offices of Aaron J. Stewart and protected by U.S. copyright laws.

You may not frame or utilize framing techniques to enclose any trademark, logo, or other proprietary information (including images, text, page layout, or form) of The Law Offices of Aaron J. Stewart and our affiliates without express written consent. You may not use any meta-tags or any other “hidden text” utilizing The Law Offices of Aaron J. Stewart’s name or trademarks without the express written consent of The Law Offices of Aaron J. Stewart. You may not use any direct linking or source-calling of any media presented on this web site.

6. NO WARRANTIES.

THE LAW OFFICES OF AARON J. STEWART HEREBY DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES. THE LAW OFFICES OF AARON J. STEWART IS MAKING THE SITE AVAILABLE “AS IS” WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND. YOU ASSUME THE RISK OF ANY AND ALL DAMAGE OR LOSS FROM USE OF, OR INABILITY TO USE, THE SITE. TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, THE LAW OFFICES OF AARON J. STEWART EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMS ANY AND ALL WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, REGARDING THE SITE, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, ANY IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, OR NONINFRINGEMENT. THE LAW OFFICES OF AARON J. STEWART DOES NOT WARRANT THAT THE SITE WILL MEET YOUR REQUIREMENTS OR THAT THE OPERATION OF THE SITE WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED OR ERROR-FREE.

7. LIMITED LIABILITY.

THE LAW OFFICES OF AARON J. STEWART’S LIABILITY TO YOU IS LIMITED. TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, IN NO EVENT SHALL THE LAW OFFICES OF AARON J. STEWART BE LIABLE FOR DAMAGES OF ANY KIND (INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, LOST PROFITS, OR LOST DATA, REGARDLESS OF THE FORESEEABILITY OF THOSE DAMAGES) ARISING OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH YOUR USE OF THE SITE OR ANY OTHER MATERIALS OR SERVICES PROVIDED TO YOU BY THE LAW OFFICES OF AARON J. STEWART. THIS LIMITATION SHALL APPLY REGARDLESS OF WHETHER THE DAMAGES ARISE OUT OF BREACH OF CONTRACT, TORT, OR ANY OTHER LEGAL THEORY OR FORM OF ACTION.

8. LINKED SITES. The Law Offices of Aaron J. Stewart has no control over, and no liability for any third party websites or materials. The Law Offices of Aaron J. Stewart works with a number of partners and affiliates whose Internet sites may be linked with the Site. Because neither The Law Offices of Aaron J. Stewart nor the Site has control over the content and performance of these partner and affiliate sites, The Law Offices of Aaron J. Stewart makes no guarantees about the accuracy, currency, content, or quality of the information provided by such sites, and The Law Offices of Aaron J. Stewart assumes no responsibility for unintended, objectionable, inaccurate, misleading, or unlawful content that may reside on those sites. Similarly, from time to time in connection with your use of the Site, you may have access to content items (including, but not limited to, websites) that are owned by third parties. You acknowledge and agree that The Law Offices of Aaron J. Stewart makes no guarantees about, and assumes no responsibility for, the accuracy, currency, content, or quality of this third party content, and that, unless expressly provided otherwise, these Terms of Use shall govern your use of any and all third party content. Furthermore, you acknowledge and agree that by linking to third party websites, The Law Offices of Aaron J. Stewart does not endorse the content of the third party website.

9. PROHIBITED CONTENT. You shall not make the following types of Content available. You agree not to upload, download, display, perform, transmit, or otherwise distribute any Content that:

(9.1) is libelous, defamatory, obscene, pornographic, abusive, or threatening, or that you know is false or misleading;

(9.2) advocates or encourages conduct that could constitute a criminal offense, give rise to civil liability, or otherwise violate any applicable local, state, national, or foreign law or regulation;

(9.3) is patently offensive or promotes or otherwise incites racism, bigotry, hatred or physical harm of any kind against any group or individual;

(9.4) harasses or advocates harassment of another person;

(9.5) exploits people in a sexual or violent manner;

(9.6) contains nudity, excessive violence, or offensive subject matter or contains a link to an adult website;

(9.7) solicits or is designed to solicit personal information from or about any minor;

(9.8) contains information that poses or creates a privacy or security risk to any person;

(9.9) constitutes or promotes an illegal or unauthorized copy of another person’s copyrighted work, such as providing pirated computer programs or links to them, providing information to circumvent manufacturer-installed copy-protect devices, or providing pirated music or links to pirated music files;

(9.10) involves the transmission of “junk mail,” “chain letters,” or unsolicited mass mailing, instant messaging, “spimming,” or “spamming”;

(9.11) contains restricted or password only access pages or hidden pages or images (those not linked to or from another accessible page);

(9.12) solicits or is designed to solicit passwords or personal identifying information from other Users;

(9.13) involves commercial activities and/or sales without prior written consent from The Law Offices of Aaron J. Stewart;

(9.14) violates or attempts to violate the privacy rights, publicity rights, intellectual property rights, contract rights, or any other rights of any person.

The Law Offices of Aaron J. Stewart reserves the right to terminate your receipt, transmission, or other distribution of any such material using the Site or Service, and, if applicable, to delete any such material from its servers. The Law Offices of Aaron J. Stewart intends to cooperate fully with any law enforcement officials or agencies in the investigation of any violation of these Terms of Use or of any applicable laws.

10. PROHIBITED CONDUCT. You are also prohibited from engaging in the following activities, or assisting others in engaging in the following activities, in using the Site or Services:

(10.1) threatening, stalking, defrauding another person, or inciting, harassing, or advocating the harassment of another person, or otherwise interfering with another user’s use of the Site;

(10.2) using the Site in a manner that may create a conflict of interest, such as trading reviews with other business owners or writing or soliciting shill reviews;

(10.3) using the Site to promote bigotry or discrimination;

(10.4) using the Site to solicit personal information from minors or to harm or threaten to cause harm to minors;

(10.5) using the site for commercial or promotional purposes, advertising or otherwise solicits funds or is a solicitation for goods or services, displaying an unauthorized commercial advertisement on your profile, or accepting payment or anything of value from a third person in exchange for your performing any commercial activity through the unauthorized or impermissible use of the Site or Service on behalf of that person, such as placing commercial content on your profile, links to e-commerce sites not authorized by The Law Offices of Aaron J. Stewart, posting status or mood updates, blogs or bulletins with a commercial purpose, selecting a profile with a commercial purpose as one of your top friends, or sending messages with a commercial purpose;

(10.6) engaging in criminal or tortious activity, including, but not limited to, child pornography, fraud, trafficking in obscene material, drug dealing, gambling, harassment, defamation, stalking, spamming, spimming, sending of viruses or other harmful files, copyright infringement, patent infringement, or theft of trade secrets;

(10.7) accessing content or data not intended for you, or logging onto a server or account that you are not authorized to access;

(10.8) attempting to probe, scan, or test the vulnerability of the Site or any associated system or network, or to breach security or authentication measures without proper authorization, including circumventing or modifying, attempting to circumvent or modify, or encouraging or assisting any other person in circumventing or modifying any security technology or software that is part of the Site or Service;

(10.9) interfering or attempting to interfere with service to any user, host, or network, including, without limitation, by means of submitting a virus to the Site or Service, overloading, “flooding,” “spamming,” “mail bombing,” or “crashing;”

(10.10) using the Site to send unsolicited e-mail, including, without limitation, promotions, or advertisements for products or services;

(10.11) forging any TCP/IP packet header or any part of the header information in any e-mail or in any posting using the Service;

(10.12) attempting to modify, reverse-engineer, decompile, disassemble, or otherwise reduce or attempt to reduce to a human-perceivable form any of the source code used by The Law Offices of Aaron J. Stewart in providing the Site;

(10.13) using the Site for keyword spamming or to otherwise attempt to manipulate natural search results;

(10.14) recording, processing, or mining information about other users;

(10.15) using any viruses, bots, worms, or any other computer code, files or programs that interrupt, destroy or limit the functionality of any computer software or hardware, or otherwise permit the unauthorized use of or access to a computer or a computer network, or using any other automated system in order to harvest e-mail addresses or other data from the Site or Service for the purposes of sending unsolicited or unauthorized material;

(10.16) modifying, copying, distributing, downloading, scraping or transmitting in any form or by any means, in whole or in part, any Content from the Law Offices of Aaron J. Stewart other than your Content which you legally post on, through or in connection with the Law Offices of Aaron J. Stewart;

(10.17) interfering with, disrupting, or creating an undue burden on The Law Offices of Aaron J. Stewart Services or the networks or services connected to The Law Offices of Aaron J. Stewart;

(10.18) impersonating or attempting to impersonate The Law Offices of Aaron J. Stewart or an employee, administrator or moderator, another User, or person or entity (including, without limitation, the use of e-mail addresses associated with or of any of the foregoing);

(10.19) using or distributing any information obtained from The Law Offices of Aaron J. Stewart in order to harass, abuse, or harm another person or entity, or attempting to do the same;

(10.20) relaying e-mail from a third party’s mail servers without the permission of that third party;

(10.21) using invalid or forged headers to disguise the origin of any Content transmitted to or through The Law Offices of Aaron J. Stewart’s computer systems, or otherwise misrepresenting yourself or the source of any message or Content;

(10.22) engaging in, either directly or indirectly, or encouraging others to engage in, click-throughs generated through any manner that could be reasonably interpreted as coercive, incentivized, misleading, malicious, or otherwise fraudulent; or

(10.23) using the Site or Service in a manner inconsistent with any and all applicable laws and regulations.

11. GOVERNING LAW. These Terms of Use shall be construed in accordance with and governed by the laws of the United States and the State of California, without reference to their rules regarding conflicts of law. You hereby irrevocably consent to the exclusive jurisdiction of the state or federal courts in Butte County, California, USA in all disputes arising out of or related to the use of the Site.

12. SEVERABILITY; WAIVER. If, for whatever reason, a court of competent jurisdiction finds any term or condition in these Terms of Use to be unenforceable, all other terms and conditions will remain unaffected and in full force and effect. No waiver of any breach of any provision of these Terms of Use shall constitute a waiver of any prior, concurrent, or subsequent breach of the same or any other provisions hereof, and no waiver shall be effective unless made in writing and signed by an authorized representative of the waiving party.

13. NO LICENSE. Nothing contained on the Site should be understood as granting you a license to use any of the trademarks, service marks, logos, or any other items of intellectual property owned by The Law Offices of Aaron J. Stewart or by any third party.

14. MODIFICATIONS. The Law Offices of Aaron J. Stewart may, in its sole discretion and without prior notice, (a) revise these Terms of Use; (b) modify the Site; and (c) discontinue the Site at any time. The Law Offices of Aaron J. Stewart shall post any revision to these Terms of Use to the Site, and the revision shall be effective immediately on such posting. You agree to review these Terms of Use and other online policies posted on the Site periodically to be aware of any revisions. You agree that, by continuing to use or access the Site following notice of any revision, you shall abide by any such revision.

15. The Law Offices of Aaron J. Stewart has an office in California, U.S.A. and does not intend or purport to practice in any other jurisdictions other than California.

16. ACKNOWLEDGEMENT.

BY USING OR ACCESSING THE SITE, YOU ACKNOWLEDGE THAT YOU HAVE READ THESE TERMS OF USE AND AGREE TO BE BOUND BY THEM.