Terms, Conditions, & Privacy Statement

The Parties.  By your acceptance below, this Terms & Conditions Agreement (“Agreement”) is entered into by you and the Bolling Law Office, an online South Carolina law practice established in Mount Pleasant, South Carolina and managed by attorney Jocelyn G. Bolling, a South Carolina Licensed, solo practitioner.Scope of Use of Website.  The Agreement will govern your use of this website, including all content provided on the website and access to all online services provided by Bolling Law Office.

Term of Agreement.  The term of this Agreement to provide legal services to you begins when you accept this Agreement and have paid for the legal services requested and terminates once we have provided you with the requested and purchased legal service.

Our Responsibilities to You:

We Provide Limited Legal Services.  This website and this legal practice offer services related to federal intellectual property law and South Carolina law only.  As with any legal service, we cannot guarantee any legal outcome. By purchasing our services, you agree that it remains your responsibility to comply with South Carolina state and local legal procedures.

Attorney-Client Relationship.  Receipt of information by Bolling Law Office does not constitute nor create an attorney-client relationship.  After you have purchased a service and we have completed the work, we will not perform any additional work.  Your use of this website does not obligate us to a continuing legal relationship.  By providing you with limited legal services, Bolling Law Office has not agreed to attend a hearing or trial on your behalf or provide any legal services extending beyond those services which you have purchased and we have agreed to provide.

The establishment of an attorney-client relationship occurs after you request specific legal services through your personal login page and that request has been confirmed as received by us. You should be aware that our duties of confidentiality and the attorney-client privilege may not arise until we have confirmed that we are able to respond to your request.

We will not undertake any legal work for you without first running a check for any possible conflicts of interest. We may decline to provide our services to you if a conflict of interest is discovered.

Confidentiality.  In accordance with the professional rules and regulations of the South Carolina Bar Association, this practice is bound by stringent professional standards of confidentiality. Any information received by us from you is held in strictest confidence and is not released to anyone outside of this practice, unless you agree, or as required under applicable law.

All our records are securely retained in electronic files, along with secure backups, for the period of six years as required under South Carolina law.  Generally, trademark and copyright records are retained for the life of the intellectual property.

Primary communications are done through this website over Secure HTTP, which provides you with the highest industry standard protection available on the web. All payments are processed by Cardholder Information Security Program (CISP) complaint credit card processors, and no credit card or payment account numbers are stored on our servers. The maintainer of this site uses secure programming techniques and best practices along with continual code auditing to ensure that this site is as secure as possible.

Fees.  Requested services require the upfront payment of a retainer fee before Bolling Law Office will begin work.  After your payment is received, you will have access to any legal advice, documents, research or other services provided by us. If further communication with us is required, you may email a separate question regarding the received legal services or request a price quote for additional legal work. Bolling Law Office requires all official government filing fees to be paid in advance.

Website Content. Any articles for general knowledge published on this website contain basic information on legal matters and are not meant to provide advice regarding a specific legal problem you may have.   These articles are not intended to nor do they constitute legal advice.  Seek professional legal counsel before acting on anything read here. This information is not intended to nor does it create an attorney-client relationship.

IRS CIRCULAR 230 NOTICE.   Any federal tax advice contained on any page of this web 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 any transaction or matter addressed on any page of this web site.

Your Responsibilities

You agree that it is your responsibility to comply with South Carolina state and local legal procedures.   For example, if we assist you in creating Estate Administration documents, it is not our responsibility to ensure that the forms are properly executed or filed with local authorities.

Do not send any information that you consider to be confidential or secret unless we have first agreed to represent you. Any information you send to us before we agree to be your attorney may not be protected by the attorney-client privilege.

Do not send confidential information or information regarding a legal matter until you speak with us and get authorization to send that information and instructions on how best to send that confidential information.

In order to use our website, you must register a username and provide personal information about yourself. This information will be used during your transactions with Bolling Law Office to provide limited legal services in compliance with South Carolina law. Your information may be provided to a third party in order to provide the service you request and/or as is required by law. All other use of your personal information will be limited to your attorney/client relationship with Bolling Law Office.

This site will present your browser with the option of accepting JavaScript and cookies in order to lay out the web page correctly and to store customized settings for your next visit. These features may be disabled by your browser, however this will limit the look and functionality of the website. All page requests are logged in order to properly maintain the service and security of this website.   This site uses cookies. Therefore, in order to register on the website, cookies must be enabled.

Contact Information.  Our mailing address is 856 Lowcountry Blvd., Suite 101, Mount Pleasant, SC 29464.

General Terms.

Copyright.  Bolling Law Office claims copyright protection on all of the content provided by this website. The content from this website may not be reproduced, copied and/or redistributed in any form without the express permission of Bolling Law Office. Furthermore, the content from this website cannot be modified nor can it be used for commercial purposes. Each document posted at this website contains the following copyright notice: © 2010 Bolling Law Office, . All rights reserved.

Links and Email Addresses.  Links posted on this website to other websites are provided only as a convenience.  We assume no responsibility for the content, security or reliability of any websites to which we have posted links.

Limitation of Liability – No Warranties.  Bolling Law Office assumes no liability for any errors or omissions in the content of this website. We will not be responsible under any legal theory for damages, including direct, indirect, incidental, consequential or special, arising as a result of your use of this website. As stated above, this website pertains to the practice of South Carolina law only. Therefore, the content of this website is not applicable in any other state other than South Carolina.   In addition, the Bolling Law Office practices federal intellectual property law.  Federal law is available to any resident of the United States and our practice of federal intellectual property law is not limited by South Carolina law.

The general information provided on this website is provided without warranty of any kind, express or implied. Bolling Law Office reserves the right to change, modify, add, and delete the content on this website.

Jurisdiction.  The terms of this agreement will be governed by the laws of the State of South Carolina. The state and federal courts located in Charleston County, South Carolina will have exclusive jurisdiction over any case or controversy arising from or relating to this agreement, our website or any services provided by us. Each person who registers on this website consents irrevocably to personal jurisdiction in such courts with the respect to any matters and waives any defense of forum non conveniens. Furthermore, each person who registers on this website is deemed to have knowingly and voluntarily waived any right to a trial by jury in any case or controversy related to this agreement, our website or any services provided by us.

Assignment.  The rights and obligations created for you under this agreement may not be assigned to any other party.

Force Majeure.  Bolling Law Office will not be deemed to be in breach of this agreement for any delay or failure in performance caused by reasons out of its reasonable control, including acts of God or a public enemy; natural calamities; failure of a third party to perform; changes in the laws or regulations; actions of any civil, military or regulatory authority; power outage or other disruptions of communication methods or any other cause which would be out of our reasonable control.

Severance.  In the event that one or more of the provisions of this agreement shall be found unenforceable, illegal or invalid, it shall not affect any other provisions of this agreement, and this agreement shall be construed as if the provision found to be unenforceable, illegal or invalid had never been contained in the agreement, or the unenforceable, illegal or invalid provision shall be construed, amended and/or reformed to be made enforceable, legal and valid.

Complete Understanding.  This agreement supersedes any prior or contemporaneous communications, representations or agreements between Bolling Law Office and you,  and constitutes the complete and final agreement between the parties relating to this agreement, our  website or any services provided by us.

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