Terms and Conditions
Lowenstein Brown, APLC provides this web site as a service to its clients and the internet community. This web site contains information of a general nature. The information contained herein is not intended as legal advice and does not necessarily reflect the opinion of Lowenstein Brown, APLC or any of its attorneys, employees, clients, partners or affiliates.
While the information in this web site is updated periodically, additional facts or future developments may affect subjects contained herein and no guarantee is given that the information provided is correct, complete, or up-to-date. Seek the advice of an attorney before acting or relying upon any information in this web site.
This website and what it communicates is an advertisement as defined by The Rules of Professional Conduct and California Business and Professions Code.
No communication resulting herein shall create an attorney-client relationship unless a separate retainer is signed by the attorney and the client. Viewing of this web site does not constitute the provision of legal advice and no attorney-client relationship is created by viewing or responding to this website. The information displayed on this web site is intended for viewers in California.
The information in this web site is published to inform our clients and friends about current issues of importance in the field of family law. The articles presented in this web site should be viewed only as a summary of each topic and not be construed as legal advice. Legal counsel should be sought for the answers to specific legal questions. This website is a communication concerning the firm’s availability for professional employment within the meaning of California Rule of Professional Conduct 1-400(A).
Rules governing our practice before the Internal Revenue Service require that we advise you that any tax advice on this website (i) is information only and not to be relied on and (ii) is not written with the intent that it be used, and in fact it cannot be used, to avoid penalties imposed under the Internal Revenue Code or to promote, market, or recommend to another person any tax-related idea.
Any testimonial or endorsement does not constitute a guarantee, warranty, or prediction regarding the outcome of your legal matter.
Complete an Inquiry Form and/or Electronic Mail is provided as a convenience in communicating with the professionals and/or staff at the offices of Lowenstein Brown, APLC. Contact by any means does not alone create a professional relationship. If you contact the offices of Lowenstein Brown, APLC by phone, completing an inquiry form or email regarding a matter in which you have not formally engaged the professional services of the offices of Lowenstein Brown, APLC, any information you communicate may not be treated as privileged or confidential. Please remember Internet E-Mail or Complete and Inquiry Form communication is not secure and messages sent to the firm or any of its employees, partners or affiliates should not contain sensitive or confidential information unless the messages are adequately encrypted.
The Resources page on this web site contains resources and links to other Internet web sites. These resources and links are provided to aid in the search for relevant related information of interest and does not imply that Lowenstein Brown, APLC is affiliated or associated with or endorses or is legally authorized to use any trade name, registered trademark, logo, seal, or copyrighted symbol.
Internet subscribers and online readers should not act upon any information in this web site without seeking professional guidance. This communication is an “Advertisement” as defined by The Rules of Professional Conduct and American Bar Association.
Website Social Media Communications
By submitting a form on azafcc.org or on any social media site, you agree to the following:
- I understand that submitting this inquiry does not constitute the formation of a professional relationship of any kind with Lowenstein Brown, APLC.
- I understand that I am not forming a confidential relationship with Lowenstein Brown, APLC by the submission of this inquiry. A confidential relationship is formed only after a professional relationship is formed with Lowenstein Brown, APLC.
- I understand that I may receive a response from Lowenstein Brown, APLC and that I will not be charged for this response.
- I understand that Lowenstein Brown, APLC has no duty to keep the information I am transmitting confidential since the transmittal does not constitute the formation of a professional relationship.
- I understand that Lowenstein Brown, APLC’s response, if any, is not confidential since the submission of this inquiry does not constitute the formation of a professional relationship with Lowenstein Brown, APLC and that Lowenstein Brown, APLC’s response, if any, does not constitute the formation of a professional relationship.
- I understand and agree that a professional relationship with Lowenstein Brown, APLC is formed only after executing a retainer agreement and fee agreement.
Make a Payment
As a courtesy to the Lowenstein Brown, APLC clients, you may make your payments online using your Visa, MasterCard, Discover or American Express through the secure online payment processor, LawPay by clicking on the PayNow button. Please note that this service is for existing clients only. In addition, due to bank processing times, it may take 2-3 business days before your account reflects your payment.
As you may know, LawPay is a secure payment system that is compliant with all card brand security standards, ensuring protection of your personal information. With more than a decade of succesfully processing, it is the preferred payment processing system of the legal field.
Your privacy is important to us. This notice explains our online information practices and the choices you can make about the way your information is used at our site.
The Information We Collect
We do not collect personally identifiable information about you – such as your name, address, telephone number, fax number, e-mail address, etc. – unless you choose to fill out a “Contact Us” form, found on many of the pages of the site or to email us directly.
We do automatically collect certain non-personally identifiable information when you visit our site – such as the type of browser you are using, the type of operating system you are using, and the domain name of your Internet service provider (e.g., America Online, Earthlink).
How We Normally Use Information About You
We use non-personally identifiable information to analyze site usage (such as aggregated information on the pages visited by our users), which allows us to improve the design and content of our site.
In the ordinary course, we use personally identifiable information you provide solely to respond to your inquiry.
Personal Information which users in the European Union provide to us may be transferred to other countries (including the United States), the data protection laws of which may differ from those of the European Union, and you expressly agree to such transfer.
We will not contact you about other matters, unless you specifically request it, nor will we share, rent, or sell your personally identifiable information outside Lowenstein Brown. If you are interested in applying for a job at Lowenstein Brown and choose to submit resume information by email, we will use it only for the internal application review process. We will not voluntarily share, rent or sell it outside Lowenstein Brown.
However, it is possible, though unlikely, that we might be forced to disclose personally identifiable information in response to legal process or when we believe in good faith that the law requires it, for example, in response to a court order, subpoena or a law enforcement agency’s request.
Also, we cannot guarantee the privacy of personal information you transmit over the web or that may be collectable in transit by others, including contractors who provide services to us.
Collection of Information by Third-Party Sites and Sponsors
Our site contains links to other sites whose information practices may be different than ours. Visitors should consult the other sites’ privacy notices as we have no control over information that is submitted to, or collected by, these third parties.
On occasion Lowenstein Brown may post information about programs and events that are sponsored by or co-sponsored other firms or organizations. Should you choose to register electronically for any of these events, Lowenstein Brown will have no control over the third-party sponsors’ use of this information. As for our own use of your registration information, that will be handled by us as if you had registered by telephone or on paper. In other words, the privacy policies applicable to our Web site will not apply.
A cookie is a text-only string of information that a website transfers to the cookie file of the browser on your computer’s hard disk so that the website can remember who you are. A cookie will typically contain the name of the domain from which the cookie has come, the “lifetime” of the cookie, and a value, usually a randomly generated unique number.
When you visit our website we send you a cookie. Cookies may be used in the following ways:
- To enable the personalisation features on our website (which give you the ability to recall recently viewed pages and see information which you have input on line).
- To compile anonymous, aggregated statistics that allow us to understand how users use our site and to help us improve the structure of our website. We cannot identify you personally in this way.
Two types of cookies may be used on this website, session cookies, which are temporary cookies that remain in the cookie file of your browser until you leave the site, and persistent cookies, which remain in the cookie file of your browser for much longer (though how long will depend on the lifetime of the specific cookie). Disabling/Enabling Cookies You have the ability to accept or decline cookies by modifying the settings in your browser. However, you may not be able to use all the interactive features of our site if cookies are disabled.
Our Commitment to Security
We employ security measures to prevent unauthorized access to information that we collect online. However, we cannot guarantee the security of your personal information.
How to Contact Us
We reserve the right to revise this policy or any part of it from time to time. Please review the policy periodically for changes.
Date Updated and Published: 8-2-17