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The materials on our website are for general information purposes only.  They should not be construed as legal advice or opinion and you should not consider them as such.

By using our site, you agree to the terms and conditions set forth herein and acknowledge reading them.

The information on our website is subject to change without notice, and Hancock Estabrook, LLP makes no warranties or representations regarding such information.

While we try to keep our website current and accurate, you should not rely on any information that appears on the website without first seeking professional advice, and Hancock Estabrook, LLP disclaims liability to any person as a consequence of any act or failure to act in reliance on the content of this website.

For purposes of New York State Bar rules, this site may be considered attorney advertising.  To the extent any jurisdiction requires designation, we designate our Syracuse, New York office as our principal office.

No Attorney-Client Relationship or Legal Advice

The transmission or exchange of information through our website does not create or constitute an attorney-client relationship, is not intended as a solicitation and is not intended to convey or constitute legal advice. Your use of our website, including any e-mail message you send to us via this website, does not create an attorney-client relationship between you and Hancock Estabrook LLP, nor is it intended to do so.  While we welcome your e-mails, calls or letters, please do not send us any confidential or privileged information about any legal matter you may have until an attorney at Hancock Estabrook LLP has decided to represent you.

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 a written engagement agreement with us.  Without a formal attorney-client relationship, we cannot assure you that your communications will be privileged.

Links to Other Entities

We may from time to time provide links to or accept links from websites of other parties for convenience.  We do not control or maintain those websites, and we do not vouch for or assume any responsibility for the accuracy or completeness of material presented in linked sites. The inclusion of a link on our website does not imply an association or relationship between Hancock Estabrook and the sponsor of the linked site and does not constitute or imply an endorsement or approval of the linked site by Hancock Estabrook. If you use any of these links, you will leave our site.  You agree that you will not link or associate material on our site to another website without our prior written approval. If we permit such link or association, you agree to include or link with it this disclaimer and to immediately terminate the link or association at our request.

Limitation of Liability

You agree that we are not liable to you or others in any way or for any damages of any kind or under any theory, arising from your access to, or use of, or reliance on our website.  This includes liability or damages under contract or tort theories or damages caused by viruses contained within electronic files of this website or any linked website, regardless of prior notice to us.

Hancock Estabrook Intellectual Property Rights 

Unless otherwise noted, all materials, including but not limited to images, illustrations, designs, icons, photographs, video clips, software and other materials that are part of our website are protected under copyright laws and are the intellectual property of Hancock Estabrook, LLP.  You are welcome to download and view materials on our website for your personal, non-commercial viewing only. No part of these materials may otherwise be copied, reproduced, stored, republished, uploaded, posted, transmitted, or distributed in any form or by any means without our prior written permission.

Additional Disclosures and Information 

Material on this website may include descriptions of successful client representations, strategies or outcomes in matters that include transactional and adversarial proceedings. Results described on our website were dependent on the facts of the particular matter, among other variables.  Prior results do not guarantee a similar outcome in new matters.

Client Alerts presented on our website are summaries for general information and discussion only. They are not full analyses of the matters presented and should not be relied on as legal advice. They do not purport to represent the views of our clients or the Firm. The views expressed are the views of the authors only except as otherwise noted.

Any disputes concerning this website and the information it contains shall be governed by New York State law and any proceeding that may arise out of or in connection with it shall be brought in a court of competent jurisdiction in Syracuse, New York. 

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