Terms of Use

  1. BINDING EFFECT. This is a binding legal agreement. By accessing or using this website (the “Site”), subscribing to a monthly membership, or ordering a product (“Product” or “Products”), you agree to abide by these Terms of Use, as they may be amended by Legal Seagull LLC (“Legal Seagull”, “our”, “we”, “us”) from time-to-time. YOU AGREE THAT BY USING THE WEBSITE YOU REPRESENT THAT YOU ARE AT LEAST 18 YEARS OLD AND THAT YOU ARE LEGALLY ABLE TO ENTER INTO THIS AGREEMENT.
By agreeing to these Terms of Use, you expressly agree to mandatory arbitration to resolve any legal claims against us and waive your right to pursue a jury trial or participate in a class action lawsuit filed against us. Learn more below in paragraph 7.
If you do not agree to all the terms and conditions of this agreement, then you may not access the Site or use any Products or services. If these Terms of Use are considered an offer, acceptance is expressly limited to these Terms of Use.
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  1. NO LEGAL ADVICE. Legal Seagull provides you with self-help legal information and products you can use when representing yourself in legal matters. We are not a law firm and do not provide legal services including, but not limited to, providing legal advice, recommendations or suggestions regarding certain courses of action in legal matters. If you are unable to resolve your legal issues with the information or products provided, you should retain legal counsel. The law evolves constantly, so we do not guarantee the information or products provided to you are up to date or accurate in every situation. The information and products supplied on or through the Site are not intended as a substitute for advice from legal counsel.

 

  1. INTENDED USE – UNITED STATES. The Site contains information and products intended for use by individuals seeking self-help legal information for legal systems in the United States. Legal Seagull makes no representation or warranty that any of the materials or the services to which you have been given access are available or appropriate for use in other locations.

 

  1. PRIVACY POLICY. We respect your privacy. A complete statement of our current privacy policy can be found by clicking here. The privacy policy is expressly incorporated into this Agreement by reference. We are not a legal service and, thus, no attorney-client confidentiality or work product confidentiality is created when you access the Site or order a Product or other content from us.    

 

  1. PRODUCT LICENSE. Upon payment for consideration of a Product, Legal Seagull grants you a limited, non-exclusive, personal, non-transferable license to use the Product you order from the Site. You understand and agree you have no right to modify, edit, create derivative works from, distribute, sell, rent, share, or republish any information or Product provided on or through Legal Seagull without our express written consent.

 

  1. OUTCOMES. You understand and agree that the self-help information and Products provided by Legal Seagull do not constitute professional legal advice and may not be appropriate for every legal situation. We assert and you hereby accept that there is no guarantee the use of the self-help information or products on this Site will result in a successful outcome of your legal matter.

 

  1. ARBITRATION AGREEMENT. In agreeing to be bound by these Terms of Use, you agree that any and all legal claims or disputes arising between you and Legal Seagull shall be resolved exclusively through mandatory, final, binding arbitration. This agreement to arbitrate shall be governed by the Federal Arbitration Act.
(a) Waiver of Jury Trial and Class Actions - You and Legal Seagull agree to waive the right to a jury trial or to participate as a class member in a class action lawsuit or consolidated class action arbitration proceeding.
(b) Arbitrator - The parties agree the American Arbitration Association ("AAA") shall conduct any arbitration involving a legal claim or dispute between them under its consumer rules as modified by these Terms of Use. You may view these rules at www.adr.org.
(c) Location - The place of arbitration shall be in the County of Los Angeles, California, United States.
(d) Notice - A party who intends to seek arbitration must first send to the other, by certified mail, a Notice of Dispute ("Notice"). Your notice should include the following information:
  • Your name,
  • Your email and phone number,
  • Your physical mailing address,
  • The nature of the dispute with us,
  • Any supporting documentation, and
  • The relief you are seeking.
Notice should be sent to us via the Contact function on the Site. We will review the Notice within 30 days. If 30 days passes from the date of receipt without resolution, either party may move forward with arbitration.
(e) Attorney's Fees – The parties agree they shall be responsible for their own attorneys' fees and shall equally share the cost of arbitration.
(f) Alternative Forum – Should a court of competent jurisdiction or arbitrator rule this arbitration clause invalid, the parties agree 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 rules regarding conflicts of law and you hereby irrevocably consent as a choice of forum to the state and federal courts, as appropriate, in Los Angeles County, California, in all disputes arising out of or related to the use of the Site or Products.
  1. COMMUNICATION. When you contact us, signup for a free newsletter, subscribe to a membership, or purchase a Product on or through the Site, you consent to receive communications from us electronically. You agree that any such communication via email shall constitute legal written communication in compliance with any and all legal notice requirements.

 

  1. USER CONTENT. By posting, uploading, displaying, performing, transmitting, or otherwise distributing information or other content (“User Content”) to the Site or Service, you grant Legal Seagull, its affiliates, officers, directors, employees, consultants, agents, and representatives a worldwide, royalty-free, non-exclusive, perpetual (for the duration of the applicable copyright) license to use User Content in connection with your order, the Internet business of Legal Seagull, its affiliates, officers, directors, employees, consultants, agents, and representatives, including without limitation, a right to copy, distribute, transmit, publicly display, publicly perform, reproduce, edit, translate, and reformat User Content. You will not be compensated for any User Content. By posting User Content on the Site or Service, you warrant and represent that you own the rights to the User Content or are otherwise authorized to post, distribute, display, perform, transmit, or otherwise distribute User Content.

 

  1. COMPLIANCE WITH INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY LAWS. When accessing the Site, you agree to obey the law and to respect the intellectual property rights of others. Your use of the Site is at all times governed by and subject to laws regarding copyright ownership and use of intellectual property. You agree not to upload, download, display, perform, transmit, or otherwise distribute any information or content (collectively, “Content”) in violation of our or any third party’s copyrights, trademarks, or other intellectual property or proprietary rights. You agree to abide by laws regarding copyright ownership and use of intellectual property, and you shall be solely responsible for any violations of any relevant laws and for any infringements of third party rights caused by any Content you provide or transmit. The burden of proving that any Content does not violate any laws or third party rights rests solely with you.

 

  1. INAPPROPRIATE 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 is libelous, defamatory, obscene, pornographic, abusive, or threatening.

 

  1. ALLEGED VIOLATIONS. Legal Seagull reserves the right to terminate your use of the Site. To ensure that Legal Seagull provides a high quality experience for you and for other users of the Site, you agree that Legal Seagull or its representatives may access your account, records and user generated content on a case-by-case basis to investigate complaints or allegations of abuse, infringement of third party rights, or other unauthorized uses of the Site or the Service. Legal Seagull may disclose any investigation to third parties in its discretion or under legal compulsion. Legal Seagull reserves the right to terminate your account or order immediately without liability to you, if we believe you violated any of the Terms of Use, furnished us with false or misleading information, or interfered with the use of the Site by others.

 

  1. NO WARRANTIES. LEGAL SEAGULL HEREBY DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES. LEGAL SEAGULL 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, THE PRODUCTS, OR OTHER CONTENT. TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, LEGAL SEAGULL EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMS ANY AND ALL WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, REGARDING THE SITE OR PRODUCTS, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, ANY IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, OR NON-INFRINGEMENT. LEGAL SEAGULL DOES NOT WARRANT THAT THE SITE OR THE PRODUCTS OFFERED THROUGH THE SITE WILL MEET YOUR REQUIREMENTS OR THAT THE OPERATION OF THE SITE OR THE PRODUCTS WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED OR ERROR-FREE.

 

  1. LIMITED LIABILITY. LEGAL SEAGULL’S LIABILITY TO YOU IS LIMITED. TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, IN NO EVENT SHALL WE BE LIABLE FOR DAMAGES OF ANY KIND (INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, EMOTIONAL DISTRESS, BODILY INJURY, LOSS OF EARNINGS, MEDICAL BILLINGS ARISING OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH YOUR USE OF THE SITE OR PRODUCTS AVAILABLE THROUGH THE SITE. 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. THE PARTIES AGREE THE EXTENT OF ANY MONETARY AWARD SHALL BE LIMITED TO THREE TIMES THE AMOUNT YOU PAY IN CONSIDERATION TO LEGAL SEAGULL FOR THE ORDER FROM WHICH THE LEGAL DISPUTE IN QUESTION ARISES.

 

  1. EXCLUSIONS AND LIMITATIONS. SOME JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OF CERTAIN WARRANTIES OR THE LIMITATION OR EXCLUSION OF LIABILITY FOR INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES. ACCORDINGLY, SOME OF THE ABOVE LIMITATIONS OF SECTIONS 13 AND 14 MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.

 

  1. SITE TERMINATION. Legal Seagull reserves the right to no longer make available all or part of the Site or any Product offered through the Site at any time in its sole discretion.

 

  1. AFFILIATED SITES. Legal Seagull has no control over, and assumes no liability for any third party websites or materials. Legal Seagull works with a number of partners and affiliates whose Internet sites may be linked within the Site. Because Legal Seagull has no control over the content and performance of these partner and affiliate sites, Legal Seagull makes no guarantees about the accuracy, currency, content, or quality of the information provided by such sites, and Legal Seagull 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) owned by third parties. You acknowledge and agree that Legal Seagull makes no guarantees about, and assumes no responsibility for, the accuracy, currency, content, or quality of this third party content, and, unless expressly provided otherwise, these Terms of Use shall govern your use of any and all third party content.

 

  1. PROHIBITED USES. Legal Seagull imposes certain restrictions on your permissible use of the Site. You are prohibited from violating or attempting to violate any security features of the Site, including, without limitation, (a) accessing content or data not intended for you, or logging onto a server or account that you are not authorized to access; (b) 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; (c) 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 , overloading, “flooding,” “spamming,” “mail bombing,” or “crashing;” (d) forging any TCP/IP packet header or any part of the header information in any e-mail or in any posting using the Service; (e) 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 Legal Seagull; or (f) automatically or manually scraping or copying the content from the Site or a Product without our consent. Any violation may subject you to civil and criminal liability.

 

  1. INDEMNITY. You agree to indemnify, defend, and hold harmless Legal Seagull, its affiliates, officers, directors, employees, consultants, agents, and representatives from any and all third party claims, losses, liability, damages, and/or costs (including reasonable attorneys’ fees and costs) arising from your access to or use of the Site or Product, your violation of these Terms of Use, or your infringement, or infringement by any other user of your account, of any intellectual property or other right of any person or entity. Legal Seagull will notify you promptly of any such claim, loss, liability, or demand, and will provide you with reasonable assistance, at your expense, in defending any such claim, loss, liability, damage, or cost.

 

  1. COPYRIGHT. All contents of Site, excluding user generated content, are: © 2019 Legal Seagull LLC All rights reserved

 

  1. SEVERABILITY; WAIVER. If a court of competent jurisdiction finds any term or condition in these Terms of Use to be unenforceable, all other Terms of Use 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.

 

  1. NO LICENSE. Nothing contained on the Site should be understood as granting you a license to use any of the trademarks, service marks, or logos owned by Legal Seagull or by any third party.

 

  1. MODIFICATIONS. Legal Seagull may, in its sole discretion, may update, change or replace any part of these Terms of Use by posting updates and changes to the Site. It is your responsibility to check the Site periodically for changes. Your continued use of or access to the Site or the Service following the posting of any changes to these Terms of Use constitutes acceptance of those changes. 

 

  1. CONTACT INFORMATION. Questions about these Terms of Use should be sent to us at info "at" thelegalseagull.com