Term of Services

Terms of Use

Terms of Use

Our terms and conditions (“Terms of Use”) will govern your use of this site (the “Site”) and your interaction with any Team Member (Paralegal, Virtual Assistant, Legal Secretary, Legal Assistant or Law Clerk), of which terms are defined below. Use of Lawfecta.com, including all materials and all online services provided by Lawfecta is subject to the following terms and conditions of use. By using Lawfecta.com, you agree without modification to these terms and conditions and acknowledge reading them.

DEFINED TERMS

The Site is operated by Legal 7, LLC. Any user (“you”) can open an account (an “Account”) and have a Team Member (a “Team Member ”) to help you with certain tasks to perform certain tasks. Services will be referred to here as the “Services.” The Services include, but are not limited to:

  • Document Drafting
  • Document formatting and proofing
  • Data entry
  • Internet and public database research
  • Calendar management
  • Meeting scheduling and coordination
  • Drafting emails and correspondence
  • Phone contact with clients or third parties
  • Preparing invoices
  • Managing personal calendars, including gift suggestions for holidays, anniversaries, and birthdays
  • Researching events and activities

Lawfecta works on a contractual basis in increments of ninety (90) days. In certain cases, a custom period to which is agreed in writing (each, a “Contract Period”). You contract to a set plan (your “Contract”) that entitles you to a Team Member ’s services for a set number of hours during each Contract Period (“Contract Hours”).
The fee for your contract (your “Contract Fee”) is based on the number of Contract Hours you enter into for a period of ninety (90) days.

You will pay your Contract Fee by giving us a credit card, which will be your “Card on File.” You may change the Card on File at any time through your Account.

ELIGIBILITY FOR SERVICES

You must be at least 18 (eighteen) years old and a licensed member of the state bar in order to open an Account and have Services provided to you. If you open an Account and we determine that you are not eighteen years old and/or not a licensed member of the state bar, we may terminate your Account immediately.

TERM AND TERMINATION

Once you have opened an Account, chosen your deposit, and provided a Card on File to pay your Contract Fee, and your Card on File has cleared through our credit-card processor, we will notify you and your ninety (90) day contract period will start to run.

Your contract will not automatically renew on the last day of each Contract Period.

Any unused hours at the time the ninety (90) day period ends will be forfeited as stipulated in the Contract signed by the Client.

We reserve the right, in our sole discretion, to terminate any Account, assist law enforcement in the prosecution of criminal liability, and/or assert a civil or criminal legal action on account of use of the Site that we reasonably believe is or might be in violation of these Terms of Use or any applicable law, order or regulation.

Links and Email Addresses

Links posted on this website to other websites are provided only as a convenience to our clients. Lawfecta assumes no responsibility for the content, security or reliability of any websites to which we have posted links.

CONSENT TO E-MAIL AND PHONE COMMUNICATIONS

CONSENT TO E-MAIL AND PHONE COMMUNICATIONS

You consent to receive e-mails at the e-mail address you provide to us in your Account from

  • Your Team Member  about any and all services, and
  • From us about aspects of the Site and the Services that may be of interest to you, including billing.

You consent to receive phone calls at the phone number you provide to us in your Account from

  • Your Team Member  about any and all services, and
  • From us about aspects of the Site and the Services that may be of interest to you, including billing.

Spamming, the unsolicited broadcasts of email addresses or links in this website, is prohibited and unauthorized.

No Warranty or Liability

The information presented on Lawfecta.com is provided “as is” and “as available,” without representation or warranty of any kind. Lawfecta does not represent or warrant that such information is or will be always current, complete, or accurate. Any representation or warranty that might be otherwise implied is expressly disclaimed.
You agree that Lawfecta is not liable to you or others, in any way or for any damages of any kind, arising from the use of Lawfecta.com, including, but not limited to, liability or damaged caused by viruses contained within electronic files of this site or any linked site, regardless of prior notice to our office.

CHARGES AND PAYMENT

We will charge the Card on File for your Contract Fee for each new Contract Period that you have elected to engage in.

LIMITATION ON SCOPE OF SERVICES

Your Team Member will provide any Services that you request that can be performed remotely.

Any advice that a Team Member or any other Lawfecta representative may offer in the course of providing services does not constitute and is not intended to replace or substitute for any legal advice.

Your Team Member may not and will not engage or help you engage directly or indirectly in any illegal, fraudulent, or immoral activity or in the pursuit of information about activities that reasonably can be considered illegal, fraudulent or immoral, which includes, without limitation, the infringement of anyone else’s proprietary or personal rights.

Your Team Member may not and will not disclose to you any information about any other user of the Site or the Services.

PROHIBITION ON SOLICITING YOUR TEAM MEMBER

Lawfecta has made substantial investments in recruiting, training and pairing you with your Team Member. For this reason, in using our service, you agree that during the time in which you use the Services and for a period of 12 months immediately following the termination of the Services, you will not directly or indirectly retain the services of any Team Member supplied by Lawfecta other than by these Terms of Use. Should your solicitation be a substantial factor resulting in the Team Member leaving Lawfecta and providing services to you through any other arrangement, you agree to pay Lawfecta as liquidated damages reasonably calculated to compensate Lawfecta for its lost investments and not as a penalty of any kind, a one-time fee equivalent to one year of the undiscounted value of your most recently paid Contract Fee.

INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY

Unless otherwise indicated, all Lawfecta.com materials, including, without limitation (including, without limitation, all source code), Lawfecta logo, all designs, text, graphics, other files, and the selection and arrangement thereof, also termed the “look and feel,” are the proprietary and copyrighted property of Lawfecta. You may electronically copy and print to hard copy portions of Lawfecta.com for the sole purpose of using materials it contains for information and non-commercial, personal use only. Any other use of the materials in Lawfecta.com – including any commercial use, reproduction for purposes other than described above, modification, distribution, republication, display or performance – without the prior written permission of Lawfecta is strictly prohibited.

LIMITATIONS ON USE OF THE SITE

You may not:

  • Circumvent, disable or otherwise interfere with security-related features of the Site or features that prevent or restrict use or copying of any Site Content or enforce limitations on use of the Site.
  • Transmit to the Site or to your Team Member any viruses, malware, worms, or any computer code designed to damage, improperly obtain information from, or modify the Site.
  • Transmit to the Site or to your Team Member any pornographic, obscene, or defamatory material or any material that violates a person’s right to privacy or right of publicity.
REPRESENTATIONS AND WARRANTIES

You represent and warrant that you have the right, authority, and capacity to enter into and abide by these Terms of Use and that all information that you provide in your Account and all information that you provide to your Team Member in connection with requesting Services will be accurate and complete and will not violate any third party’s rights.
Disclaimer of warranties. The site is made available to you “as is.” To the full extent permitted by applicable law, Lawfecta expressly disclaims and does not make any promise, representation or warranty of any kind, express or implied (i) about the accuracy, adequacy, completeness, timeliness, safety, or reliability of any information, services or goods that any team member or any service provider may provide; (ii) about the safety or suitability or fitness for a particular purpose of any services provided or goods procured by or through any team member or any service provider; (iii) that any services provided or goods procured will not infringe the copyright, trademark, patent, trade secret or other proprietary rights of any third party or infringe any third party’s right of privacy or publicity; (iv) about the privacy or security practices or systems of any service provider; or (v) that there is no lower or better price or deal for any services provided or goods procured through any team member or any service provider. Some jurisdictions do not allow the disclaimer of implied warranties, so some of the foregoing disclaimers may not apply to you insofar as they relate to implied warranties.

INDEMNITY

You will indemnify and hold harmless Lawfecta and its parent, subsidiaries, affiliates, officers, agents, and other partners and employees (the “Lawfecta Indemnified Parties”) from any losses, liabilities, fees, and expenses, including reasonable attorney’s fees (collectively, “Losses”) that any Lawfecta Indemnified party may incur as a result of your use of the Site or the Services, including, without limitation, any claim arising from your breach of these Terms of Use and your breach of your representations and warranties set forth above. This obligation will survive termination of this Agreement, which means that even after you stop using the Site, you will still be bound.

LIMITATION OF LIABILITY

Under no circumstances will Lawfecta or any of its subsidiaries or affiliates, employees, agents or representatives be liable for direct, indirect, incidental, special, consequential, or exemplary damages (even if Lawfecta or such other party has been advised of the possibility of such damages) resulting from any aspect of your use of the site, any virtual assistant, or any services, whether the damages arise from (i) use or misuse of the site, (ii) your inability to use the site, (iii) the interruption, suspension, modification, alteration, or termination of the site, (iv) any information, services or products you receive or use through the site, through your interaction with any team member or any service provider, or as a result of the services, including, without limitation, any information, services or products that may be provided to you by any service provider, (v) a service provider’s failure to provide adequate privacy or security with respect to your credit card or other personally identifying information, (vi) the action or failure to act of any virtual assistant, Lawfecta representative, or service provider, or (vii) any information or advice received through or advertised in connection with the site or any links on the site. These limitations shall apply to the fullest extent permitted by law. In some jurisdictions, limitations of liability are not permitted, so some of the foregoing limitations may not apply to you.

COPYRIGHT PROTECTION POLICY

If you believe that any content that you own has been posted on the Site without your permission, please provide our Copyright Agent with the following information: an electronic or physical signature of the person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of the copyright interest; a description of the copyrighted work that you claim has been infringed; a description of where the material that you claim is infringing is located on the Site; your address, telephone number, and e-mail address; a written statement by you that you have a good faith belief that the disputed use is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law; a statement by you, made under penalty of perjury, that the above information in your notice is accurate and that you are the copyright owner or authorized to act on the copyright owner’s behalf.

GOVERNING LAW, JURISDICTION, AND TIME LIMIT ON CLAIMS

You agree that: (i) the Site shall be deemed solely based in California; and (ii) the Site shall be deemed a passive Site that does not give rise to personal jurisdiction over Lawfecta, either specific or general, in jurisdictions other than California. If you have any dispute with us, the dispute will be governed by the laws of the State of California without regard to its conflict of law provisions. You hereby submit to personal jurisdiction by and venue in the state and federal courts of San Francisco, California. Regardless of any statute or law to the contrary, you agree that any claim or cause of action arising out of or related to use of the Site or the Terms of Use must be filed within one (1) year after such claim or cause of action arose, or it will be forever barred.

ADDITIONAL TERMS

Our failure to exercise or enforce any right or provision of the Terms of Use shall not constitute a waiver of such right or provision. If a court of competent jurisdiction holds any provision of the Terms of Use invalid, the court should try to give effect to the parties’ intentions as reflected in the provision, and the other provisions of the Terms of Use will remain in full force and effect.

Assignment

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

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

These Disclaimers and Terms and Conditions of Use supersedes any prior communication, representations or agreements between you and Lawfecta and constitutes the complete and final agreement related to the use of Lawfecta.com or any services provided by Lawfecta.

Modification of These Terms

Lawfecta reserves the right to change the terms, conditions, and notices under which Lawfecta.com is available. By using Lawfecta.com or sending us any personal information, you agree to this policy and are bound to this policy in effect as of the date of such use.

These Terms of Use updated on October 4, 2017.

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