Terms & Conditions

The Flat Fee Lawyer is a website owned by the Walk Law Firm, PA which is managed by Rochelle Friedman Walk, an attorney licensed to practice law in Florida and Ohio. Our goal is to give you the personal and prompt attention you deserve without the typical hourly fee surprises charged by most firms.

 

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The Flat Fee Lawyer Terms & Conditions

Terms and Conditions of Use
The Terms and Conditions of Use ("Agreement") are provided by Walk Law Firm, PA. We are located in Tampa, Florida and are licensed to practice law in the States of Florida and Ohio, only. The firm is managed by Rochelle Friedman Walk, Esq. Although we provide information about our firm, services and pricing via the internet, on our websites and via our blog sites, we are not advertising our services nor making any offer to sell or provide legal services. To engage us, you must contact us and enter into our engagement agreement. We may accept or decline to provide services in our sole discretion. 

This Agreement shall govern your use of our website, including all content provided on the website and through access to all online portals, including those which house client services. By continuing any communication or exploration of this site, you hereby agree to the terms and conditions as set forth herein for the entirety of your use and enjoyment thereafter.

Limitation of Services
While authorities in some jurisdictions may deem this website and this law practice to be an advertisement for legal services in their jurisdiction, our website is not to be considered as a solicitation for legal services related to any other states' law. This website and this legal practice offer services related to the laws of the United States, Florida and Ohio only.

Nature of Virtual Practice
Unlike a geographically located law practice, to the extent you engage us as a virtual practice, we will not provide physical legal representation or commence litigation on your behalf. Because we are not experts in all areas of the law and we are not licensed to practice before all jurisdictions to which you and your matter may be subjected, we operate through a network of non-affiliated lawyers and law firms. If we determine during our communication with you that your specific legal matter would benefit from or requires the services of another lawyer or law firm, we will gladly make a referral for your, however, you are not obligated to pursue the referral we make.  


No Guarantee of Outcome
As with any legal service, we cannot guarantee any legal outcome.


Confidentiality
We are bound by Rules of Professional Responsibility governing attorneys licensed to practice in the States of Florida and Ohio.  Any information received by us from our clients is held in strict confidence and is not released to anyone outside of this practice, unless agreed with by you, or as required under applicable law. When using our virtual law offices only, an attorney-client relationship with this practice is established only after a specific question has been posed to an attorney at this practice through a prospective client's personal login page and that question has been confirmed as received through a reply communication from an attorney at this practice. Prospective clients should be aware that our duties of confidentiality and the attorney-client privilege may not arise until an attorney has expressly communicated the ability to respond to that prospective client. Once you have provided us with your personal information, we will first run a crosscheck for any possible conflict of interest before accepting representation of your matter. We may decline to provide our services to you if a conflict of interest is discovered. We may also decline for no reason or any reason whatsoever. All our records are securely retained in electronic files, along with secure backups, for the period of years required under Florida law.


Information Provided on this Website
Any information provided on this website is intended to be accurate, however, it may not be complete. It is not intended to provide legal advice or counsel. Please do not rely on this general information without first communicating with us or other legal representation regarding your specific legal situation. In order to engage us, you will be asked to sign an engagement letter.


Copyright
Walk Law Firm, PA claims copyright protection on all of the content provided in this website or any affiliated blogs, web pages, or other media sources directly related to it or any of its business units, including The Flat Fee Lawyer and Flat Fee Biz Lawyer. The content from this website may not be reproduced, copied and/or redistributed in any form without the express permission of Walk Law Firm, PA. Furthermore, the content from this website cannot be modified nor can it be used for commercial purposes.


Client Funds
No fee will be charged or obligation incurred by registering on this website. In most situations, a client's funds will not be transferred to the us until the legal services requested by the client are ready to be delivered to the client either physically or electronically. Some requested services may require the upfront payment of a retainer fee, out of pocket costs, expenses, filing fees and taxes before we will begin work. We do not advance costs and fees for our clients.  After the client's payment of the agreed upon price is confirmed, the client will have complete access to the legal advice, documents, research or other services provided by the attorney. If further communication with the attorney is required, the client may post a separate question regarding the received legal services or request a price quote for additional legal work.


Links and Email Addresses
Links posted on this website to other websites are provided only as a convenience to our clients. We assume no responsibility for the content, security or reliability of any websites to which we have posted links. Spamming, the unsolicited broadcasts of email addresses or links in this website, is prohibited and unauthorized.


Privacy Policy
General Site.

To view the articles and public documents on this site you do not need to reveal any personal information. 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.


Jurisdiction
The terms of this and any Agreement between us shall be governed by the laws of the State of Florida unless otherwise explicitly stated and agreed upon in writing. The forum shall be Hillsborough County Florida.


Mediation and Arbitration
In the event a dispute arises out of or in connection with this Agreement, the Parties will attempt to resolve the dispute through friendly consultation.


Mediation
If the dispute is not resolved within a reasonable period then any and all outstanding issues may be submitted to mediation with a mediator certified by the appropriate court or government body and in accordance with the appropriate state regulations for certified or court appointed mediators.


Arbitration
If mediation is not successful in resolving the entire dispute or is unavailable, any outstanding issues will be submitted to final and binding arbitration in accordance with the laws of the State of Florida. The Parties agree to submit to the rules of either the American Arbitration Association or the National Arbitration Forum at the election of the complaining Party. The Parties agree that the forum shall be Hillsborough County, Florida and that this Agreement and all matters herein shall be controlled by the laws of the State of Florida and the Rules of the chosen body to govern the arbitration. The arbitrator's award will be final, and judgment may be entered upon it by any court having jurisdiction within the State of Florida.


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


Force Majeure
No breach of this agreement or any other agreement between us shall accrue or inure to your benefit or ours, in the event of 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 the reasonable control of the Corporate Governance Solutions, PLLC.


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.


IRS Circular 230 Disclosure
In compliance with the requirements of the IRS pertaining to the publication of Circular 230, we inform you that any advice contained on this website or in any communication originating from this website or this law practice which is related to U.S. federal tax advice is not intended or created to be used, and cannot be used, for the purpose of 1) either avoiding penalties under the Internal Revenue Code or promoting, marketing or 2) recommending to another party any transaction or matter that is contained on this website or in any communication originating from this law practice.


Entire Agreement
This Agreement supersedes any prior or contemporaneous communications, representations or agreements between us and constitutes the complete and final agreement between us relating to the use of our website. Any subsequent engagement agreement between us shall govern to the extent of the specific matter(s) described there in and to the extent of any conflict in terms; provided, however, each client will be asked to sign an engagement letter agreement before any work is performed, which agreement will set forth the specific details of the engagement, including pricing. The terms of the engagement letter agreement shall supercede and replace any conflicting term contained herein.