Web Site Terms of Use

Agreement with Terms of Use

Please read this Terms of Use, Disclaimer, and Copyright Notice (the "Terms of Use") carefully before you use this web site. By using this web site, you agree with the Terms of Use. If you do not agree with any of the Terms of Use of our web site, then do not use it.

Not Legal Advice or Advertising

The materials on this web site are provided for informational purposes only and are neither legal advice nor a substitute for legal advice on any issue. Nor do they constitute a legal opinion. Accessing these materials does not create an attorney-client or other confidential relationship. These materials are intended, but not promised or guaranteed, to be correct, complete, and up-to-date as of the date they were prepared, however, users should not rely upon them without receiving the advice of their lawyer. For example, the materials may, as a result of the passage of time, changes in the law or subsequent court decisions, no longer be accurate.

This web site is not intended to be a source of advertising, solicitation or legal advice. Accordingly, users should not consider the materials on this web site as an invitation for an attorney-client or other confidential relationship. Users should not act or rely upon any information contained in this web site and should always seek the advice of an attorney in their jurisdiction.

The owner of this web site, Funkhouser Vegosen Liebman & Dunn Ltd., is a law firm licensed to practice in the State of Illinois (the "Firm"). In some jurisdictions, portions of this web site may be considered advertising. The Firm does not wish to represent anyone desiring representation based upon the viewing of any portion of this web site that does not comply with legal or ethical rules in those jurisdictions.

The transmission of an e-mail request for information does not create an attorney-client or other confidential relationship. Users should not send this Firm via e-mail any information or facts relating to their legal problems or those of any other person or entity. While the Firm may want to hear from users, please do not send our Firm any information about any matter that may involve you or anyone else until you are requested to do so by one of this Firm's attorneys. If you, as a user, are a client, remember that e-mail may not be secure.

Funkhouser Vegosen Liebman & Dunn Ltd., makes no representation or warranty that it can obtain the same results in other legal matters as reported in cases or other matters on this web site.

No Harmful Submissions

Users shall not submit to the Firm through this web site, or by any other means, any materials that, in any way, (1) are pornographic or obscene, (2) defame, libel, or slander, any person or entity, (3) invade the privacy or publicity rights of any person or entity, (4) infringe the intellectual property rights of any person or entity, including, without limitation, trademarks or copyrights, (5) disclose trade secrets of any person or entity, (6) promote or support illegal activity, (7) solicit funds, good, or services, or (8) otherwise harm or injure any person or entity.


Users may display on their own computer, download and print a copy of the material on this web site for non-commercial, personal or educational purposes only, provided that the content is not modified and that each copy of such materials identifies the source, bears our copyright notice "© 1999, 2000, 2001, Funkhouser Vegosen Liebman & Dunn Ltd. All rights reserved." and the terms of this limited license. No part of any document on this web site may be reproduced or transmitted for any other purpose without the prior written permission of Funkhouser Vegosen Liebman & Dunn Ltd. may be directed to Ms. Ana M.Parada, at aparada@fvldlaw.com.

Ownership, Copyright, and Service Mark

This web site was created by, and is the copyrighted property of, Funkhouser Vegosen Liebman & Dunn Ltd., all rights reserved. All of the materials contained on this web site, including text, pictures, images, sounds, video clips, audio clips, illustrations, and graphics (collectively the "Material") are either owned by the Firm or they are licensed to it and are copyrighted. The Firm and its licensors retain and reserve all proprietary rights in and to the Material. "Funkhouser Vegosen Liebman & Dunn Ltd." and the "FVLD" logo are service marks of the Firm.


User agrees to indemnify and hold harmless the Firm and its licensors and their respective officers, directors, shareholders, employees, successors and assigns from and against any and all claims, losses, damages, liabilities, costs or expenses, including reasonable attorneys' fees, by reason of any breach by user of the restrictions in this Terms of Use or breach of user's agreement under this Terms of Use.


If any particular portion of a provision of this Terms of Use shall ever be adjudicated as invalid or unenforceable, or if the application thereof to any party or circumstance shall be adjudicated to be prohibited by or invalid under such laws or public policies, such particular portion of the provision shall be deemed amended to delete therefrom such portion so adjudicated, such deletion to apply only with respect to the operation of such portion in the particular jurisdiction so adjudicating on the parties and under the circumstances as to which so adjudicated and only to the minimum extent so required, and the parties shall be deemed to have substituted for such portion so deleted words which give the maximum scope permitted under applicable law to such provision. The validity, construction and enforceability of this Terms of Use shall be governed in all respects by the domestic laws of the United States and the State of Illinois applicable to agreements made and to be performed entirely in the State of Illinois, without giving effect to any choice of law, or any principles of comity, or conflict of law provision, or rule (whether of the State of Illinois or any other jurisdiction) that would cause the application of the law of any jurisdiction other than the State of Illinois, even though a user may not be a resident of that State. You agree that any actual or threatened breach of this Terms of Use may be immediately restrained or enjoined by any court of competent jurisdiction, and that any temporary restraining order or emergency, preliminary, or final injunctions may be issued in any court of competent jurisdiction without notice and without bond. As used herein, the term "any court of competent jurisdiction" shall include the state and federal courts sitting in, or with jurisdiction over actions arising in, Cook County in the state of Illinois, the jurisdiction, venue, convenience, and appropriateness of which are hereby expressly CONSENTED TO by you, all objections thereto being expressly WAIVED by you. This Terms of Use contains the entire understanding of the Firm and user with respect to its subject matter. Your use of this web site after the Firm modifies or amends it in any way shall constitute acceptance of such modification or amendment by you.