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The information contained in this blog is not legal advice. The information on this blog does not create an attorney client relationship between the reader and the author. Legal information is general in nature and may not fit your individual circumstances. You should not do something or refrain from doing something on the basis of any content included in this blog without seeking appropriate legal advice about your individual facts from an attorney licensed in your state. The author is licensed to practice law only in Texas. The author is Paula Pierce, a licensed Texas attorney who has an office in Austin, Texas and meets with clients in person by appointment only.




By using this blog, you agree to the following terms and conditions. Paula Pierce, Attorney is a Texas law practice. Ms. Pierce is a licensed solo practitioner in Texas. By using this blog you agree without modification to these Terms and Conditions and acknowledge reading them.


Not Legal Services


This blog is not a solicitation for legal services. Further, unless otherwise stated, the information contained on this blog is limited to Texas law. It should not be construed to offer legal information related to any other state’s law.


Blog does not Establish Attorney-Client Relationship


Transmission of information from contact forms on this blog and/or any communication with us via Internet e-mail through this site does not establish an attorney-client relationship. Any information you convey to us via the Internet is not secure, and information conveyed through this blog site is not privileged or confidential. Do not send any confidential information to us through this blog site.




The State Bar of Texas investigates and prosecutes misconduct committed by attorneys. Although not every complaint or dispute with a lawyer involves professional misconduct, the State Bar Office of the General Counsel will provide you with information about how to file a complaint. For more information, please call 1-800-932-1900.




We do not collect personal information from visitors to this blog. Any information you provide is completely voluntary on your part, and we take no responsibility whatsoever for such information. We will not knowingly sell or otherwise distribute any user’s personal information or communications via this blogsite to any entity.


We track users of the site by location for analytical purposes only.




The author claims copyright protection on all the content provided in this blog. The content from this blog may not be reproduced, copied, and/or redistributed in any form without the express prior written permission of the author. Furthermore, the content from this blog cannot be modified nor can it be used for commercial purposes. Each document posted at this blog shall contain the following copyright notice: © 2015 Paula Pierce. All rights reserved.


Links and Email Addresses


Links posted on this blog to other blogs are provided only as a convenience to site users. We assume no responsibility for the content, security or reliability of any blogs to which we have posted links.


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


Web Tracking – Cookies, Information Collection and Privacy Policy


To view the articles and public documents on this site you do not need to reveal any personal information. To post a comment or ask a question, you will be required to provide a valid email address, name, and respond to a test question to prove you are a human. We will not sell or otherwise disseminate the information you voluntarily provide. We track users anonymously by location for the sole purpose of web analytics to improve the site. We honor do not track requests to the extent possible.



Limitation of Liability – No Warranties


The author assumes no liability for any errors or omissions in the content of this blog. We will not be responsible under any legal theory for damages, including direct, indirect, incidental, consequential or special, arising as a result of your use

of this blog. As stated above, this blog pertains to Texas law. Therefore, the content of this blog is not applicable in any state other than Texas. The user expressly agrees that no oral or other representation has been made as to additional warranties or services.


Some links within the blog may lead to other blogs or websites, including those operated and maintained by third parties. We include these links solely as a convenience to the user, and the presence of such a link does not imply a responsibility for the linked site or an endorsement of the linked site, its operator, or its contents.


This blog and its contents are provided “AS IS” without warranty of any kind, either expressed or implied, including, but not limited to, the implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, or non-infringement.


We reserve the right to change, modify, add, and delete the content on this blog.


Texas Law Applies


This agreement shall be governed by the laws of the State of Texas. By using this site, you agree that the venue for any legal proceeding regarding this site is in Travis County, Texas.




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



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 blog or in any communication originating from this blog 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 2) promoting, marketing or recommending to another party any transaction or matter that is contained on this blog or in any communication originating from this law practice.




The information contained in this blog contains general information. It is provided for informational purposes only and may not reflect current legal developments. Legal advice must be tailored to the specific circumstances of each case, and laws are constantly changing. Therefore, the information contained on this blog should not be construed as legal advice on any subject matter and should not be used as a substitute for the advice of competent legal counsel.


No recipients of content from this site, clients or otherwise, should act or refrain from acting on the basis of any content included in the site without seeking the appropriate legal or other professional advice on the particular facts and circumstances at issue from an attorney licensed in the recipient’s state. The author expressly disclaims all liability in respect to actions taken or not taken based on any or all the contents of this blog.




Certain parts of this blog may offer the opportunity for users to post comments. Comments are moderated before posting and best efforts will be made to post appropriate comments as soon as practical. We strive to respond to as many relevant questions and comments as possible, but reserve the right to use our judgment in selecting the comments to which we respond. Additionally, we reserve the right to delete off-topic, out of context, spam or promotional postings.


We encourage you to post a comment if you would like to add your perspective to a blog post, share an experience, or have a general legal question about the topic the blog post addresses that may benefit other readers. However, please do not post fact-specific legal questions for which you require tailored legal advice, and please do not post personal information. If you need specific legal advice, contact P.Pierce Law, P.C.

Do not post comments that do not add to the conversation and are posted simply as a means of promoting your business. Such comments will be deleted.




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.


Modification of Terms and Conditions


The Author reserves the right to revise these Terms and Conditions at any time by updating this posting; therefore you should visit this page from time to time to review these Terms and Conditions. Using this blog or contacting Paula Pierce by phone, email or other electronic communications constitutes your agreement to comply with such revisions.


Complete Understanding


This agreement supersedes any prior or contemporaneous communications, representations or agreements between the Author and users and constitutes the complete and final agreement between the parties relating to this agreement and this blog.

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