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The purpose of our Web site is to inform you about our firm, our philosophies about life, family, and the practice of family law, and of recent legal developments related to family law. It is NOT intended nor should it be used as a substitute for specific legal advice or opinions. Legal counsel may be given only in response to inquiries regarding specific situations. An attorney-client relationship cannot be established until we know that doing so will NOT create a conflict of interest, and until we reach an agreement on terms of representation. Therefore, do NOT send us confidential information about any matter that may involve you at this time. Acceptance by us of e-mail through this Web site shall not constitute acceptance of an engagement to provide legal services nor shall it establish an attorney-client relationship.

 

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