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  1. Balough Law Offices, LLC is registered with the Illinois Supreme Court as a limited liability company to practice law in the State of Illinois. Richard C. Balough is an attorney licensed in the States of Illinois, Texas, and Florida and in several federal jurisdictions. Cheryl Dancey Balough is an attorney licensed in the State of Illinois. Balough Law Offices, LLC, Richard C. Balough, and Cheryl Dancey Balough are located in Chicago, Illinois. By accessing this site, you agree that the use of this site is in Cook County, Illinois.
  2. Balough Law Offices, LLC, Richard C. Balough and Cheryl Dancey Balough provide and are responsible for the content of this site.  The content is for informational purposes only. The material presented on this site is not legal advice and you cannot rely upon it as legal advice. By accessing this site, you are not creating an attorney-client relationship with Balough Law Offices, LLC, Richard C. Balough, or Cheryl Dancey Balough.
  3. The information presented on this site is general only and you should not act upon this information without consulting an attorney for advice specific to your situation.
  4. Your use of this site is at your own risk.
  5. The materials presented on this site were accurate at the time they were written. Balough Law Offices, LLC makes no representation or warranty as to the current accuracy of the information or for any omissions or other errors in the content, and Balough Law Offices, LLC is under no obligation to update the material. You should not rely upon this information for making any legal decision. It is not intended to be, nor is it, legal advice to you.
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  7. Balough Law Offices, LLC assumes no responsibility and shall not be liable for any damages to, or viruses that might infect, your computer or other property as a result of your access to this site or your downloading of any materials.
  8. Balough Law Offices, LLC has not reviewed, and assumes no responsibility to review, any and/or all of the sites linked to this site. Balough Law Offices, LLC is not responsible for the contents of any other site linked to this site. Balough Law Offices, LLC has not authorized any third party to act as its agent or bind it in any other manner.
  9. Any communication or material you send to Balough Law Offices, LLC, Richard C. Balough, or Cheryl Dancey Balough by electronic mail or otherwise is, and will be treated as, non-confidential and non-proprietary. By sending any communication to Balough Law Offices, LLC, Richard C. Balough, or Cheryl Dancey Balough, you are not creating an attorney-client relationship with Balough Law Offices, LLC, Richard C. Balough, or Cheryl Dancey Balough.
  10. Privacy.  By accessing this site, your computer may leave certain information, including the IP address used to connect your computer to the Internet; information about your browser and operating system; the Uniform Resource Locators (URLs) of the websites you visit before and after our Site; and information about how you move around our Site.  The information collected does not personally identify you unless you sign up to receive news updates or send us an e-mail.  This information is not sold to others for any purpose, but we may share the information collected with our service providers to enhance this site and for our own marketing purposes.   We may place cookies and other anonymous identifiers on your computer to prevent fraud, to personalize your experience on our Site, and to collect and store this information so that we can improve our services.  A cookie is a small piece of information that a website can send to your browser and may then be stored on your computer’s hard drive.  An anonymous identifier is a random string of characters that is used for the same purposes as a cookie on platforms, including certain mobile devices, where cookie technology is not available.  You may be able to block, delete, or disable cookies, but doing so may prevent you from taking advantage of some or all of the features of this site.
  11. You may not alter any terms and conditions of this Agreement without the express written consent of Balough Law Offices, LLC. Any attempt to do so by you is hereby rejected and is void.
  12. This Agreement constitutes the entire agreement between Balough Law Offices, LLC and you with respect to the subject matter and replaces all previous written or oral agreements. This Agreement shall be construed in accordance with the laws of the State of Illinois without regards to its conflict of laws rules. No waiver by Balough Law Offices, LLC of any breach or default of this Agreement shall be deemed to be a waiver of any preceding or subsequent breach or default. You agree that any dispute arising out of the use of this website or any materials on the website must be submitted for resolution to an impartial mediator located in Cook County, Illinois.  If the parties are unable to resolve the dispute by mediation, then the parties may bring an action only in a court located in Cook County, Illinois or, if a federal action, only in the Northern District of Illinois.  You hereby consent and agree to submit to the jurisdiction of and venue in such courts and waive any argument of forum non conveniens.
  13. Balough Law Offices, LLC may at any time revise this Agreement by updating this site. You agree to be bound by any such revisions. You should periodically visit this page to determine the current terms of use.