Thank you for choosing nhlegalforms.com for your legal needs! By confirming your participation in our online legal consultation, you agree to follow our Terms and Conditions listed below. Please contact us IMMEDIATELY if you do not agree to our Terms and Conditions. You are NOT authorized to participate in our online legal consultation unless you agree to our Terms and Conditions.
TERMS AND CONDITIONS
I. Attorney-Client Relationship. You have created an attorney-client relationship between you and us by participating in our online legal consultation. This attorney-client relationship is governed by these Terms and Conditions, the New Hampshire Rules of Professional Conduct, other court rules, and applicable statutes, regulations and case law.
II. Legally Binding Contract. You have entered into a legally binding contract with us. IF YOU DO NOT UNDERSTAND ANY TERM(S) OF THIS CONTRACT, PLEASE ASK TO HAVE EACH TERM YOU DO NOT UNDERSTAND FULLY EXPLAINED TO YOU, SO THAT YOU UNDERSTAND THE AGREEMENT YOU ARE MAKING.
III. Confidentiality. The attorney-client relationship between you and us is confidential. We cannot disclose information relating to your representation unless you give us your informed consent to do so or the disclosure is impliedly authorized in order to carry out your representation.
Additionally, we may reveal such information to the extent we reasonably believe it is necessary: 1. to prevent reasonably certain death or substantial bodily harm or to prevent you from committing a criminal act that we believe is likely to result in substantial injury to the financial interest or property of another; 2. to secure legal advice about our compliance with these rules; 3. to establish a claim or defense on our behalf in a controversy between you and us, to establish a defense to a criminal charge or civil claim against us based upon conduct in which you were involved, or to respond to allegations in any proceeding concerning our representation of you; 4. to comply with other law or a court order; 5. to detect and resolve conflicts of interest arising from the change of employment of a lawyer we employ or employed or from changes in our composition or ownership, but only if the revealed information would not compromise the attorney-client privilege or otherwise prejudice you.
IV. Scope of Representation. During the online legal consultation, we may mutually agree to other legal services, including representing you in all, or part of, any anticipated or ongoing legal case. When we represent you in only a part of your legal case it is called "limited representation."
In limited representation, we must act in your best interest and give you competent help. However, we do not have to give you more help than we mutually agree upon. Additionally, we do not have to help you with any other part of your case. The limited services we may provide you include: 1. providing you general advice about your legal rights and responsibilities in connection with potential litigation at a one-time online legal consultation and/or further meetings, telephone calls or correspondence; 2. assisting you in the preparation of your court or mediation matter by explaining court procedures, conducting legal research and analysis, reviewing court papers and other documents prepared by or for your case, suggesting court papers for you to prepare, or drafting court papers for your use; 3. representing you in Court but only for the specific matter(s) we mutually agree upon.
V. Payment and Refunds. Your online payment is a retainer that we will use to bill against time we spend with you during your online legal consultation. Time is measured in five-minute increments. We will refund you any unused portion of your retainer. If we mutually agree, we will retain any unused portion of your retainer for other legal services.
VI. 100% Money-Back Guarantee. You are entitled to a refund of the portion of your retainer used during our online legal consultation if you are not completely satisfied. You must request this refund within thirty days of the date of your consultation. You are also entitled to a refund of the portion of your retainer used on other legal services if you are not completely satisfied. You must request this refund within thirty days of the date the last legal service was performed by us.
VII. No Result Promised or Guaranteed. No results have been promised or guaranteed by us. These Terms and Conditions are not based upon any such promises, guarantees or anticipated results.
VIII. Discharge. In the event you discharge us, or vice versa, we will apply your retainer to any unpaid portion of the online legal consultation and any other unpaid legal services. We will refund you any unused retainer.
IX. Your File.We will create a physical and/or electronic file for you after you participate in our online legal consultation. Your file may contain attorney notes, documents, communications and other information. Upon your request, we will send you a complete copy of your file. Additionally, we will send you a complete copy of your file three months after we have concluded our representation of you. Unless you tell us otherwise, we will not retain a copy of your file (with the exception of documents we are required by law to keep) after we have returned it to you. Your file may stored electronically on a file-sharing site. Please notify us IMMEDIATELY if you do not consent to having your file stored on a file-sharing site.
X. Choice of Law and Dispute Resolution.These Terms and Conditions will be construed according to the laws of New Hampshire. Any dispute relating to performance of these Terms and Conditions will be submitted to binding arbitration, with the exception of any dispute relating to unpaid or past due amounts which may be brought in any court of competent jurisdiction.