LawDepot™ Terms and Conditions
The following are the terms and conditions (the "Terms") for use of the LawDepot™ web site (the "Site") and LawDepot™ services. Please read the Terms carefully.
By using the LawDepot™ Material (as defined below), you are
deemed to accept the validity of and be bound by the Terms as stated
herein without modification.
LawDepot™ Material is defined as any legal materials, documents, contracts, software, products, web links, email, information, partial LawDepot™ Material or any other materials provided by LawDepot™ or the Site. LawDepot™ Services is defined as any LawDepot™ service.
- Use of LawDepot™ Material and LawDepot™ Services
You agree not to use any LawDepot™ Material and LawDepot™ Services for any purpose which is against any law in your jurisdiction or for any purpose which would not give full effect to the Terms even if that purpose is otherwise allowed under the Terms of this agreement.
You may view the Site using a web browser for evaluation purposes as a potential customer or supplier.
Final Contract is defined as the finished legal document created through the use of a LawDepot™ product such as a licensed automated contract.
Purchase of a license entitles you to:
use Final Contracts for products for which the license is purchased for the time period specified for unlimited transactions in which you are a party in the transaction and ten transactions per month otherwise,
make one backup electronic copy of each Final Contract for your personal use,
make necessary mechanical copies (e.g. photocopies or scans) of the Final Contracts for your personal records and as required for completion of the specific transactions for which the Final Contracts are intended.
You may end a license in the manner specified on the order page, your account area or the help documentation. LawDepot™ retains the right to cancel any license at any time, in which case you will only be charged for the time in which the license was in effect. LawDepot™ retains the right to change license prices.
B. Peace of Mind Review
A Peace of Mind Review is where our staff reviews your answers to ensure that they are complete and consistent with each other as well as check your spelling and grammar. The details for requesting your review are provided in a message through our Message Center after you first purchase your review.
"Plan Members" is defined as any customer or customers licensing or purchasing a LawDepot™ product that includes a promotion with a label of or similar to "Attorney-on-Demand" which may be on a supplementary information link giving more details regarding the promotion. Plan Members are subject to all of the clauses in these Terms including the Warranty and Liability clauses. "Plan Services" is defined as those services related to the Attorney on Demand for Plan Members. "Plan Supplier" is defined as the law firms, licensed attorneys and LawDepot™ suppliers who deliver the Plan Services (LawDepot™ is NOT a Plan Supplier). LawDepot™ is not responsible for the commitments made by any Plan Supplier of any kind whether communicated in LawDepot™ Material or otherwise and whether related to the Plan Services or not. Plan Services are subject to restrictions and exclusions which may be and have been introduced by Plan Suppliers, LawDepot™, regulators or any relevant laws. Plan Members agree to enter into a contractual relationship with any Plan Suppliers regarding any services required by the Plan Members and LawDepot™ will not be party to such contracts and will not be responsible for any obligations under such contracts. "Directing Efforts" is LawDepot™'s efforts in redirecting Plan Members to a Plan Supplier which is primarily through automatic electronic communication and is occasionally otherwise. Notwithstanding other Terms, Directing Efforts is considered to be part of LawDepot™ Services. Plan Members agree that the portion of the total fee paid to LawDepot™ for Directing Efforts is minimal relative to the portion of the fee paid to LawDepot™ for the licensed use of LawDepot™ Material.
- Legal Advice, Information and Decision Making Responsibility
LawDepot™ is not a law firm and does not provide Legal Advice (as defined below). Your use of the Site or any LawDepot™ service does not create a solicitor-client relationship between you and LawDepot™.
You agree that all decisions you make on legal matters are your full responsibility and you agree to retain legal counsel licensed to practice in your jurisdiction regarding any legal issue of enough importance to reasonably require it.
You agree that LawDepot™ does not provide Legal Advice. If you receive any communication from LawDepot™, its agents, its employees or any other associated entity, which is Legal Advice, you agree that it is NOT a communication authorized by LawDepot™ and you agree to immediately delete and disregard it.
Except as expressly provided in these Terms, you agree to accept full responsibility for determining the value of and for any use you make of LawDepot™ Material, and for obtaining any needed assistance from a properly licensed attorney to assess the value of and appropriate uses for any LawDepot™ Material.
For the purposes of these Terms, Legal Advice is defined to include the following:
- any legal related communication, work or service which, under the governing law of your jurisdiction, is only allowed to be performed by or under the supervision of a properly licensed attorney;
- advice on which legal document or documents you need or are best for your situation;
- determining the legal consequences that will or could result from how you have created your legal document;
- whether you have included inappropriate, conflicting, or ambiguous information in your legal documents;
- whether you have omitted any necessary provisions or details from your legal documents; and
- whether you require any additional legal documents or legal procedures.
LawDepot™ retains the right to make changes to its Affiliate Program or other programs as it sees fit.
Detailed Affiliate Program Terms and Conditions can be found at Affiliate Program Terms and Conditions.
To the maximum extent allowable under applicable law, except as explicitly identified in these terms, you agree not to publish, re-publish, lend, license, give away, look at the software source code, modify the software source code, post to an Internet web site, or use in an automated system any LawDepot™ Material, nor will you allow or assist a third party to do so. The EULA document may be distributed on the internet without time limit by licensed LawDepot™ customers as part of a materially non-legal package adding significant value.
The rights granted under these Terms are granted to you only.
If you are an organization, a License or service purchase allows one individual within your organization to exercise the rights granted by these Terms. If multiple individuals within your organization require access, a License or service must be purchased for each individual. The appointed individual may not be changed.
LawDepot™ retains the right to prohibit organizations, groups, or individuals, or yourself from using its websites or LawDepot™ Material or LawDepot™ Services at its discretion.
This agreement cannot be assigned.
- Ownership of Intellectual Property
LawDepot™ DOES NOT transfer to you title to any copy, or original, of the documents or any other LawDepot™ Material. All ownership, copyright and other intellectual property rights to any LawDepot™ Material belongs solely to LawDepot™ and its suppliers except as expressly licensed in these Terms.
Without reducing or restricting any other remedies that LawDepot™ may be entitled to, you agree that, to the extent allowable under applicable law, any automated system using any LawDepot™ Material will be the property of LawDepot™.
- LIMITED WARRANTIES
Except as expressly provided in these Terms, to the maximum extent permitted under applicable law, LawDepot™ Material and LawDepot™ Services are provided "as is" without any kind of warranty.
You accept full responsibility for determining whether LawDepot™ Material and LawDepot™ Services are suitable for any particular purpose and for protecting yourself against any possible consequential damages.
Except as expressly provided in these Terms, we are not responsible for any loss, injury, claim, liability, damage, or consequential damage related to your use of LawDepot™ Material and LawDepot™ Services, or for inaccessibility of LawDepot™ Material and LawDepot™ Services whether from errors or omissions in the content of LawDepot™ Material and LawDepot™ Services or any other linked sites or for any other reason. Use of LawDepot™ Material and LawDepot™ Services is at your own risk.
LawDepot™ does not represent or warrant that LawDepot™ Material, the Site or any linked sites are free of any harmful materials.
- Maximum Liability
Except as expressly provided in these Terms, the maximum liability of LawDepot™ is the amount paid to LawDepot™ by the customer. The maximum liability of LawDepot™ for any LawDepot™ Services is the portion of the amount paid to LawDepot™ by the customer specifically for the LawDepot™ Services as calculated by LawDepot™.
- Guarantees and Refunds
All guarantees are subject to any limitations specified in any LawDepot™ Material. Guarantees are only available to customers who paid on the product before the guarantee is claimed and are not available on free promotions. For a guarantee to apply to a product, it must be explicitly promoted in LawDepot™ Material for that product at the time of payment. A customer is only entitled to one Guarantee claim relating to one Guarantee category of one product. Should a customer accept a Guarantee related payment from LawDepot, they waive their right to any additional claims against LawDepot regarding any Guarantee unless otherwise agreed to in writing.
The following additional restrictions apply to the Guarantees payments for mistakes:
- The mistake must be in the wording of the legal document and not other text on the Site;
- The customer was the first person to mention that mistake for that Guarantee category;
- Guarantees only apply to LawDepot™ mistakes, not to customer mistakes;
- We are only required to pay a customer once for a mistake no matter how many mistakes they may bring to our attention.
A. 100% Satisfaction Guarantee
If you are not satisfied and you request a refund within 50 days of purchase, LawDepot will refund that purchase.
B. Quality Guarantee
Our maximum liability for any Quality Guarantees specified on the Site is $100 in the currency of the product.
C. $50,000 Legal Fee Guarantee
The $50,000 Legal Fee Guarantee is only available to customers who purchase an Incorporation Package promoting this guarantee. We will reimburse the customer up to $50,000, in the currency of the incorporated company's jurisdiction, for legal fees in the event that the corporate veil is pierced on a corporation that was incorporated by LawDepot™. A corporate veil refers to the personal liability protection a corporation provides its shareholders.
D. $10,000 Legal Guarantee
E. Other Guarantees and Refunds
Subject to any limitations specified in any LawDepot™ Material, we will cover any damage a customer suffers in a legal judgment, as a result of a LawDepot™ mistake, to a maximum of $10,000 in the currency of the product.
LawDepot™ will honor any other guarantees and refund commitments specified in LawDepot™ Material to a maximum of $500 in the currency of the product. No additional guarantees are applicable.
- Client Privacy
All of the Terms are valid regardless of the heading. To the maximum extent possible under law, the Terms take precedence over any conflicting LawDepot™ Material should it be deemed that any LawDepot Material is legally relevant to this Agreement under law.
You agree to indemnify and hold LawDepot™, its directors, officers and employees, harmless from any actions, claims, losses, damages, liabilities and expenses including legal fees, asserted by any third party due to or arising out of your use of the Site or LawDepot™ Material or LawDepot™ Services.
- Governing Law
The Terms are governed by the laws of the Province of Alberta, Canada. You irrevocably attorn to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.
- Binding Arbitration
If you and Sequiter Inc. are unable to resolve any dispute by informal negotiations, then any resolution of this dispute will be conducted exclusively by binding arbitration.
A request for appointment of an arbitrator must be made in writing. Upon receipt of the written request, Sequiter Inc. will have 90 days to choose and appoint an independent and impartial arbitrator with relevant knowledge of the matter at issue and the governing laws as set forth above. The arbitration will be held in the City of Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.
The cost of the binding arbitration proceedings and any proceeding in court to confirm or to vacate any arbitration award, including, without limitation, reasonable attorneys' fees and costs, will be borne by the unsuccessful party and will be determined and awarded by the arbitrator.
- Class Action Waiver
You will not seek to have the dispute heard as a class action, private attorney general action or in any other proceeding in which either party acts or proposes to act in a representative capacity. Arbitration or any other proceeding to resolve any dispute, in any forum, will be conducted solely on an individual basis and not combined with another without the prior written consent of all parties to all affected arbitrations or proceedings.
- Modification of the Terms
LawDepot™ reserves the right to change the Terms or policies regarding the use of the Site or LawDepot™ Services at any time and to notify you by updating the Site. Other terms and conditions are only valid when signed in writing by an authorized LawDepot™ officer.
If any term, covenant, condition or provision of these Terms is held by a court of competent jurisdiction to be invalid, void or unenforceable, such provision is to be excluded to the extent of such invalidity or unenforceability and all other provisions will remain in full force and effect; and, to the extent permitted and possible, the invalid or unenforceable provision will be deemed replaced by a provision that is valid and enforceable and that comes closest to expressing the intention of such invalid or unenforceable provision.
No failure or delay, on the part of LawDepot™, in exercising any right or power under these Terms will operate as a waiver of such right or power.
- Whole Agreement
Except as explicitly set forth in this agreement, these Terms, the Site's Disclaimer, and, if you are an affiliate, the Affiliate Program Terms and Conditions, constitute the whole agreement between you and Sequiter Inc. notwithstanding any:
- LawDepot™ Material other than this Agreement,
- communication between you and LawDepot™, including telephone, email and online chat assistance, or
- announcements, newsletters or promotional materials from LawDepot™.
Sequiter Inc. is the owner of the LawDepot™ trade name, brand and trademark.