Terms of Use

Terms and Conditions of Use

Welcome to Longa Law Firm, P.A. (“Longa Law”).  If you are viewing this Agreement prior to registering on the website, no Attorney-Client Relationship exists between Attorney and you.  By using this site, you agree to these terms and conditions of use. 

This site contains general information about legal services and the practice of law.  The unauthorized use, disclosure, distribution, or reproduction of the information provided on this site is strictly prohibited. 

Consult Longa Law or Register online for information regarding the programs or services that may be available to you.  An attorney-client relationship does not exist simply because an appointment has been scheduled with the attorney.  To enter into an attorney-client relationship, an agreement of representation must be signed by the parties.

Please read these Terms of Use carefully before using this site.  If you do not agree with these terms, please leave this site immediately.  If you Register for services through Longa Law’s Virtual Law Office, you must Accept and Agree to these Terms and Conditions of Use (“Agreement”).  Prior to accepting the Agreement, providing the required fee, and receiving an engagement letter from Longa Law, no attorney-client relationship exists between yourself and the Attorney(s) at Longa Law.

1.       General.  The sites Longalaw.com and Floridawillmaker.com are operated by Longa Law Firm, P.A., a professional association registered in Florida that owns and maintains the services (the “Services”) offered on this site.  Longa Law maintains a Florida online law office that is managed by Lesly Carmen Longa, a solo practitioner licensed in Florida, Maryland, and the District of Columbia.  At this time online services are offered for Florida law only.  The name of the company that will be included on all charges, receipts, reports, and credit card transactions is Longa Law Firm, P.A. 

2.       Acceptance of Agreement.  The Agreement will govern your use of this website, including all content provided on the website and through access to all online services provided by Longa Law Firm, P.A. The Agreement to provide legal services to you covers the time period from which you accept this Agreement and we have received your payment through our electronic funds transfer service to the time we have completed the requested and purchased legal service(s).  By accepting this Agreement, you acknowledge that you have carefully reviewed all of the terms included in the Agreement.  To discuss any aspect of the Agreement that you do not fully understand, please contact Longa Law prior to accepting this Agreement.

3.       Services.  Longa Law has not agreed to attend a hearing or trial on your behalf or provide any legal services beyond those services which you have purchased and we have agreed to provide. All requests for legal services will be confirmed with an engagement letter that confirms the request and the required fee.  After performing the services purchased by you, we have no further obligation to you and our attorney-client relationship will terminate.

4.       Client Account.  To register for the Services, you must complete the registration process by providing us with current, complete and accurate information as prompted by the Registration Form, including e-mail address, mailing address, telephone numbers, and other information needed to provide the service.  It is your responsibility to keep this information confidential.  Do not provide an email address that is shared or may be viewed by others.  Keep your registration information confidential and private.

5.       Limitation of Services.  The virtual law office operated by Longa Law offers online legal advice, counseling and services for Florida legal matters only.  If this office determines that your specific legal matter requires the engagement of another law firm, then we will promptly refer you to another law firm in your area or refer you to the Bar Association’s Lawyer Referral Service.  Should this site be deemed an advertisement, please note that:  The hiring of an attorney is an important decision that should not be based solely on advertisements.  Before you decide, ask us to send you free written information regarding our experience and qualifications.

6.       Links.   Longa Law makes no representations whatsoever about any other web site, which you may access through this one.  When you access a linked web site, please understand that it is independent from Longa Law, and that Longa Law has no control over the content on that web site.

7.       Copyright.  Longa Law Firm, P.A. claims copyright protection on all of the content provided in this website, which may not be reproduced, copied and/or redistributed in any form without the express permission of Longa Law Firm, P.A. Furthermore, the content from this website can neither be modified nor used for commercial purposes.

8.       Security.  Any information received by Longa Law from clients is held in strict confidence and shall not be shared with anyone outside of this law office, unless agreed by you, or as required under applicable law.  Prospective clients should be aware that our duties of confidentiality and the attorney-client privilege may not arise until an attorney has expressly communicated the ability to respond and represent that prospective client.  Contact information provided in the quick contact form or in e-mail shall never be shared with third parties without your permission.  Once you have provided us with your personal information, we will first check for any possible conflict of interest before accepting representation of your matter. Hence, Longa Law reserves the right to decline representation in the event of a conflict of or in any other circumstance. All our records are securely retained in electronic files, are securely backed up on a regular basis, and we use encryption technology to secure your information.  Should you choose to accept communications via electronic mail (“email”), it is your responsibility to ensure that your email account is secure and not shared with any other party.  If you engage in email communications, you accept the inherent security issues and may choose to use encryption software should you so desire.  In the alternative, you may choose to communicate with the Attorney via telephone, skype, mail, or through the virtual law office’s secure, online software.

9.       Client Responsibilities.  Client is solely responsible for maintaining all telephone, computer hardware, software, internet, and other equipment needed for access to and use of the Service and all charges related thereto.  Client acknowledges and agrees that he/she is solely responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of his/her account number and/or password.  Client agrees to notify Longa Law immediately of any unauthorized use of his or her account.  Client further agrees that he/she will not: (1) modify, translate, or create derivative works based on the Services, or permit other individuals to do so; (2) rent, lease or otherwise transfer rights to the Services; or (3) use a single account for multiple business entities.

10.   Fees.  Unless otherwise stated, we quote all fees in U.S. Dollars.  You are responsible for paying all fees associated with using the Services you purchase.

11.   Privacy.  Client’s privacy is extremely important to Longa Law.  Please see our PRIVACY POLICY disclosures relating to the collection and use of your personal information.

12.   No Assignment.  Client may not assign or delegate any of its rights or duties under this agreement or assign this agreement in its entirety to any third party without the advance written permission of Longa Law Firm, P.A.  Any attempt to do so without such written permission shall be void. 

13.   Governing Law.  This agreement shall be governed by and construed exclusively in accordance with the laws of the state of Florida and the United States without regard to its choice or conflict of law provisions.  Any and all suits for disputes arising out of this agreement may be instituted and maintained in any court of competent jurisdiction in the state of Florida.

14.   Voluntariness.  Each party acknowledges that he or she is over eighteen (18) years of age, has carefully read this agreement, understands its terms, and has entered into this agreement voluntarily.

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