Terms & Copyright

Last updated: 5/28/2013

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Choice of Law and Forum:  With respect to any case, controversy, or dispute that relates to this website or that arises between you and Open Virginia Law, you agree to resolve the matter under Virginia law, without regard to conflicts of laws, and you agree that the exclusive forum for such matters is the Richmond Division of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia or in the Circuit Court of Hanover County, Virginia; you subject yourself to the jurisdiction of these courts; and you waive all objections to jurisdiction and venue in these courts.

No legal advice:  Nothing on this site is intended to be, or should be interpreted as, legal advice.  Nothing on this site creates an attorney-client relationship, and you should not post any confidential or privileged information on this site.  If you have legal questions, you should retain and consult a lawyer.  The Virginia State Bar’s Virginia Lawyer Referral Service is a good place to start.  Every case and other legal matter depends upon a variety of factors unique to that particular situation. Past results do not guarantee or predict a similar result in any future matter.

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Copyright / DMCA Policy:  Intellectual property rights are often abused, but Open Virginia Law (OVL) respects the law and the intellectual property rights of others.  In accordance with the Digital Millennium Copyright Act of 1998, the text of which may be found on the U.S. Copyright Office website at http://www.copyright.gov/legislation/dmca.pdf, OVL will respond expeditiously to claims of copyright infringement if such claims are reported to OVL’s Designated Copyright Agent identified below.

If you are a copyright owner, authorized to act on behalf of one, or authorized to act under any exclusive right under copyright, please report alleged copyright infringements by sending a DMCA notice to OVL’s Designated Copyright Agent. Upon receipt of such notice as described below, OVL will take whatever action, in its sole discretion, it deems appropriate, including removal of the challenged content.

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