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Smith & Carson is not a law firm, and this website and its blog are not intended to provide legal advice. The purpose is to provide general information about issues related to the investigative services field for educational purposes.

Legal issues may be discussed in individual blog posts by licensed attorneys employed by Smith & Carson, but the information may not reflect the current law in one or more jurisdictions and is not intended to be a full analysis of each development reported on in the blog.

No information contained in the blog or in any blog post should be construed as legal advice from the individual author, nor is it intended to be a substitute for legal counsel on any subject matter. No reader of the blog should act or refrain from acting on the basis of any information included in or accessible through any blog post without first consulting with competent legal counsel.

Nothing in the blog is intended to constitute intent by the individual author to undertake representation of any person or entity seeking legal representation, to create an attorney-client relationship between a reader and the individual author, or to constitute attorney advertising by the individual author.

The website contains blog posts that may provide links to other third-party websites. Such links are for your convenience only. Smith & Carson does not recommend or endorse those linked sites or any content contained on the third-party websites.

The website, the blog, and the contents thereof are provided on an “as is” and “as available” basis without representation or warranty of any kind. Smith & Carson expressly disclaims all representations and warranties, express or implied, of any kind with respect to the use of the website, the blog, and/or any content thereof, including but not limited to warranties of fitness for a particular purpose, noninfringement, title, accuracy, and freedom from computer viruses or other harmful components. Some jurisdictions do not allow the exclusion of implied warranties, so the above exclusion may not apply to you.

In no event will Smith & Carson be liable for damages of any kind, including without limitation, direct, indirect, compensatory, special, incidental, punitive, and consequential damages, even if made aware of the possibility of such damages, whether in an action under contract, negligence, or other theory of law, arising out of, related to, or in connection with the use, inability to use, or performance of the website, the blog, and/or any content thereof. Some jurisdictions do not allow the limitation or exclusion of liability for incidental or consequential damages, so the above limitation may not apply to you.

These terms are governed by the laws of the State of Georgia without regard to conflict of law principles.