Legal Line/Ask a Lawyer Disclaimer

Legal Line/Ask a Lawyer Disclaimer

Legal Line/Ask a Lawyer is a chat service implemented by the Indianapolis Bar Association to assist members of the public. Legal Line/Ask a Lawyer is provided on an “as is” and “as available” basis. Indianapolis Bar Association disclaims all responsibility and liability for the availability, timeliness, security or reliability of the Service or accuracy of responses.  Indianapolis Bar Association may modify, suspend or discontinue the Service with or without notice at any time and without any liability to anyone. Use of the Legal Line/Ask a Lawyer does not create an attorney-client relationship or initiate any other sort of legal relationship between you, the volunteer(s) with whom you communicate or the Indianapolis Bar Association. Content is intended for informational purposes only and does not constitute and shall not be relied on as professional or legal advice.

Providing Your Information
During your chat session, you may be asked to provide  some basic information such as your name and  your question. Please do not share any additional personal information through Legal Line/Ask a Lawyer. Indianapolis Bar Association is committed to your privacy and agrees to use your information for internal use only. Your information will only be disclosed in accordance with applicable local, State and Federal Laws and regulations, lawful subpoena or court order. The Indianapolis Bar Association may keep transcripts of your Legal Line/Ask a Lawyer session for quality assurance and training purposes. The Indianapolis Bar Association does not accept any liability for any injury, loss or damage incurred by use of or reliance on the information and advice provided via the service. You hereby release the Indianapolis Bar Association and the Legal Line/Ask a Lawyer Service representative from any such liability.

Automatically Collected Statistics
When you visit our website, we automatically gather information about your visit, including information about your browser version and IP address.  This information identifies you as a unique visitor to our web services and does not provide us any other personal information about you. This information allows us to report on the traffic on our webpage so we can understand the impact of our work and improve your future online experience with us. This information is viewed and reported aggregately.  We may temporarily store a cookie on your computer to allow us to send chat messages, web pages and files to you.  Any such cookies will dissolve at the end of the chat session.


Chat Session Agreement
With any online service, there is some level of risk when communicating over the Internet. By reading and agreeing with this Legal Disclaimer and engaging in one of our Legal Line/Ask a Lawyer sessions, you give permission to Indianapolis Bar Association to assist you by responding to your question(s) and to use the information you provide to us for future reporting purposes. Furthermore, you understand that while the Indianapolis Bar Association will undertake efforts to protect your information, it is not responsible for any information you may provide during the chat session or that it is legally required to disclose.


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