Terms, Conditions, and Disclaimers

This website (the “Website”) is owned and maintained by Ray Naguiat doing business as Fortify Legal (“Fortify Legal”).  Your use of this Website and/or the information, materials, and other content on the Website (collectively, the “Content”) is subject to these terms, conditions, and disclaimers (collectively, the “Terms”), and is at your own risk.  By using this Website, you agree to, and acknowledge having read, the Terms.  Fortify Legal reserves the right to modify the Terms at any time without notice.  It is your responsibility to review and abide by the current version of the Terms.  If you do not want to be subject to the Terms, please do not access this Website.  If you are dissatisfied with the Website or the Content, your sole and exclusive remedy is to cease accessing the Website and the Content.  Headings in these Terms are included solely for convenience, and will not affect the construction, interpretation, or scope of the Terms.

The Content has been prepared by or for Fortify Legal for general informational purposes only to permit you to learn more about Fortify Legal’s background, services, and experience. The Content is subject to change without notice.

Attorney Advertising

The Website and/or the Content might be considered advertising by the State Bar of California or otherwise.  Fortify Legal’s practice is limited to California and federal matters.  This Website and the Content are not intended as advertising or solicitation in any jurisdiction where they would be characterized as advertising or solicitation and would not comply with all applicable laws and ethical rules.   Fortify Legal does not seek to represent anyone based solely upon a visit to this Website or upon advertising, or where doing so would not comply with applicable laws and rules.

No Attorney-Client Relationship

No attorney-client relationship with Fortify Legal will be created by the transmission, use, presentation, or receipt of the Content, by any communication through the Website, or by transmission of an e-mail. Fortify Legal provides legal services and advice, and an attorney-client relationship with Fortify Legal will be established, only pursuant to the terms of a written engagement agreement between you and Fortify Legal, after Fortify Legal has discussed your matter with you and determined whether to represent you.

No Legal Advice

Nothing on this Website or in the Content should be construed as legal advice or as a substitute for obtaining legal advice from an attorney authorized to practice in your jurisdiction.  You should not act or refrain from acting based on, or otherwise rely on, the Website or the Content.  Fortify Legal assumes no responsibility to any person who relies on the Content.  Fortify Legal expressly disclaims any and all liability with respect to the Content.  You should act after obtaining legal advice from an attorney authorized to practice in your jurisdiction.

Authorization to Practice

Fortify Legal is authorized to practice law only in California.  Except as otherwise expressly indicated, Fortify Legal is not certified by any state’s or jurisdiction’s board of legal specialization, nor is Fortify Legal certified as an “expert” or “specialist” pursuant to any authority governing the practice of law.

Confidential Information

If you contact Fortify Legal regarding a matter on which Fortify Legal does not represent you, please do not include any secret, confidential, or otherwise sensitive information because any information you communicate will not be protected from disclosure.  You should not expect any secret, confidential, or otherwise sensitive information communicated to Fortify Legal, whether through the Website, e-mail, or otherwise, to be kept confidential by Fortify Legal unless and until you are a client pursuant a written engagement agreement signed by you and Fortify Legal.

Links/Third Parties

This Website might contain direct or indirect links or references to third-party websites or resources that Fortify Legal does not control or maintain.  Those links or references are provided solely as a convenience to you to help you identify related information.   References or links to third parties or external sources do not constitute or imply that Fortify Legal approves, endorses, sponsors, or is affiliated or associated with the applicable third parties or external sources, or is legally authorized to use any trade name, trademark, logo, seal, or symbol relating to such third parties or external sources.  Fortify Legal expressly disclaims any and all liability with respect to any third-party websites or sources, including, without limitation, with respect to any decisions or actions based on those third-party websites or sources.

Content Ownership

Please be aware that any unauthorized use of the Content might violate copyright laws, trademark laws, the laws of privacy and publicity, and/or other applicable law.  Except as otherwise noted, the Content, which includes trademarks, trade names, trade dress, and/or other intellectual property, is owned or licensed by Fortify Legal and is protected under copyright, trademark, and other laws.  None of the Content may be copied, reproduced, distributed, downloaded, displayed, or transmitted in any form without the prior written permission of Fortify Legal or the legal copyright owner; provided, however, that you may copy, reproduce, distribute, download, display, or transmit the Content that is owned by Fortify Legal for personal, non-commercial use provided that full attribution and citation to Fortify Legal is included, the content is not modified, and you maintain all copyright and other proprietary notices contained in the Content.  Such permission is automatically rescinded if you breach any of these Terms.  If permission is rescinded or denied, you must immediately destroy any downloaded and/or printed content.  Fortify Legal reserves all rights in or relating to the Content.

Principal Office/Responsible Attorney

To the extent Fortify Legal is required to designate a principal office and/or a single attorney responsible for this Website, Fortify Legal designates Ray Naguiat, Fortify Legal, 6 Centerpointe Drive, Suite 700, La Palma, CA 90623, (714) 494-6040.

No Warranty or Liability

The Content is provided “as-is” and without any representation or warranty of any kind, including as to suitability, reliability, applicability, merchantability, fitness, non-infringement, result, outcome, or otherwise.  Any representation or warranty that might be implied is expressly disclaimed.  Fortify Legal makes no claims, promises, or guarantees that the Content is accurate, complete, adequate, or up-to-date.  Any opinions or thoughts included in the Content are subject to change after further review or reflection.

You agree that Fortify Legal is not liable whatsoever, for damages or otherwise, under any theory, to you or others in connection with this Website or the Content, or your use of or reliance on the Website or the Content, including, without limitation, liability under contract or tort theories or any damages caused by viruses in this Website or any linked website or resource, regardless of prior notice to Fortify Legal.

No Guaranty, Warranty, or Prediction of Results

Fortify Legal does not make any claim that it will be successful in all matters.   The Website might include descriptions of client representations, strategies, or results in certain matters.  Those descriptions, as well as any statements, testimonials, or endorsements contained on the Website, do not constitute any guarantee, warranty, or prediction regarding the results of your matter, as the results of those matters were dependent on the facts of those matters.  Results in any matter are not necessarily indicative of or similar to results in other matters.

California Law

By using this Website, you agree that any disputes concerning this Website or the Content, or any use thereof, will be governed by California law (without regard to conflicts-of-law principles), and that any proceeding that might arise out of or in connection with this Website or the Content may be brought only in a court in Orange County, California.