Legal Disclosures & Disclaimer

This World Wide Web site [hereinafter, "Site'] is for information purposes only. This Site does not constitute legal advice. The materials on this Site have been prepared for and by Meredith Martin Addy, Attorney-at-Law (hereinafter, "Addy").

Your accessing information on this Site does not create a lawyer-client relationship and the viewing and/or receipt of information on this Site by any means does not constitute a lawyer-client relationship. Internet subscribers and online readers should not act upon any information without seeking the advice of professional counsel.

If you seek to contact Addy using the contact form on this Site, do not send information specific to a legal situation until after you have spoken to Addy or one of her colleagues or representatives as directed by her, and have received authorization from one of these to forward information. Choosing legal representation deserves careful thought and should not be based solely upon written information about an attorney's qualifications and experience.

In some jurisdictions, this Site may be considered advertising. Addy has sought to comply with all known legal and ethical requirements in compiling this World Wide Web site. Addy does not desire to represent clients based upon their review of any portions of this World Wide Web site that do not comply with legal or ethical requirements.

Collection of Personal Information

Your personal information is collected only when voluntarily submitted by you using the Contact form on this site. This information may include your name, company name, e-mail address, street address or phone number. When you request information from our website, you consent to our use of the information that you provide to us in accordance with this policy following:

  1. We may use the information we collect to provide you with news and other information which you may have requested.
  2. We may notify you about changes to the site and new information or services which we think you may find valuable. This includes sending you information by e-mail. If you do not wish to receive this information or wish to opt-out of receiving e-mail from us, please send an e-mail.
  3. Without waiving the attorney/client privilege, if you submit information to us via this website, you agree that such information may be shared with agents of the firm without the same constituting a violation of the Wiretap Act.

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Changes to This Statement

We reserve the right to change this statement at any time by posting revisions on the site. This privacy policy is not intended to, and does not, create any contractual or other legal rights.

Permission to Use

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Addy's principal office is in Chicago, Illinois U.S.A. If you have questions or comments about the content of this site, please contact her via email or call her.