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Terms of Use

Welcome to The Florida Bar (TFB) website. By accessing or using this site, you agree to comply with and be bound by these Terms of Use.

Agreement between User and TFB

TFB website is offered to you conditioned on your acceptance without modification of the terms, conditions, and notices contained on this page. Your use of TFB website constitutes your agreement to all such terms, conditions, and notices.

Legal Information is Not Legal Advice

TFB website includes information that is intended to help consumers find legal assistance, learn about the law and the legal system, submit attorney complaints, and work better with attorneys. However, this website and the information provided do not constitute legal advice and must not be used as a substitute for the counsel and services provided by a licensed attorney. Reliance and use of the information contained in or linked from this site is done at your own risk.

No Unlawful or Prohibited Use

As a condition of your use of TFB website, you warrant to TFB that you will not use its website for any purpose that is unlawful or prohibited by these terms, conditions, and notices. Users may not use TFB website in any manner that could damage, disable, overburden, or impair TFB website or interfere with any other party’s use and enjoyment of TFB website. Users may not obtain or attempt to obtain any materials or information through any means not intentionally made available or provided for through TFB website.

Liability Disclaimer

TFB AND/OR ITS SUPPLIERS MAKE NO REPRESENTATIONS ABOUT THE SUITABILITY, RELIABILITY, AVAILABILITY, TIMELINESS, AND ACCURACY OF THE INFORMATION, SOFTWARE, PRODUCTS, SERVICES AND RELATED GRAPHICS CONTAINED ON TFB WEBSITE, OR ON ANY SITE FOR WHICH A LINK IS PROVIDED, FOR ANY PURPOSE. FURTHER, THE PROVISION OF A LINK TO ANOTHER SITE IS NOT AN ENDORSEMENT BY TFB, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, OF ANY SUCH SITE.

TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW, ALL SUCH INFORMATION, SOFTWARE, PRODUCTS, SERVICES AND RELATED GRAPHICS ARE PROVIDED “AS IS” WITHOUT WARRANTY OR CONDITION OF ANY KIND. TFB AND/OR ITS SUPPLIERS DISCLAIM ALL WARRANTIES AND CONDITIONS WITH REGARD TO THIS INFORMATION, SOFTWARE, PRODUCTS, SERVICES AND RELATED GRAPHICS, INCLUDING ALL IMPLIED WARRANTIES OR CONDITIONS OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, TITLE AND NON-INFRINGEMENT.

THE LIABILITY OF TFB IS LIMITED IN ACCORDANCE WITH FLORIDA LAW. TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW, IN NO EVENT WILL TFB AND/OR ITS SUPPLIERS BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, PUNITIVE, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES OR ANY DAMAGES WHATSOEVER INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, DAMAGES FOR LOSS OF USE, DATA OR PROFITS, ARISING OUT OF OR IN ANY WAY CONNECTED WITH THE USE OR PERFORMANCE OF TFB WEBSITE, WITH THE DELAY OR INABILITY TO USE TFB WEBSITE OR RELATED SERVICES, THE PROVISION OF OR FAILURE TO PROVIDE SERVICES, OR FOR ANY INFORMATION, SOFTWARE, PRODUCTS, SERVICES AND RELATED GRAPHICS OBTAINED THROUGH TFB WEBSITE, OR OTHERWISE ARISING OUT OF THE USE OF TFB WEBSITE.

IF YOU ARE DISSATISFIED WITH ANY PORTION OF TFB WEBSITE, OR WITH ANY OF THESE TERMS OF USE, YOUR SOLE AND EXCLUSIVE REMEDY IS TO DISCONTINUE USING TFB WEBSITE.

Other Disclaimers

Terms and Conditions of Use for TFB Lawyer Referral Services

TFB’s Lawyer Referral Service pages are designed to provide general information to the public and are not intended to, and do not, offer legal advice. TFB makes no warranties or representations concerning an attorney’s ability to handle a client’s particular legal matter. The decision to employ an attorney is solely that of the client, subject to the attorney’s willingness to accept employment. There is no attorney-client relationship formed by any use of the information provided on the website, TFB application, or by TFB staff. If your legal problem is an emergency, you should contact an attorney immediately.

Termination of Access to TFB Website

TFB reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to terminate access to TFB website and the related services at any time, without notice.

General Terms

This agreement is governed by the laws of the State of Florida, and you hereby consent to the exclusive jurisdiction and venue of courts in Leon County, Florida, in all disputes arising out of or relating to the use of TFB website. Use of TFB website is unauthorized in any jurisdiction that does not give effect to all provisions of these terms and conditions, including without limitation this paragraph. You agree that no joint venture, partnership, employment, or agency relationship exists between you and TFB as a result of this agreement or use of TFB website.

TFB’s performance of this agreement is subject to existing laws and legal process, and nothing contained in this agreement is in derogation of TFB’s right to comply with governmental, court and law enforcement requests or requirements relating to your use of TFB website or information provided to or gathered by TFB with respect to such use. If any part of this agreement is determined to be invalid or unenforceable pursuant to applicable law including, but not limited to, the warranty disclaimers and liability limitations set forth above, then the invalid or unenforceable provision will be deemed superseded by a valid, enforceable provision that most closely matches the intent of the original provision and the remainder of the agreement will continue in effect.

Unless otherwise specified, this agreement constitutes the entire agreement between the user and TFB with respect to TFB website and it supersedes all prior or contemporaneous communications and proposals, whether electronic, oral or written, between the user and TFB with respect to TFB website. A printed version of this agreement and of any notice given in electronic form will be admissible in judicial or administrative proceedings based upon or relating to this agreement to the same extent and subject to the same conditions as other business documents and records originally generated and maintained in printed form. It is the express wish of the parties that this agreement and all related documents are written in English.


Revised October 25, 2019