Legal Notice & Terms and Conditions of Use

Legal Notice

Norris Echetebu Law is a US international law firm practicing in jurisdictions around the world and its attorneys are subject to the rules of the jurisdictions in which the firm’s offices are located. The Norris Law Firm is doing business as (“D/B/A”) Norris Echetebu Law, and its principal offices are located in Houston,Texas, USA. Unless stated, attorneys of Norris Echetebu Law and The Norris Law Firm are not qualified New Zealand lawyers or lawyers of any other jurisdiction other than the United States, and are only authorized to practice law to the extent allowed by each lawyer’s licensing jurisdiction.  In addition, the firm’s lawyers are subject to the rules of the regulatory body with whom they are admitted. All references in these terms and agreements to “Norris Echetebu Law,” “NEL,” “Norris Legal Consulting,” “NLC”, “The Norris Law Firm” or ”the firm” should be read as referring to The Norris Law Firm D/B/A Norris Echetebu Law and/or The Norris Law Firm and its affiliated lawyers, firms or businesses. By engaging the attorneys of Norris Echetebu Law, you are engaging the lawyers of the Norris Law Firm of Houston, Texas USA.

Prior results do not guarantee a similar outcome. Results depend upon a variety of factors unique to each representation.

TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF USE

By accessing or using this website, you indicate that you have read and understand this Terms and Conditions of Use Agreement (the “Agreement”) and agree to be bound by it. You must accept the terms of the Agreement in order to use the website. If you do not understand or have questions about the Agreement, immediately stop all use of the website and contact info@nz-uslegal.co.nz. This Agreement may periodically change without notice, so you should check the Agreement before every attempt to use the website. When the Agreement is changed, the date of the latest revision will appear at the top of this page.

No Legal Services or Attorney Client Relationship

Although the website may provide information concerning potential legal issues, it is not a substitute for legal advice from qualified counsel. You should not and are not authorized to rely on the website as a source of legal advice. Your use of the website does not create any attorney-client relationship between you and Norris Echetebu Law,  The Norris Law Firm and/or any of the individual attorneys employed by Norris Echetebu Law and/or The Norris Law Firm.

The website contains electronic contact information for Norris Echetebu Law and The Norris Law Firm attorneys. The mere act of contacting a Norris Echetebu Law attorney or an attorney from The Norris Law Firm electronically, however, does not create an attorney-client relationship.  If you wish to become a client of Norris Echetebu Law or The Norris Law Firm, you must contact an appropriate Norris Echetebu Law or Norris Law Firm attorney, and explicitly negotiate a retention. The Website is not an invitation to form an attorney-client relationship.

Unless you have an attorney-client relationship with Norris Echetebu Law or The Norris Law Firm, we are not obliged to keep confidential information you may send us.  Under no circumstances, therefore, should you send confidential information to Norris Echetebu Law or The Norris Law Firm unless you have been authorized to do so by a Norris Echetebu Law or Norris Law Firm attorney or you have a pre-existing documented attorney-client relationship with Norris Echetebu Law or The Norris Law Firm.

User Conduct

You agree that you will not use the website for any illegal purpose. In addition, you agree that:

  • you will not harvest, collect, or otherwise use contact information made available on the website for the purpose of sending unsolicited improper communications, including without limitation, unsolicited bulk email (collectively, “spam”) and that you will not use any Norris Echetebu Law or The Norris Law Firm communications facility to deliver or attempt to deliver spam;
  • you will not attempt to gain unauthorized access to the website or the servers and network associated with the website;
  • you will not circumvent or attempt to circumvent any security or access control technology implemented on the website, or the servers and network associated with the website;
  • you will not use the website in any manner designed to degrade the performance or functioning of the Website, including, without limitation, launching Denial-of-Service (“DoS”) attacks against the website.

Copyright

Norris Echetebu Law and The Norris Law Firm claim copyrights in the works presented at this website. Norris Echetebu Law and The Norris Law Firm authorize you to view, copy, download and print Norris Echetebu Law and/or The Norris Law Firm documents on this website, subject to the following conditions:

  • The documents may be used solely for personal, noncommercial and informational purposes.
  • The documents may not be modified.
  • The following copyright notice and permission notice must appear in each document: “© Copyright 2012 Norris Echetebu Law and Affiliates. All rights reserved. Norris Echetebu Law and The Norris Law firm documents available from this Web site are protected by the copyright laws of the United States and international treaties. All use subject to Conditions of Use set forth at http:/www.nz-uslegal.co.nz”.

Commercial Use of Norris Echetebu Law Web Site Materials and Screen Shots

Reproduction, copying or redistribution of materials on the Norris Echetebu Law website for commercial purposes is prohibited without the express written permission of Norris Echetebu Law and/or The Norris Law Firm. To obtain permission to copy portions of this site, please send email to info@nz-uslegal.co.nz  and provide the following information in the body of the email:

  • the Norris Echetebu Lawand/or The Norris Law Firm content you wish to use
  • where and how it will be used (for example, a book cover, magazine article, a brochure)
  • where and how copies will be distributed and to what audience
  • how many copies will be produced and distributed
  • when you intend to publish
  • what other non-Norris Echetebu Law and/or The Norris Law Firm materials will be associated with the content
  • your name, title, company, address, email address and phone number

We will evaluate your request and advise you as soon as possible. Norris Echetebu Law and The Norris Law firm reserve the right to refuse permission to copy, distribute, broadcast or publish any of its copyrighted material, including text and images on our website.

No Warranties and Limitation of Liability

Information provided on the website is provided “as is” without warranty of any kind, either express or implied, including without limitation, warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose or non-infringement. Norris Echetebu Law and The Norris Law Firm periodically add changes, improves or updates the information and documents on the Web site without notice. Norris Echetebu Law and The Norris Law Firm assume no liability or responsibility for any errors or omissions in the content of the Web site. Your use of the Website is at your own risk. Under no circumstances and under no legal theory shall Norris Echetebu Law and The Norris Law Firm, its suppliers or any other party involved in creating, producing or delivering the Website’s contents be liable to you or any other person for any indirect, special, incidental or consequential damages of any character arising from your access to, or use of, the Web site.

Links to Third Party Sites

If you use any links on the Website to websites not maintained by Norris Echetebu Law and/or The Norris Law Firm, you will leave  the Norris Echetebu Law website. The linked sites are not under the control of Norris Echetebu Law or The Norris Law Firm, and Norris Echetebu Law and The Norris Law Firm are not responsible for the contents of any linked site or any link contained on a linked site. Norris Echetebu Law and/or The Norris Law firm provide these links to you only as a convenience and the inclusion of any link does not imply recommendation, approval or endorsement by Norris Echetebu Law or The Norris Law firm of the site.

Jurisdiction and Choice of Law

This Agreement and your use of the web site shall be governed by the laws of the State of Texas, USA, without regard to its conflict of laws provisions.

Arbitration

By using the Norris Echetebu Law website, you consent and hereby agree that any and all disputes, controversies, and/or claims concerning the usage of the Norris Echetebu Law website shall be settled by arbitration administered by the American Arbitration Association under its Commercial Arbitration Rules pursuant to the laws of the State of Texas and with the arbitration’s seat in Houston, Texas.  Each party agrees to be responsible for their own costs in connection with the arbitration of any disputes and agree that all such arbitrations shall be final and binding.

Severability

If any provision of this Agreement is found to be void or unenforceable, such provision shall be severed and all other provisions shall remain in force.