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Agreement Between User and TONG LAW.

TONG LAW Web site at and associated Web sites, if any, is offered to you based on your acceptance without modification of the terms, conditions, and notices contained herein. Your use of the Web site constitutes your agreement to all stated terms, conditions, and notices. It is recommended you print and retain a copy of these Terms for your future reference, but you should be aware that these Terms may be revised at any time. By your continued use of the Web site you agree to be bound by future revisions. Please review TONG LAW’s Privacy Policy and Legal Disclaimer, which also govern your use of the Web site and is incorporated into these Terms by reference.


No Attorney-Client Relationship.

The Web site is for informational purposes only and is not legal advice. The information provided on the Web site is not intended to create an attorney-client relationship. You should not act upon information on the Web site without seeking professional counsel.


Copyright Notice.

All copyrightable text and graphics, the original selection, arrangement, and presentation of all materials (including information in the public domain), and the overall design of this Web site are © 2013 TONG LAW, all rights reserved. Permission is granted to download and print materials from this website for the purpose of viewing, reading, and retaining for reference for non-commercial purposes only. Any other copying, distribution, retransmission, or modification of information or materials on this site, whether in electronic or hard copy form, without the express prior written permission of TONG LAW, is strictly prohibited. 


Trademark Notice.

TONG LAW, the TONG LAW logo, and any other logos, slogans, and service names indicated on the Web site are trademarks of TONG LAW or are used by TONG LAW with the permission of the owner. TONG LAW ‘s trademarks and trade dress may not be used (i) in connection with any product or service that is not TONG LAW‘s ; (ii) in any manner that is likely to cause confusion among customers; or (iii) in any manner that disparages or discredits TONG LAW or the Web site. Any rights not expressly granted herein are reserved.


License and Site Access.

TONG LAW grants you a limited, revocable, non-exclusive license to access, display, copy, download and print the materials on the Website for your own personal use, provided that you keep intact all copyright and other proprietary notices. You may create a hyperlink to the home page of the Website; provided, that you do not use TONG LAW logos, falsely imply a relationship with TONG LAW or provide false information about TONG LAW’s products or services. Any third party site which you link to the Web site must comply with all applicable laws. If you are under 18, you may use the Web site only with involvement of a parent or guardian.


User Conduct.

1. You agree to comply with all applicable laws and regulations in connection with your use of this Web site. You will not violate, attempt to violate, or knowingly facilitate the violation of the security (including access control or authentication systems) or integrity of this Web site. Without limiting the foregoing, you agree not to (a) attempt or to enable others to attempt to gain unauthorized access to any other accounts, computer systems or networks connected to any TONG LAW server or to any of the materials contained therein, through hacking, password theft or any other means; (b) attempt or enable other to attempt to obtain any materials through any means that TONG LAW has not intentionally made available on this Web site; or (c) use the Web site or the materials therein in any manner that could damage, disable, overburden, or impair any TONG LAW server, or the network(s) connected to any TONG LAW server, or that might interfere with any other person's access to or use or enjoyment of any materials herein.


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


Disclosure Required by Circular 230.

This Disclosure may be required by Circular 230 issued by the Department of Treasury and the Internal Revenue Service. If this Web site, including any attachments, contains any federal tax advice, such advice is not intended or written by the practitioner to be used, and it may not be used by any taxpayer, for the purpose of avoiding penalties that may be imposed on the taxpayer. Furthermore, any federal tax advice herein (including any attachment hereto) may not be used or referred to in promoting, marketing or recommending a transaction or arrangement to another party. Further information concerning this disclosure, and the reasons for such disclosure, may be obtained upon request.


Governing Law, Jurisdiction, and Venue.

TONG LAW is located in Oakland, California and its attorney practices primarily in California. The firm does not intend to practice law in any jurisdiction in which it is not authorized to do so. TONG LAW agrees, and by accessing this Web site, you agree, that the statutes and laws of the State of California, without regard to its conflict of law principles, will apply to all matters relating to your use of this Web site. TONG LAW agrees, and by accessing this Web site, you agree, that in the case of a dispute, both TONG LAW and you will submit to the exclusive personal jurisdiction of and venue in the State Court of Alameda County.


Modificaton of These Terms of Use.

TONG LAW reserves the right to change the terms, conditions, and notices under which the Web site is offered.


Termination/Access Restriction.

TONG LAW reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to terminate your access to the Web site and the related services or any portion thereof at any time, without notice.

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