Last updated: May 31, 2018
Welcome to the website of David B. Tatge, PLLC, a Virginia professional limited liability company (the “Law Firm”). Please review carefully the following notices and disclaimers which govern your use of the Law Firm’s website (variously, the “Site”) and which provide other information which you need to know, prior to your use of the Site and the Law Firm’s services. It is your responsibility to familiarize yourself with these notices and information.
ACCEPTANCE OF AGREEMENT
By using this Site, you indicate your willingness to comply with the terms and conditions of this Agreement and your understanding of as well as your full agreement to the terms and conditions herein. This Agreement supersedes all prior or contemporaneous agreements, representations, warranties and understandings with respect to your use of the Website and the subject matter of the this Agreement, except as they may be later modified, expressly, by an written engagement letter signed by both you and the Law Firm.
NO LEGAL ADVICE OR ATTORNEY-CLIENT RELATIONSHIP
The Law Firm’s website provides information of general interest to the public. The Site does not offer legal advice about specific situations or problems. You should consult Mr. Tatge or some other lawyer, at another law firm, if you have legal issues requiring attention. Nothing on this site creates an express or implied contract. The Law Firm does not intend to create an attorney-client relationship by inviting you to contact us. Unless and until we and you agree, in a written engagement letter signed by both of us, that we will represent you in a particular matter, we will not have any duties to you, including any duty to keep what you send us confidential or any duty to protect your interests. This means that nothing you send us will be kept confidential, unless we mutually agree that we will keep it confidential.
PRIOR RESULTS/NO GUARANTEE, WARRANTY OR PREDICTION
This Site describes in summary form certain of the matters that the Firm and/or Mr. Tatge has worked on in the past, including at prior law firms. Past legal successes described on this website or in other communications between you and the Law Firm are not indicators of future results. The outcome of any particular legal matter is dependent upon both the facts and the law applicable to the matter and, in the case of litigation, to the vagaries and uncertainties of the litigation process, including judicial and juror temperment. NOTHING HEREIN OR IN ANY OTHER COMMUNICATION BETWEEN YOU AND THE LAW FIRM IS INTENDED TO BE NOR CONSTITUTES A GUARANTEE, WARRANTY OR PREDICTION REGARDING THE OUTCOME OF YOUR PARTICLAR MATTER.
LIMITATON OF PERSONAL LIABILITY
The Law Firm is a Virginia professional limited liability company. The personal liability of its sole member, Mr. David B. Tatge, is limited to the extent allowed by applicable professional rules, regulations and statutory law.
DESIGNATION OF PERSON RESPONSIBLE FOR THIS WEBSITE
Professional rules and regulations in some jurisdictions where the Law Firm practices may require it to designate a lawyer responsible for the contents of this website. Solely for the purpose of these rules, the Law Firm designates David B. Tatge as the lawyer responsible for this website.
This website includes attorney advertising. Hiring a lawyer is an important decision which should not be based solely upon legal advertisements. Prior results in any particular matter or case do not guarantee or predict similar outcomes in any future case or matter. Case and matter results depend upon a variety of factors and also the law unique to each particular situation.
This policy covers:
When you visit our website, two types of information may be collected: personal information you knowingly chose to disclose (such as your name, address, telephone number and email address), which is collected on an individual basis, and website use information collected on an aggregate basis when you and others browse our website.
The Law Firm does not collect any personally identifiable information from you unless you voluntarily choose to submit or otherwise disclose such information to us, including information submitted or disclosed by mail, telephone, fax or electronically. Please be very careful how you transmit information to us, particularly over the internet.
If you contact and send information to us the contents of the communication in question, including audio, video, graphic and other information will be collected from you by the Law Firm.
Using standard technology known as “cookies,” we may obtain information about your usage of our website, including the date and time of visits, the pages reviewed, and the time spent on our website. This information is collected on an aggregate basis and is not associated with you individually.
A cookie is a text-only string of information that a website transfers to the cookie file of the browser on your computer’s hard disk so that the website can remember who you are. When you visit our website we send you a cookie. Cookies may be used in the following ways:
Two types of cookies may be used on this website: session cookies, which expire when you close your browser; and persistent cookies, which remain in the cookie file of your browser for much longer (though how long will depend on the lifetime of the specific cookie).
You have the ability to accept or decline cookies by modifying the settings in your browser. However, you may not be able to use all the interactive features of our site if cookies are disabled.
If you wish to change any information submitted to the Law Firm, or if you wish to opt out of a mailing list, please do so by sending a letter to David B. Tatge, David B. Tatge, PLLC, 13000 Grey Friars Place, Oak Hill, VA 20171 detailing your request with particularity.
We may collect certain non-personally identifiable information when you visit our site – such as the browser type, operating system, and the domain name of your Internet service provider.
The Law Firm uses information collected from you and others for business purposes and to enhance customer service. We may also use information collected to notify you about legal developments, services, and special events. You can notify us that you do not want to receive these notices by unsubscribing via a letter to David B. Tatge, David B. Tatge, PLLC, 13000 Grey Friars Place, Oak Hill, VA 20171, stating this request with particularity.
We may also use non-personally identifiable information to analyze site usage (such as aggregated information on the pages visited by our users), which allows us to improve the design and content of our site.
We will not sell, trade, or rent your personal information to third-parties, but we may share your personal information with service providers we have retained to perform legal services to you, on our behalf. We do not authorize service providers to use or disclose the information except as necessary to perform services on our behalf or to comply with applicable law.
We may share personal information if we are required to do so by law or legal process, in response to a request from government authorities, or if we believe disclosure is necessary to protect our rights or, in an emergency, to prevent public or personal harm or financial loss.
We may transfer personal information we collect through our website to other states, outside Virginia, or to foreign countries where we do business. They may have different data protection laws than that provided by Virginia and by U.S. law.
We maintain administrative, technical and physical safeguards designed to protect against loss, misuse or unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration or destruction of personal information we collect. Any information provided to the Law Firm is treated with care and discretion. The Law Firm will take a proactive approach to help ensure the information is kept private and not misused. We employ security measures to prevent unauthorized access to information that we collect online. However, we do not guarantee the security of your personal information.
While we strive to protect your personal information, no data transmission is 100% secure. Because the Law Firm cannot ensure or warrant the security of any information you transmit to us or any information provided online, you do so at your own risk. The Law Firm will not be liable for disclosures of your personal information due to errors in transmission or unauthorized acts of third-parties. However, once we receive your transmission, we act reasonably to ensure its security on our systems by making reasonable efforts to protect the information.
If you have any questions about our information practices, or if you feel that your privacy or security have been compromised, please contact us Mr. Tatge, immediately, by writing to him at David B. Tatge, David B. Tatge, PLLC, 13000 Grey Friars Place, Oak Hill, VA 20171.
Pursuant to Circular 230 of the U.S. Treasury Department the information contained on this website and any tax advice provided to you by the Law Firm is not intended or written to be used, and cannot be used, for the purpose of (i) avoiding any penalties which may be imposed under the Internal Revenue Code or (ii) promoting, marketing or recommending to another party any transaction or matter.
It is an increasingly common occurrence that grifters and other bad characters sometimes use a law firm’s name or a lawyer’s name for illegal and fraudulent activity, such as scams utilizing emails, the telephone, the U.S. mail or other methods. As an example, an email may be sent or a phone call may be made purportedly (but not actually) from the Law Firm, advising that the Law Firm is representing a client in a collection action and threatening eviction or some other punitive action unless funds and/or personal information (social security number, bank information, credit card information, etc.) are immediately provided to the caller. As a further example, counter-fit checks are sometime sent to, or purportedly from, a law firm which is being attacked by the grafter.
Unfortunately, it is not possible for the Law Firm to monitor or prevent “phishing,” “spoofing” and other fraudulent schemes which may improperly employ the name or identity of the Law Firm or its lawyers. The Law Firm is not responsible for third party misconduct of this nature or for any damages to persons which arise from such misconduct. To protect yourself:
Please report any suspected suspicious or fraudulent use of the name of the Law Firm or its lawyers to relevant criminal, postal and other governmental authorities, as well as to the Law Firm, by both (i) a letter to David B. Tatge, David B. Tatge, PLLC, 13000 Grey Friars Place, Oak Hill, VA 20171 and (ii) email to firstname.lastname@example.org. You can also call the Law Firm at 703-991-6087.
Law Firm policy prohibits any third-party use of the Firm’s name and/or logo without the advance written permission of Mr. Tatge. In that regard, any third-party use so authorized by the Law Firm will be and is strictly limited to uses in connection with Law Firm business and practice development activities.
You, as user of this Site, assume the sole risk of making use of, and/or relying on, the information available hereon. The information, content, and documents available from or through the Site are provided by the Law Firm “as is, as available,” WITH ALL WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, DISCLAIMED (INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, ANY IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, QUALITY, TITLE, NONINFRINGEMENT, AND THE ACCURACY OF ANY DATE OR CONTENT.) YOU ACKNOWLEDGE THAT THE SITE MAY CONTAIN ERRORS, PROBLEMS OR HAVE OTHER LIMITATIONS.
WTHOUT LIMITATION OF ANYTHING HEREIN, THE LAW FIRM AND MR. TATGE ARE NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY INDIRECT, SPECIAL, INCIDENTIAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES (INCLUDING DAMAGES FOR LOSS OF BUSINESS, LOSS OF PROFITS, LITIGTION, OR THE LIKE) ARISING OUT OF OR IN ANY WAY CONNECTION WITH YOUR USE, OR INABILITY TO USE, THE SITE.
Please note that the Law Firm does not warrant the accuracy, completion or security of any other website or organization referenced or linked on this website or of any website which provides links to this Site. Links or references to third parties or their websites on this Site does not constitute an endorsement by the Law Firm of their products, services or informational content.
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