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Terms of Use, Disclaimers & Privacy Policy
By using our website and any materials that we may provide on it, you agree and are legally bound by these Terms of Use.

The Website Does Not Provide Legal Advice.

The information contained and provided on this website is for your general information. Specific legal problems require specific legal advice and careful consideration of the facts and law concerning the particular matters at issue. We are happy to provide legal advice when we establish an attorney-client relationship, but you must formally retain us before we can give you legal advice.

The Website Does Not Create an Attorney-Client Relationship.

We look forward to hearing from you and providing services to you. Communicating with us through this website or otherwise will not create an attorney-client relationship. Information sent to us by email or through our websites will not create an attorney-client relationship between you and us, and such information is not guaranteed to be confidential unless and until an attorney-client relationship is established.

For Those Who Are Clients.

Nothing on this website is intended to alter any of the advice that we have given to you or to change our written agreements or the other terms and conditions of our attorney-client relationship.

The Website Does Not Provide Tax Advice.

Pursuant to U.S. Treasury Department Regulations (Circular 230 Disclosure), we are required to advise you that, unless otherwise expressly indicated, any federal tax advice contained in this communication, including attachments and enclosures, is not intended or written to be used, and may not be used, for the purpose of (i) avoiding tax-related penalties under the Internal Revenue Code or (ii) promoting, marketing or recommending to another party any tax-related matters addressed herein.

Other Websites.

Any links to other websites are solely for your interest or convenience. We are not responsible for other websites, and we do not endorse their contents. Your use of other websites is subject to the terms and conditions of those websites and we encourage you to check with those websites about the terms of their use.

You May Not Take Our Intellectual Property.

The material on this website or, in some cases, the manner in which it is compiled, belongs to us or, in the case of certain images, may be used only with permission from others. That is also true of our trademarks, trade names, and service marks. Pursuant to the laws of the United States and international laws and treaties, nothing from this website may be copied, reproduced, republished, uploaded, posted, transmitted or distributed in any way, except (a) with our express written permission or (b) for your personal use so long as it is not modified or published or shown to others.

Intellectual Property of Others.

We respect the intellectual property rights of others and do not use it except with permission or as permitted by law. If you believe that your intellectual property has been infringed by us, please contact us and provide the following information: (a) an electronic or physical signature of the person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of the protected interest; (b) a detailed description of the work claimed to have been infringed, (c) the location of the allegedly infringing material on this website, (d) your full name, address, telephone number, and e-mail address; and (d) a statement made in good faith, under penalty of perjury, that our use is not authorized by the owner or agent of the intellectual property, that you are authorized to act for the owner or agent, and the information that you have provided is accurate.

Attorney Advertising/Disclaimers.

Information on this website includes attorney advertising. Some of the information may concern work by attorneys prior to their joining our firm. Prior success does not constitute a guarantee, warranty or prediction regarding a similar outcome of any legal matter. Images of individuals on this website may, in some cases, include members and associates of the firm, or only stock photography merely representative of clients of the law firm, or persons who happen to appear in promotional photographs. No representation is made that any individuals appearing in images on this web site are actual clients of Silva Thomas PC.

We May Change These Terms of Use.

These terms of use may be changed at any time, without notice to you and in our sole and absolute discretion. To be sure that you are using this website in accordance with the correct and binding terms, please check these terms of use carefully and regularly for changes.

Resolving Disputes.

In the unlikely event of any dispute arising out of your use of this website, it will be resolved in a state or federal court located in the County of New York according to the law of the State of New York, without regard to its conflict of law rules and principles. By using this website, you irrevocably agree to submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of those courts in connection with such disputes and to accept service of process by first class mail and via a reputable overnight courier such as Federal Express.


We do not knowingly use "cookies" to gather information on your computer.

Address for Communication.
Any communication in respect of this website should be sent to Silva Thomas PC, 675 Third Avenue, 7th Floor, New York, NY 10017.