Legal Disclaimer and Privacy Notice

Disclaimer/Legal/Indemnification/Privacy Notice


The Law Office of Richard C. Petrofsky makes available the information and materials in this site for informational purposes only. The information is general in nature and does not constitute legal advice. Further, the use of this site, and the sending or receipt of information or messages via this website, does not create an attorney-client relationship. An attorney-client relationship may only be created and an engagement may only be confirmed through a written agreement with us and after a determination that a conflict of interest does not exist.

Any communication with us through this website is not and will not be considered privileged or confidential.

Past results afford no guarantee of future results. Every case is different and must be judged on its own merits.


Messages sent to Rich Petrofsky or the Law Office of Richard C. Petrofsky via this website or via the Internet may not be secure and may be intercepted by other parties.

Further, regarding the services listed on this website, the viewer should never construe that any particular service will be provided by us unless the service is specifically defined in a formal, signed engagement letter between the client and us. Because we offer multiple levels of services to clients, each client engagement will vary with regard to number and depth of services included. The client should always refer to the signed engagement letter to understand the specific services we agree to provide and the exact scope of those services.

Sites listed as hypertext links in this website are not under our control. Accordingly, we can make no representation concerning the quality, safety or suitability of the content of these sites. Nor does the fact that we has included this link serve as our endorsement of any of these sites. We are providing this site, the information, listings and links contained in this website only as a convenience to you.

Unless otherwise noted, all information on this website is the property of The Law Office of Richard C. Petrofsky. Unauthorized use will be subject to legal action.

As a visitor to this website, you agree to indemnify Richard C. Petrofsky and The Law Office of Richard C. Petrofsky, and its employees, agents, distributors, and affiliates from and against any and all third party claims, demands, liabilities, costs, or expenses, including reasonable attorney’s fees that arise from your use or misuse of this site.

IRS Circular 230 Notice 
To the extent this website or files available within it concern tax matters, our information is not intended to be used and cannot be used by a taxpayer for the purpose of avoiding penalties that may be imposed by law or in promoting, marketing, or recommending to another party any transaction or matter addressed.

Notice of Privacy Practices 
Attorneys, like all providers of professional services, are now required by law to inform their clients of their policies regarding privacy of client information. Attorneys have been and continue to be bound by professional standards of confidentiality that are even more stringent than those required by law. Therefore, we have always protected your right to privacy.

Types of Nonpublic Personal Information We Collect 
We may collect nonpublic personal information about you that is either provided to us by you or obtained by us with your authorization.

Disclosures to Nonaffiliated Parties 
For current and former clients, we do not disclose any nonpublic personal information obtained in the course of our practice except as required or permitted by law or authorized by you. Permitted disclosures include, providing information to our employees and, in limited situations, to unrelated third parties who need to know that information to assist us in providing services to you. In all such situations, we stress the confidential nature of information being shared.

Protecting the Confidentiality and Security of Current and Former Client Information 
We retain records relating to professional services that we provide so that we are better able to assist you with your professional needs and, in some cases, to comply with professional guidelines. In order to guard your nonpublic personal information, we maintain physical, electronic, and procedural safeguards that comply with our professional standards.

You do not need to call, or do anything as a result of this notice. This notice is meant to inform you of how we use and safeguard your nonpublic personal financial information. Please call if you have any questions, because your privacy is important to us.