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Hilgers Graben PLLC Site Terms of Use and Disclaimers

TERMS OF USE (the “Site”) is for general information only. This Site is operated by Hilgers Graben PLLC (“Hilgers Graben” or “we”). Please read these Terms of Use and Disclaimers (“Terms”) carefully before using this Site. By using the Site, you agree to be bound by these Terms, including modifications that Hilgers Graben may make from time to time. We reserve the right to revise and update these Terms at any time and for any reason, with or without notice or obligation. Your use of this Site after we post any changes constitutes your agreement to those changes and your agreement to be bound by any such revisions. You agree to periodically review these Terms to ensure you are familiar with the most recent version. You agree that you do not have any rights in this Site and that Hilgers Graben will have no liability to you if this Site is discontinued or your ability to access the Site is restricted.


If you provide us with information via the Site, please note that Hilgers Graben does not sell, provide, or trade its customer list, prospect list, or mailing lists to any person or company other than its affiliates and any service providers providing services to us. Such providers may only use the information to provide services to us.  Hilgers Graben processes Personal Information regarding users of the Site.  For more information, please refer to our Privacy Policy.  Note that in the event of a merger or sale of the firm, any information you have provided us may be shared with the other party to such merger or acquisition.


This Site and the materials on this Site have been prepared by Hilgers Graben for informational purposes. Transmission of the information on the Site is not intended to create, and receipt does not constitute, an attorney-client relationship. Newsletter recipients and online readers should not rely upon the transmission of an e-mail message to Hilgers Graben through the Site to create an attorney-client relationship. We cannot represent you until we know that doing so will not create a conflict of interest. Accordingly, do not use any of the supplied e-mail interfaces to send us any confidential information until you speak with one of our attorneys and receive our authorization to send that information to us. Internet subscribers and online readers should not act upon any information in the Site without first consulting legal counsel of their own directly. The information in the Site is not provided in the course of an attorney-client relationship and is not intended to constitute legal advice or to substitute for obtaining legal advice from an attorney licensed in the appropriate jurisdiction. By entering this Site, you acknowledge and agree that any communication or material you transmit to this Site or to Hilgers Graben, in any manner and for any reason, will not be treated as confidential or proprietary. Furthermore, you acknowledge and agree that any ideas, concepts, techniques, procedures, methods, systems, designs, plans, charts, or other materials you transmit to Hilgers Graben may be used by us, anywhere, anytime, and for any reason whatsoever


These materials were prepared for general informational purposes only based on information available at the time of publication and are not intended as, do not constitute, and should not be relied upon as, legal advice or a legal opinion on any specific facts or circumstances.  Hilgers Graben (and its affiliates, attorneys, and employees) shall not have any liability in connection with any use of these materials.  The sharing of these materials does not establish an attorney-client relationship with the recipient and should not be relied upon as an alternative for advice from qualified counsel.  Please note that facts and circumstances may vary, and prior results do not guarantee a similar outcome.


Hilgers Graben will not assume the representation of clients from those states where the marketing material does not comply with State Bar requirements and where the client is generated as a result of that marketing material. No representation is made or intended that the quality of the legal services to be performed is greater than the quality of legal services performed by other lawyers. Unless otherwise specified, the attorneys listed in the Site are admitted to practice in the jurisdiction of their office, and they are not certified by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization. Portions of this Site contain attorney advertising. Prior results do not guarantee a similar outcome. Each representation has unique facts and circumstances that may impact results.


All materials contained on the Site, including text, images, logos and or other material (collectively “Content”), and all intellectual property rights thereto, including copyrights, trademarks, service marks, trade names and trade dress, are owned by Hilgers Graben or its affiliates. You agree not to copy, reproduce, republish, transmit, modify or distribute any of the Content contained on the Site, except for your personal, noncommercial use, absent the prior written approval of Hilgers Graben.


When visiting this Site, you agree not to:

  • use the Site in any manner designed to hinder the proper operation or performance of the Site, including, without limitation, the following: hacking, encouraging hacking, introducing viruses or malware, disrupting the functionalities of the Site, and launching Denial-of-Service (DoS) attacks against the Site;
  • collect or use Personal Information available on the Site for the purpose of sending unsolicited communications;
  • breach applicable laws and regulations, including, without limitation, undermining the respect of data privacy or human dignity and inciting violence or discrimination;
  • attempt to gain unauthorized access to the Site or Hilgers Graben’s servers and network.
  • use robotic searches on the Site or otherwise “scrape” information or content from the Site.


By entering this Site, you acknowledge and agree that the Site is provided on an “As Is, As Available” basis. No warranties, express or implied, including but not limited to those of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose, are made with respect to this Site or any information or software contained therein. You agree that your use is at your own risk and that, under no circumstance (including negligence), shall Hilgers Graben or any of the parties involved in creating, producing, or delivering this Site be liable for any direct, incidental, special, consequential, indirect, or punitive damages, or any other losses, costs, or expenses or any kind (including legal fees, expert fees, or other disbursements) which may arise, directly or indirectly, through the access to, use of, or browsing of this Site or through your downloading of any materials, data, text, images, video or audio from this Site, including but not limited to anything caused by any viruses, bugs, human action or inaction or any computer system, phone line, hardware, software or program malfunctions, or any other errors, failures or delays in computer transmissions or network connections even if Hilgers Graben has been advised of such damages. Nor shall Hilgers Graben be responsible for any damages whatsoever that result from mistakes, omissions, interruptions, deletion of files, errors, defects, delays in operation or transmission, or any failure of performance whether or not caused by events beyond its reasonable Hilgers control, including but not limited to acts of god, communications line failure, theft, destruction, or unauthorized access to this Site’s records, programs, or services. Some jurisdictions do not allow the limitation or exclusion of liability for incidental or consequential damages; as a result, the above limitation or exclusion may not apply to you.

Although the information contained in this Site is based upon up-to-date information, and while Hilgers Graben makes reasonable efforts to ensure that all material on this Site is correct, accuracy cannot be guaranteed and Graben makes no warranties or representations as to its accuracy.


This Site may include links to other Internet sites that are beyond the control of Hilgers Graben. Hilgers Graben is not responsible for the content of any such sites, makes no representations regarding any such sites, cannot guarantee their practices regarding data privacy, and does not necessarily endorse or approve of the information, material, products or services contained on or accessible through any such sites. You acknowledge and agree that your linking to other sites, your use of such sites, and your use of any information, material, products and services offered by such sites, are solely at your own risk.


These terms will be governed by and construed in accordance with the internal laws of the State of Texas without regard to conflicts of laws principles. By using this Site, you hereby agree that any and all disputes regarding these terms will be exclusively subject to the federal and state courts located in Dallas County, Texas.  With respect to any dispute between you and Hilgers Graben relating to or arising out of these Terms or use of the Site, both parties agree to waive their right to a jury trial in any legal proceeding. Additionally, you agree that any dispute resolution proceedings will be conducted only on an individual basis and not in a class, consolidated, or representative action.


While we would like to hear from you, please do not send us any information about any matter that may involve you until you receive a written statement from us (an engagement letter) that we represent you.