Terms & Conditions
By Using Illinois Do It Yourself Divorce, you verify that:
- You are a resident of the State of Illinois.
- Your children, if any, are residents of the State of Illinois.
- Your spouse is a resident of the State of Illinois. If now, your spouse is willing to proceed with your divorce and complete the proper paperwork in Illinois.
- You understand that the Illinois Do It Yourself Divorce program does not provide legal advice or create an attorney-client relationship.
- You accept the following terms and conditions.
What Illinois Do It Yourself Divorce Provides
What Illinois Do It Yourself Divorce Does Not Provide
Illinois Do It Yourself Divorce is not a law firm, and it does not provide legal services. You are not, and cannot become, a client of Illinois Do It Yourself Divorce. Subscribing to the Illinois Do It Yourself Divorce website will not create an attorney/client relationship between you and any individual or organization. The information you exchange with the Illinois Do It Yourself Divorce website is not protected by any privilege or duty of confidentiality.
Your License To Use the Website and Materials
Responsible Use of Licensed Materials
The Illinois Do It Yourself Divorce website is intended to provide information and materials to individuals who are reasonably familiar with the judicial process and capable of conducting a "Pro Se " divorce proceeding . By using the Licensed Materials, you acknowledge that you are capable of understanding and evaluating the information within the Licensed Materials, and that you will retain competent legal counsel if you have any questions or concerns about the content of the Licensed Materials or the appropriate use of the Licensed Materials . The Licensed Materials are licensed to you at a cost that is significantly less than the average cost of hiring a lawyer or law firm; accordingly , you acknowledge and accept the inherent risk in conducting a legal proceeding without the assistance of competent legal counsel, as well as the risk that the Licensed Materials may not be appropriate for your particular circumstances.
The Licensed Materials Are Provided Without Warranties or Guarantees
YOU EXPRESSLY AND IRREVOCABLY AGREE THAT THE ILLINOIS DO IT YOURSELF DIVORCE WEBSITE, AND ALL OF THE LICENSED MATERIALS , ARE PROVIDED "AS IS," WITH NO REPRESENTATION OR WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY , FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE , OR NONINFRINGEMENT OF INTELLECTUA L PROPERTY RIGHTS OR ANY IMPLIED WARRANTY ARISING FROM STATUTE, COURSE OF DEALING , COURSE OF PERFORMANCE , OR USAGE OF TRADE.
In addition to the general disclaimer of warranties above, note that Illinois Do It Yourself Divorce, LLC does not warrant or guarantee the accuracy or effectiveness of the Licensed Materials, nor do we warrant or guarantee that the Licensed Materials reflect the current state of the law in every jurisdiction . In order to use the Licensed Materials, you must either retain competent legal counsel to assist you with your use of the Licensed Materials, or agree to accept the risk that the Licensed Materials may not be accurate, effective, or current.
Illinois Do It Yourself Divorce, LLC uses third party technology vendors for programming , design, and website hosting. Although we select our technology vendors carefully, we do not directly control the technical aspects of the Licensed Materials or the Illinois Do It Yourself Divorce website. Accordingly, note that Illinois Do It Yourself Divorce, LLC does not warrant or represent that the Illinois Do It Yourself Divorce website will perform without interruption or error, nor do we warrant or represent that the Illinois Do It Yourself Divorce website or Licensed Materials are secure from hacking or other unauthorized intrusion, or that your data will remain private or secure.
Limitation of Liability and Release of Claims
IN NO EVENT WILL ILLINOIS DO IT YOURSELF DIVORCE, LLC BE LIABLE TO YOU OR ANY OTHER PARTY FOR ANY CONSEQUENTIAL, INDIRECT, SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL , OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES ARISING OUT OF OR RELATED TO YOUR
USE OF THE LICENSED MATERIALS OR THE ILLINOIS DO IT YOURSELF DIVORCE WEBSITE.
THE MAXIMUM LIABILITY OF ILLINOIS DO IT YOURSELF DIVORCE, LLC FOR ANY CLAIMS, LOSSES, DAMAGES, JUDGMENTS , LIABILITIES, COSTS, OR EXPENSES ARISING OUT OF OR RELATING TO THIS CONTRACT, YOUR USE OF THE LICENSED MATERIALS, OR YOUR USE OF THE ILLINOIS DO IT YOURSELF DIVORCE WEBSITE SHALL NOT EXCEED THE TOTAL AMOUNT OF MONEY YOU HAVE PAID TO ILLINOIS DO IT YOURSELF DIVORCE, LLC.
Indemnification for Third Party Claims
You agree, to the full extent permitted by law, to defend and indemnify Illinois Do It Yourself Divorce, LLC (including any of its affiliated entities, and their respective boards, directors, officers, employees, agents, and representatives), from and against the full amount of any third party claims, losses, damages, judgments, liabilities, and costs, expenses, fines, penalties, and obligations related thereto, including, but not limited to reasonable attorney 's fees and expenses, caused by or arising from your use of the Licensed Materials or the Illinois Do It Yourself Divorce website.
Term and Termination
A MONTHLY SUBSCRIPTION WILL AUTOMATICALLY RENEW ON THE REGISTRATION DATE OF EACH SUCCESSIVE MONTH , UNLESS YOU CANCEL YOUR SUBSCRIPTION PRIOR TO THAT DATE. SUBSCRIPTIONS FOR A FIXED TERM WILL AUTOMATICALLY TERMINATE AT THE END OF THAT TERM. FOR EXAMPLE , A SIX MONTH SUBSCRIPTION WILL AUTOMATICALLY END ON THE REGISTRATION DATE THAT IS SIX MONTHS AFTER THE DATE YOU REGISTERED.
This Agreement shall be subject to and construed under the laws of the State of Illinois, without regard to the conflict of laws principles thereof. Venue and jurisdiction for all disputes shall be in Winnebago County, Illinois and the parties waive any defenses or objections to same.
If any provision of this Agreement is determined by a court of competent jurisdiction to be unenforceable, that provision will be deemed severable and this Agreement may be enforced with that provision severed or as modified by the court.