Internet Disclosure Policy

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Privacy Statement

Personal Information

At Smith Haughey Rice & Roegge (SHRR), we intend to give you as much control as possible over your personal information.  In general, you can visit our web site without telling us who you are or revealing any information about yourself.  There are times, however, when we may need information from you, such as your name and e-mail address, to correspond with you or provide you with further information.  If you choose to give us personal information via the Internet, it is our intent to let you know how we will use such information.  If you tell us that you do not wish to have this information used as a basis for further contact with you, we will respect your wishes.

We do keep track of the domains from which people visit us.  We analyze this data for trends and statistics, and then we discard it.

Business Relationships

The SHRR web site may contain links to other web sites.  SHRR is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such web sites. There may be links that make it easier for you to connect to third party sites or that allow access to this site from other third party sites.  Linked third party sites are not under the control of SHRR and SHRR is not responsible for the contents of any linked site or any link contained in such a linked site.  Existence of third party links is not an endorsement by SHRR in favor of such site or the products or services contained therein. 


There is a technology called “cookies” that can be used to provide you with tailored information from a web site.  A cookie is an element of data that a web site can send to your browser, which may then store it on your system.  The SHRR web site may use cookies so that we can better serve you when you return to our site.  You can set your browser to notify you when you receive a cookie, giving you the chance to decide whether to accept it.

E-Mail Disclaimer

If you have received an e-mail from SHRR, the e-mail message and all attachments transmitted with it are intended solely for the use of the addressee and may contain legally privileged and confidential information.  If the reader of the message is not the intended recipient, or an employee or agent responsible for delivering the message to the intended recipient, you are hereby notified that any dissemination, distribution, copying, or other use of the message or its attachments is strictly prohibited.  If you have received a message in error, please notify the sender immediately by replying to the message and please delete it from your computer.

PLEASE NOTE that all incoming e-mails will be automatically scanned by us and by an external service provider to eliminate unsolicited promotional e-mails (“spam”).  This could result in deletion of a legitimate e-mail before it is read by its intended recipient at our firm.  Please tell us if you have concerns about this automatic filtering.



The SHRR web site is intended for informational purposes only.  Nothing in the site is to be considered as either creating an attorney-client relationship between the reader and SHRR or as rendering of legal advice for any specific matter.  Readers are responsible for obtaining such advice from their own legal counsel.

No client or other reader should act or refrain from acting on the basis of any information contained in the Smith Haughey Rice & Roegge web sites without seeking appropriate legal or other professional advice on the particular facts and circumstances at issue.

Your use of this site indicates acceptance of these Terms and Conditions.  SHRR may  modify or revise the terms that govern your use of our site and we will post such revised Terms and Conditions and therefore you should check this page regularly.  Your use of our site following any such change constitutes your acceptance to be bound by the Terms and Conditions as modified or revised.  Any information that we collect now will be used consistently with the privacy policy in effect at the time of use.

This web site is a public resource for general information about our firm.  Nothing in this web site should be used by the reader as a source of legal advice.  Each legal problem is different, and past performance does not guarantee future results.  This web site does not create an attorney-client relationship between you and SHRR and is not intended to do so.  Please do not act or rely on any information in this web site.  Also, please do not send us via e-mail any information about any legal matter that may involve you unless or until you have received a written statement from us that we represent you. 

We intend this site for use only by adults who are 18 years of age or older.  If you are not 18 years of age or older, please do not submit any information to SHRR.


Our lawyers tend to limit their practice to certain areas of the law.  Except where specifically noted, none is certified by the jurisdiction in which he or she practices as a specialist in any area of practice.  The lawyers resident in all offices, unless otherwise indicated, are not certified by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization.

SHRR may also share the information with a successor in interest, an affiliate or its consultants who are obligated to maintain the confidentiality of the information.  For example, if SHRR merges with another law firm, SHRR may share the information with that firm.  SHRR may also share the information as permitted by law.  For example, SHRR may provide the information in response to a subpoena, a law enforcement or governmental agency request, or a court order.


We make no representations or warranties, express or implied, regarding any information that appears on this web site or on any third party site linked to this web site.  SHRR does not endorse and is not responsible for any information that appears on any third party site linked to this web site.


Jurisdiction/choice of law

Users of this site acknowledge and agree that this site is controlled, operated and administered by SHRR from its offices in Grand Rapids, Michigan.  SHRR makes no representation that materials on this site are appropriate or available for use at any location outside of Michigan or the United States.  The terms and conditions of this Internet Disclosure Policy shall be governed by the laws of the State of Michigan (without regard to conflicts of law principles).  All legal proceedings arising hereunder shall be brought solely in Grand Rapids, Michigan.

Copyright and Reproduction Notice

Copyright © 2014, Smith Haughey Rice & Roegge.  All rights reserved.

Reproduction of part or all of the contents in any form of the SHRR web site is prohibited other than for individual use only and may not be recopied and shared with a third party.  The permission to recopy by an individual does not allow for incorporation of material or any part of it in any work or publication, whether in hard copy, electronic or any other form. 

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