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By accessing the web-site of the Law Office of Charles W. Hendricks, you are requesting information. The information you are requesting is not legal advice, advertising, or solicitation. Legal advice is only to be given after an attorney-client relationship has been established and pertinent information about your unique circumstances has been obtained. Transmission of and your accessing the materials on the web-site do not constitute legal advice, do not establish an attorney-client relationship, and do not create any duty of the firm to any reader.
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To ensure compliance with requirements imposed by the IRS in Circular 230, we inform you that, unless we expressly state otherwise in this communication (including any attachments), any tax advice contained in this communication is not intended or written to be used, and cannot be used, for the purpose of (i) avoiding penalties under the Internal Revenue Code or (ii) promoting, marketing, or recommending to another party any transaction or other matter addressed herein.
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In any event, use of the Internet or e-mail to communicate unencrypted information is not recommended if there is anything confidential about the information. Caution should also be exercised in communicating confidential information by cell phone. Unauthorized personnel may intercept unencrypted and cell phone communications. Within the firm, we make a good faith effort to restrict access to non-public personal information to those employees who need to know the information in order to provide services.