Legal Notices


This website has been prepared by Sipe Law Firm, LLC (SLF) for informational purposes only. The information contained herein is not legal advice, and receipt of any such information is not intended to nor does it create an attorney-client relationship.

Do not provide any information to us that is considered to be confidential or secret unless we have first agreed to represent you as your lawyer. We cannot protect from disclosure any information you send us before we agree to be your lawyer. Do not act upon any information contained herein without seeking professional legal counsel.

The information contained herein is provided “as-is” and without warranty of any kind, either express or implied, including, but not limited to, warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose and non-infringement. In no event will SLF, its affiliates, contractors or business partners be liable to any party for any direct or indirect, incidental, punitive, special or other consequential damages for any use of this website, or any other hyperlinked website or data files, including without limitation, any lost profits, business interruption, loss of data or otherwise, even if we are advised of the possibility of such damages.

Privacy Statement
SLF collects no personally identifying information, such as name, address, or email address, on visitors to our site, except when specifically and knowingly provided and when specifically requested. Any information provided is used solely for the stated purpose unless agreed in advance to additional use. If you request information about a particular practice area, you may be asked if you would like to be added to that practice area’s mailing list or email list in order to receive newsletters or memos of interest. At any time anyone may request to be removed from any or all lists.

SLF does not share any personal information you provide with outside parties. SLF may use “cookies” to collect information about your use of the site. The information collected is not personally identifying information, but basic information about your computer and its connection to the internet, including domain names, dates and times of access to the site, and the internet address of the website from which the site is entered. The generic information collected is for statistical purposes and used to assist in site management and development.

SLF reserves the right to change this policy without advance notice, but a new policy will not go into effect until details have been posted here. SLF also reserves the right to add features designed to elicit consumer information, but all such features will be clearly marked and explained. Please direct questions to the Office Manager, Barbara Wright, at [email protected], or to Sipe Law Firm, LLC, Wells Fargo Center, 113 East Main Street, Suite 325, Rock Hill, South Carolina 29730. This site is provided as a service to our clients, prospective clients and friends. It is not intended in any way to be a solicitation or to render legal advice. Other internet resources linked to from this site are neither endorsed nor warranted for accuracy of the information provided. You access such other sites at your own risk.

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IRS Notice
The United States Treasury Department, pursuant to its authority to regulate the practice by lawyers and other tax professionals before the Internal Revenue Service, has promulgated final regulations governing the issuance of written tax advice (“Circular 230”).

In order to comply with the Circular 230 rules, please be advised that, unless stated otherwise, any tax advice contained on this website is not intended or written to be used, and cannot be used, for purposes of (i) avoiding penalties under the Internal Revenue Code or (ii) promoting or marketing or recommending to another party any transaction or matter addressed herein.

Martindale-Hubbell Certification Mark Reference and Rating Explanation
AV® Preeminent™ and BV® Distinguished™ are certification marks of Reed Elsevier Properties Inc., used in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell® certification procedures, standards and policies.  Martindale-Hubbell® is the facilitator of a peer review rating process.  Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the Bar and the Judiciary.  Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review Ratings fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.  An AV® certification mark is a significant rating accomplishment – a testament to the fact that a lawyer’s peers rank him or her at the highest level of professional excellence.