Here is the Legal Disclaimer for using Lightbeam, Inc. Last updated on May 7th, 2022.
Lightbeam, Inc. and any of its affiliates ("Lightbeam") is an online provider of legal “fill in the blank” forms (or generic templates), and general legal information. Lightbeam is not a law firm, we do not provide legal advice or represent you in any way, and do not obviate the need for you to seek legal advice from a licensed attorney.
By using this website, mobile applications or “fill in the blank” forms, you are not accessing attorney services or legal advice, and do not substitute or obviate the need for you to seek counsel from a licensed attorney.
By using this website, web application, any of our natively available mobile applications or our legal forms, you are not establishing an attorney-client relationship with Lightbeam or any of its employees, advisors, contractors, agents or subsidiaries. Any information you provide Lightbeam or any of its subsidiaries is not protected by attorney-client privilege or as work product.
In accessing this website, any of our natively available mobile applications, or our legal forms, the user assumes responsibility to provide correct and up-to-date information. Inaccuracies in information provided by the user or erroneous errors committed by the user could affect the validity or enforceability of the documents generated by the app. You will read any and all Lightbeam. documents that you access electronically, download or print prior to signing them. You take sole responsibility for the accuracy of your personal information contained in any and all legal “fill in the blank” forms that you sign provided by Lightbeam. Lightbeam does not validate or review any information you provide as input throughout the entire process of filling out the electronic “fill in the blank” forms, nor are the documents that are generated by Lightbeam's automated software based on the input provided by the user for errors, accuracy or legal sufficiency, draw legal conclusions, provide legal advice or apply the law to the facts of your particular situation. You understand that our providing of the Services to you is neither legal advice nor the practice of law, and that the documents are not customized to your particular needs.
Each person's legal situation is different and complex situations may require legal advice and representation. It is not possible for the app to identify all situations in which legal representation is recommended, necessary or desirable. We do not review your documents or any information you input for accuracy or legal sufficiency, draw legal conclusions, provide legal advice or apply the law to the facts of your particular situation.
Each user has the obligation to make his or her own determination as to whether to seek the advice of a lawyer. Lightbeam recommends that all users consider reviewing their estate plan and estate planning documents with a licensed attorney.
Different states have different rules that may affect the enforceability or validity of planning documents, and each state's laws may change over time. Lightbeam cannot ensure that the documents generated through use of the app will be enforceable or valid in all states or in every instance. Each user assumes the responsibility to seek legal review of their documents and estate plan.
Guardianship appointments are determined by courts in most states. While a parent's choice of guardian is given deference, there is no guarantee that a parent's choice of guardian will be upheld by a court. Seek legal advice to determine how best to protect your family.
Users should update their documents as their life circumstances change. It is up to users to determine when they need to update their documents. Failure to do so may affect the validity or enforceability of planning documents.
Certain documents will not be valid or enforceable unless you follow detailed and specific steps to properly execute the documents. Failure to precisely follow directions may result in invalid or unenforceable planning documents. If you have any questions you should seek the advice of an attorney.
Trust provisions can have financial and tax consequences. The financial and tax provisions will not be ideal for every situation and we do not guarantee that our provisions are appropriate for you. Seek legal advice to determine what specific tax or financial planning is best for you.
Trust creators and trustees should consult with an attorney to determine their legal rights and obligations under estate planning documents and local law. In addition, the implementation of, or failure to follow, trust provisions can have financial and tax consequences for estates, trusts, trustees, guardians, heirs and beneficiaries. Trust creators, trustees, heirs and beneficiaries, and guardians should consult with an attorney for guidance.