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Andrea Riccio  
McLean Legal  
(403) 289-3131  


Terms of Use of this Web Site and the Delivery

of Legal Services through Kre8tivelaw.com


It is important that you read and understand these terms and conditions and our privacy policy before you start to use this website.  You can print and keep a copy for your reference.


Reference to "I", “my” and “me” in the website with regard to the provision of a particular service is a reference to Andrea Riccio.


These terms and conditions (and all communications) are in English and governed by and will be construed in accordance with the laws of the province of Alberta, Canada and the courts of Alberta shall have exclusive jurisdiction in any legal proceedings with respect to this website.


This website is for use only in relation to legal issues relating to the laws of the Province of Alberta, Canada and the federal laws of Canada.


Who Provides the On-line Services


All legal services (including lawyer review of documents created using the website) are provided by Andrea Riccio, Senior Associate at McLean Legal pursuant to a retainer agreement to be entered into with the firm.


Solicitor-Client Relationship


Transmission of information from contact forms on this website or internet e-mail does not create a solicitor-client relationship between you, Andrea Riccio or McLean Legal.


Verification of Identity and Conflict of Interest


Prior to accepting any client I must verify your identity and ensure that there are no conflicts of interest in representing you.




You must have a legal issue relating to the laws of the Province of Alberta, Canada or the federal laws of Canada and be 18 years or over to use our On-line Legal Services.


Use of our On-line Legal Services is for your personal use only and in the case of any business services, any authorized person on behalf of the business.  You shall not request documents on behalf of any other person or entity.  If you breach this term, I will without notice revoke your access to all or any part of the website and terminate my services to you.


In providing me or McLean Legal with credit card details you warrant to us that you are the authorized user of the card.


Use of General Legal Information Provided on this Website


You do not need to provide any personal information to view any Free Legal Resources and public information on this website.


While every precaution has been taken in compiling the contents of this website, the materials on this website are provided for informational purposes only, do not constitute legal advice on any subject-matter, do not necessarily reflect the opinions of Andrea Riccio or McLean Legal and are not guaranteed to be correct, complete, or up to date.  The content on this website contains general information and may not reflect the most recent legal developments and decisions.


I cannot be held responsible for any action (or the lack thereof) taken by any person or organization, wherever they shall be based, as a result, direct or otherwise, on information contained in or accessed through this website.  Anyone, client or not, using one of any of the Free Legal Resources is recommended to seek specific advice from me on the particular facts and circumstances at issue before dealing with any situation which may be covered by any information contained in any part of the Free Legal Resources or before embarking on any course of action.  I reserve the right to change, add or delete any of the content on this website.


While reasonable efforts will be made to keep the website available for use, access is not guaranteed to be available all the time.  I will not be liable for any periodic unavailability of the website.


Due to the nature of the internet and the possibility of third party interference, the website is not guaranteed to be free of all viruses and technical defects of any description.  I will not be liable for any damage or loss caused by such third party interference as a result of your use of the website.


Web Site Copyright and Trademarks


The contents of each of the web pages on this website are my property.  "kre8tivelaw" is a trademark and domain owned by me.  Reproduction of part or all of the content in any form is prohibited other than in accordance with the following terms:


1.  You may print or download to a single local hard disk extracts from the content for your personal use only.


2.  You must not remove any proprietary notices from such extracts.


3.  You may not sell or commercially exploit any content nor use any data mining, robots or similar extraction methods in relation to the content.  No linking to this website or manipulation of the content is permitted without my express written consent which may by withheld in my sole and absolute discretion.


On-line Legal Services


I offer On-line Services where you are charged a one-time fee for specific documents and services related to Alberta and Canadian Law.  The On-line Legal Services currently available to clients are detailed on the website.


The On-line Legal Services do not by themselves constitute or provide legal advice.  It is designed to collect relevant information and data to assist in the provision of legal services on your behalf.  When using the On-line Legal Services you will be asked a series of questions; the answers you give will help me develop solutions and documents to meet your small business' legal needs.  You are responsible for ensuring the answers or any information that you give is correct (this includes information in relation to the identity of any parties or signatories, their age or capacity).  I am relying on you to provide the correct information.


As with any legal service, we cannot guarantee any legal outcome.


All legal services are provided in accordance with the laws of the Province of Alberta and laws of Canada applicable therein unless otherwise specified in the document.  You should not use them for use in any other jurisdiction.


All Documents should be used in conjunction with proper advice from me as to their application and adaptation to your particular circumstances.  I specifically disclaim any liability for changes made to documents unless the documents have been reviewed by me.  I will not be responsible or liable for any alterations made to a document once it has been returned to you.


After I have delivered the legal services purchased by you, I will have no further obligation to you and you are not responsible for any fees other than the one-time fee.


Please ensure that you back-up any document or correspondence that is sent to you electronically.




Any information sent internet e-mail is not secure and is done so on a non-confidential basis.


Client Funds


No fee is charged or obligation incurred by registering completing any of my online intake forms.  Fees will generally not be charged until the legal services are completed.  If it takes more than one month to complete the legal service, I will render interim invoices at the end of every month.


Prohibited Use


As a condition of your use of this website you warrant to me that you will not use this website or the services delivered using this website for any purpose that is unlawful or prohibited by these terms, conditions, and notices.




This website may contain hyperlinks to websites operated by other parties.  Such hyperlinks are provided solely as a convenience to you.  I do not control such websites and are not responsible for their contents.  My inclusion of hyperlinks to such websites does not imply any endorsement of the material on such websites.


The unsolicited broadcasting of e-mail addresses or links on this website (“spamming”) is unauthorized and strictly prohibited.


Legal Identity


I am a member of the Law Society of Alberta and as such do not express any opinion on any laws other than the laws of the Province of Alberta, Canada and the laws of Canada applicable therein.


Web Site as Advertising for Law Firm – Compliance with Professional Rules


In some jurisdictions, this website may be considered advertising.  The hiring of a lawyer is an important decision that should not be based solely upon written information about our qualifications and experience.


I have used my best efforts to comply with all known legal and ethical requirements in compiling this website.


Privacy Policy


The website's Privacy Policy forms a part of these terms and conditions.


Other Terms


I reserve the right to change these Terms and Conditions as may be required by law and professional responsibilities.


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This site is published by Andrea Riccio personally.
Although Andrea is an associate at the McLean Legal law firm, this site is not
affiliated with McLean Legal or any of its clients.

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