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Last Updated: 9/26/20
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The law differs in every jurisdiction, and you should not rely on any opinion except that of an investigator you have retained who is licensed in your state who has a professional duty to advise you after being fully informed of all the pertinent facts. In New York, all investigators must be licensed and insured and familiar with the legal implications of the case you are conducting. All readers should seek professional counsel through a licensed investigator about their specific case, along with a licensed attorney regarding their legal rights and remedies. ROOT INVESTIGATIONS EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMS ALL LIABILITY WITH RESPECT TO ACTIONS TAKEN OR NOT TAKEN BASED UPON ANY INFORMATION OR OTHER CONTENTS OF THIS SITE. Viewing the Site, or communicating with Root Investigations by Internet e-mail or through the Site does not constitute or create a private investigator-client relationship. In order to retain Root Investigations private investigators, the investigator must be retained along with a signed document. The content on the site is not intended to create a private investigator-client relationship, and shall not be construed as legal advice. Only your lawyer can provide you with legal advice. Using the live chat option or submitting a question through email does not provide representation as a client.
Privacy & This Site Does Not Provide Investigator Advice
Information sent to Root Investigations via Internet e-mail or through the Site is not secure and is done on a non-confidential basis. Root Investigations takes all reasonable steps to keep all communications private,e however, because of the Internet, we cannot guarantee an individual in your home or otherwise obtains evidence of you visiting our website. As per NYS law, no private investigator is allowed to guarantee results to a client.
The content provided on the Site is for informational purposes only. The information is not intended to be a substitute for professional advice. Always consult a lawyer.
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Root Investigations may periodically change, remove, or add the material on the Site without notice. This material may contain technical or typographical errors. Because of this, Root Investigations does not guarantee accuracy, completeness, or suitability. Root Investigations assumes no liability or responsibility for any errors or omissions in the contents of the Site. Using the Site is at your own risk and is not liable to you or any other person for any indirect, special, incidental, or consequential damages of any kind arising from your access to, or use of, the Site.
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Because the Site may be viewed from anywhere in the World, Root Investigations cases are conducted in NYS and prior results do not guarantee a similar outcome. Similarly, in NYS, no private investigator is allowed to guarantee the outcome of an investigation or guarantee results.
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