Terms of Service

Welcome to Guardian Connect!

These Terms of Service (“Terms”) govern your use of Guardian Connect. There may be times when we provide separate or additional Terms in certain circumstances that will further govern your use. When you create a Connect Community account or make purchases on this platform, you agree to these Terms. If you do not agree to these Terms do not use this Platform. We may revise these Terms at any time without notice, and you should periodically review this page. If you have any questions about these Terms, please contact the Customer Service Team at [email protected] or 1-833-741-2308. In addition to these Terms, by using this Platform you agree that you are over nineteen (19) years of age and legally able to enter into a contract. Please also refer to Guardian Connect’s Privacy Policy, which is incorporated herein by reference. Guardian Connect is a service offered by Blazek Law Group, LLC, a law firm within the State of Nebraska. These Terms therefore constitute an agreement between you and Blazek Law Group, LLC. Guardian Connect is not a law firm and cannot perform services as an attorney.  

We agree to provide products and services for Guardians, Conservators, Payees, POAs, and Trustees in Nebraska as a public service to address general information on commonly encountered legal issues. This includes Connect Community, Connect DIY, Connect EDU, and for authorized users, Connect Neb Courts. The products and services on this Platform are informational and educational only and do not create an attorney-client relationship between you and Blazek Law Group, LLC, and any attorneys it employs, attorneys of its affiliates or any other attorney using the Platform, and therefore under no circumstance is your information protected by the attorney-client privilege, work product doctrine, or other confidentiality customary to attorneys and their clients. Notwithstanding, we do not collect or sell your data for third-party use. Any information collected or stored on the platform is limited to our own research and innovation consistent with our Privacy Policy. You grant Guardian Connect and Blazek Law Group, LLC, a worldwide, royalty free, non-exclusive, and fully sublicensable license to use, distribute, reproduce, modify, publish, and translate this personal information solely for the purpose of enabling your use of this Platform. You may revoke this license at any time by deleting your account.  Ultimately, we want to bring you a Platform that meets the changing demands of surrogate decision-makers in Nebraska while promoting access to justice and preserving the integrity of the legal community.  

All right, title, and interest in and to the materials provided on this Platform, excepting those clearly created by third parties, including but not limited to information, documents, logos, graphics, sounds, and images are owned by Guardian Connect and Blazek Law Group, LLC. None of these may be copied, reproduced, republished, downloaded, uploaded, posted, displayed, transmitted, or distributed in any way. Nothing on Guardian Connect shall be construed to confer any license under Blazek Law Group, LLC’s intellectual property rights, whether by estoppel, implication or otherwise. Any rights not expressly granted herein are reserved by Blazek Law Group, LLC. 

Guardian Connect strives to keep its legal information accurate, current and up-to-date. However, because the law changes rapidly, Guardian Connect cannot guarantee that all of the information on the Platform is completely current. Application of the law depends on specific facts, unique circumstances and the parties involved. Guardian Connect is not meant to address each and every situation a surrogate decision-maker may find themselves in. If you need legal advice for your specific problem or if your question is too complex for this Platform, you should speak with an attorney.  

When you create an account and/or make a purchase on this Platform you must provide complete and accurate information as requested on the form. This includes a requirement that you provide your real name when signing up as a user. Guardian Connect does not permit anonymous or pseudonymous. You may also be asked to create a username and password. You are entirely responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your password. You agree to notify Guardian Connect of any unauthorized use of your username and/or password. Guardian Connect and Blazek Law Group, LLC shall not be held liable for any losses incurred by reason of someone else’s use of your account or password. You may be held liable for Blazek Law Group, LLC’s losses as a result of someone else’s use of your account or password.  

Guardian Connect and Blazek Law Group, LLC shall use commercially reasonable efforts to restrict unauthorized access to our data and files. However, no system regardless of password protection can be entirely safe. It may be possible for an unauthorized party to access, view, copy, modify, or distribute the data and files you store using this Platform.  Use of this Platform is entirely at your own risk.  

We charge for our products and services and payment is required before access to the purchase is allowed. In some instances, we may have to make certain that we do not have a conflict of interest as defined by Nebraska Supreme Court Rules. This means that access to your purchase may be delayed but will not be delayed longer than seventy-two (72) hours, excepting weekends, holidays, or other extraordinary circumstances.  

Upon purchase, Guardian Connect hereby grants you permission to access its Connect Community social media site, view its Connect DIY tutorials, and Connect EDU webinars per the terms of the specific product offer solely for your personal, informational, and non-commercial use. Resale is not authorized. You further agree that you will not disseminate the information you learn from any purchase to third parties as it may be considered the unauthorized practice of law, a criminal offense in the State of Nebraska. If products contain a trademark, copyright notice, or watermark the same shall not be altered or removed. This permission terminates automatically without notice if you breach any of the terms or conditions herein. Without waiving any and all remedies available under relevant law, Guardian Connect and Blazek Law Group, LLC may immediately revoke access to the Platform and/or your purchases without notice to you in its sole discretion. 

Guardian Connect may contain links to information, other websites, and services. Guardian Connect works with a number of partners and affiliates whose information, websites, or services may be shared on the Platform. Guardian Connect may also provide links to citations or resources with whom it is not affiliated. Guardian Connect is not responsible for the accuracy or completeness of this information. Guardian Connect is providing this to you as only a convenience and the inclusion does not imply endorsement. You acknowledge that you bear all risks associated with access to and use of such information. You agree that Guardian Connect and Blazek Law Group, LLC is not responsible to you for any damage resulting from your dealing with a third party. You should contact the site administrator for the applicable third-party site if you have any concerns.  

Some Guardian Connect services may be subject to additional terms and your use will be conditioned on your agreement to such. If the Terms herein conflict with the additional terms, the more specific terms shall control.  

Guardian Connect, including Connect Community, Connect DIY, Connect EDU, and Connect NEB Courts is provided on an “as is” and “as available” basis. To the fullest extent permitted by law Guardian Connect and Blazek Law Group, LLC expressly disclaims all warranties of any kind whether express or implied, including but not limited implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, title, and non-infringement.  

Guardian Connect and Blazek Law Group, LLC make no warranty that: 

  1. The Platform will meet your requirements;  
  2. The Platform will be available on an uninterrupted, timely, secure, or error free basis; 
  3. The results that may be obtained from the use of the Platform will be accurate or reliable; or 
  4. The Platform will meet your expectations.  

On this Platform generally,  

  1. You cannot impersonate others or provide inaccurate information in violation of these Terms; 
  2. You cannot do anything fraudulent, dishonest, unethical, unlawful, misleading, illegal, or otherwise unauthorized; 
  3. You cannot violate these Terms or future policies we develop; 
  4. You cannot interfere with the intended purpose or operation of Guardian Connect; 
  5. You cannot collect users’ personal information; 
  6. You cannot sell or license any part of Guardian Connect; 
  7. You cannot share private, confidential, or protected information; 
  8. We reserve the right to disallow certain user names; 
  9. We reserve the right to remove or modify any content or information that you share; and 
  10. You cannot use this Platform if you have a conflict of interest with Blazek Law Group, LLC, any attorneys it employs, attorneys of its affiliates, or any attorney using the Platform.  

For the Connect Community, you must remember that any information shared whether in the news feed, including posts and comments, or in direct messaging is not bound by attorney client privilege. Be careful and selective with the information you choose to share. Guardian Connect and Blazek Law Group, LLC take no responsibility and assume no liability for the content that you post. We do not claim ownership of your content; however, we need a license from you to provide the Platform. When you share, post, or upload content that is covered by intellectual property rights, you hereby grant to us a non-exclusive, royalty free, transferrable, sublicensable, worldwide license to host, use, distribute, modify, run, copy, publicly perform or display, translate, and create derivative works of your content within the Platform. This license will end when your content is deleted from our systems. You can delete content individually or all at once by deleting your account. Sometimes we are required to maintain your content within our system, even after you have deleted it, in order to comply with the law. An example of this would be if you posted something illegal and then attempted to delete it.  

In order to be eligible and remain eligible for membership in our Guardian Connect Community, the following applies: 

  1. You must be at least nineteen (19) years old; 
  2. You must be a Guardian, Conservator, Payee, POA, or Trustee governed by Nebraska law; 
  3. You must be eligible for an account, meaning that we did not previously disable your account for violation of the law or our policies; 
  4. You cannot be a convicted sex offender; 
  5. You shall not post content which you know to be false, inaccurate, or misleading; 
  6. You shall not post content that infringes upon copyright, patent, trademark, trade secret, or other proprietary rights, or the rights of privacy; 
  7. You shall not post any content that violates any law, statute, ordinance, or regulation;  
  8. You shall not post any content that is or may be reasonably considered to be defamatory, libelous, hateful, racially or religiously biased or offensive, unlawfully threatening, or unlawfully harassing, or advocates for or encourages illegal conduct harmful to any individual or entity; 
  9. You shall not post content that includes advertising, spam, or includes a paid promotion; 
  10. You shall not post content that contains any computer virus, worms, or other potentially damaging computer programs or files;  
  11. You shall not post content that is obscene, pornographic, abusive or threatening; 
  12. You shall not post content that advertises or otherwise is a solicitation for good or services; and 
  13. You shall not engage in activities that otherwise violate these Terms; 

Obtaining any material through the use of this Platform is done at your own discretion and risk. Guardian Connect and Blazek Law Group, LLC shall have no responsibility for any damage to your computer system or loss of data that results from the use of this Platform.  

For any claim, cause of action, or dispute that you have that arises out of or relates to your access or use of this Platform, you agree that it will first be addressed informally through a mutually agreed upon mediator.  

All Platform design, text, graphics, the selection and arrangement thereof, Copyright ©, Guardian Connect and Blazek Law Group, LLC. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. Guardian Connect, Connect Community, Connect DIY, Connect EDU, Connect NEB Courts, its logos, all images and text, custom graphics, website design, page headers, and button icons are service marks, trademarks, and/or trade dress of Blazek Law Group, LLC. All other trademarks, product names, and company names or logos found on the Platform are the property of their respective owners.  

You acknowledge that Guardian Connect and Blazek Law Group, LLC reserves the right to refuse access or use of this Platform to anyone and to cancel user access at any time.