About us

This website, ATTORNEY.US (hereinafter referred to as the “Site”),
is one of the project published by Planete Judiciaire, French-speaking Organization for the transmission of the law, declared of general interest, located at its main registered office in France, 38 ZAC des Arbousiers 34290 MONTBLANC. The organization is extending its corporate purpose internationally and especially in the United States, concretized by its presence on site and by the creation of this project, in accordance with its social objective (see below).

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Contact about this website :  contact (at) attorney.us
To contact the organization : contact (at) judiciaire.fr (languages: english, french, german)

The organization is hereinafter referred to as “the Publisher”.

The Site is hosted by:

whose head office is located
Avenue de la Praille 26, 1227 Geneva, Switzerland
Such. : +41 22 820 35 44

Intellectual property

Attorney.us is an online legal portal published for the purpose of promoting access to online law, in accordance with its organization purpose.

The domain name, information, pictograms, iconograms, photographs, images, texts, video sequences, animated sound or not, and other elements present on the Site are protected by industrial and / or intellectual property rights including the publisher, is either licensed or authorized to reproduce and represent them.

About the dictionary.
Our legal resource is the Black’s Law Dictionary 2nd Edition. Henry Campbell Black published the first edition of Black’s Law Dictionary over 100 years ago with the 1st edition in 1891. It has long been regarded the definitive legal dictionary by lawyers and law students from around the world. The 2nd edition of Black’s Law Dictionary was published in 1910 and is now in the public domain.

Regarding to the other content of this website, any reproduction, representation, adaptation, translation and / or modification, partial or complete or transfer by any process whatsoever, is prohibited without the express, prior written permission of the publisher.

For any use or information about this, please contact the publisher.

The brands of the publisher and its partners, as well as the logos quoted and reproduced on this Site are registered trademarks.

Any total or partial reproduction of these brands or these logos made from the elements of the Site without the express and prior authorization of the publisher is prohibited.

The publisher can not be responsible for access by Internet users via hypertext links set up within the framework of the Site to other resources on the network.

Protection of personal data

Respect for the protection of personal data is a decisive factor in the relationship of trust that we wish to establish with you.
This information statement is intended to inform you in a transparent way about the treatments that we are likely to implement throughout our relationship.
The publisher, as controller, collects and processes personal data about you for the following purposes:

  • inform you about our events and those of our partners and allow you to participate;
  • to send you our communications (newsletter, catalogs, etc.);
  • offer you our products and services or let you know those of our partners;
  • allow you to access our website and participate in our contests;
  • to enable us to analyze and study our products and services and the use of our websites.

Indirectly personal data, for statistical purposes, may also be collected for purposes of managing your connection and navigation. You can consult our cookies policy by following the link:

We only implement data processing when one of the following conditions is met:

  • your consent to treatment operations has been collected;
  • the existence of our legitimate interest, or that of a third party, which justifies that we implement the processing of personal data concerned;
  • the execution of a contract which binds us to you requires that we implement the processing of personal data concerned;
  • we are bound by legal and regulatory obligations that require the implementation of the processing of personal data concerned.

In the event that we request your consent, it is collected directly on the form provided to collect the information that concerns you.

The duration of the conversation
The retention periods we apply to your personal data about you are proportionate to the purposes for which they were collected.

Recipients of the data
The personal data that we collect, as well as those collected later, are for us as data controllers.

We make sure that only authorized people can access this data. Our service providers may be recipients of this data to perform the services we entrust to them. Certain personal data may be sent to third parties or to legally authorized authorities to meet our legal, regulatory or contractual obligations.
Transfers of your data
We transfer your personal data to countries outside the European Union and these transfers are governed by legal instruments that comply with the applicable rules.

Rights that are recognized to you
Under the conditions provided by the data protection regulations, you have the right to access, rectify and delete data concerning you.
This erasure can only occur if:

  • the data are no longer necessary for the purposes for which we collected or processed them;
  • you have withdrawn your consent to their treatment;
  • you opposed their treatment and there is no compelling reason for the publisher to pursue it;
  • these data have been subject to unlawful processing;
  • these data must be erased to comply with a legal obligation provided for by Union law or the French law to which the publisher is subject.

You may also request the limitation of the processing of your personal data and request their portability, including their transmission to a third party.

Your right to portability applies only to your personal data, which excludes anonymised personal data or data that does not concern you. This right is limited to treatments based on consent or a contract and personal data that you have personally generated.

You can also object to the processing of your data for reasons that are unique to you. In terms of commercial prospecting, you can exercise this right without charge and without reason by writing to the address below.

When the data processing we implement is based on your consent, you may withdraw it at any time. We stop processing your personal data.

You can exercise your rights electronically or by post to the headquarters of the association (contact details at the beginning of the page), justifying your identity.
You can lodge a claim with a supervisory authority – In France, this is the CNIL, 3 place Fontenoy, TSA 80715, 75334 Paris cedex 07.

You have the possibility to define guidelines for the storage, erasure and communication of your personal data after your death and this from a trusted third party, certified and responsible for enforcing the will of the deceased, in accordance with the requirements of the applicable legal framework.

Limitation of liability

The publisher can not be held responsible for material errors that may have crept into the documents on the Site, despite the care taken in their publication.

The information provided on the Site is for information only and can not relieve the user of a complementary and personalized analysis.

The publisher can not be held responsible for the information, comments and opinions expressed on sites to which it is hypertext links and which it does not have editorial control.

Sites that choose to point to Attorney.us ( www.attorney.us ) are liable if they affect the image of the Site or the association.

The editor can not be held responsible any more for the defective transmission of the data due to the various networks of the Internet or the incompatibilities due to the navigator of the Net surfer.