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This website may be considered legal advertising in your state or country. Jim Jopling is unable to represent a client that may come to him for legal assistance from a state where the material provided on this website does not comply with local ethics rules, if that client came to him directly as a result of material he or she viewed on this website.

Your use of this website or subsequent receipt of publications from Jim Jopling does not create an attorney-client relationship between Jim Jopling and you. You should not act, or refrain from acting, based upon any materials presented here.

The information presented on this website is not privileged or confidential. In no event should you send confidential information until you speak with Jim Jopling and receive authorization to send that information to him.

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Jim Jopling maintains an office in El Paso, Texas. He does not intend to practice law in any jurisdiction in which he is not licensed to do so.

The lawyer responsible for this website is Jim Jopling.

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The site is controlled and operated from Jim Jopling's office in the State of Texas. By accessing the website, you agree to be bound by the terms and conditions of all disclaimers on this website which are to be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of Texas, without giving effect to any conflict of laws principles. All activity occurring in connection with the site (including, but not limited to, accessing pages, downloading materials, etc.) is presumed to occur in the State of Texas .

Privacy Policy

This online privacy policy describes the information Jim Jopling collects from users of this website and the ways that information will be used.

Jim Jopling only collects personally identifying information when you send an e-mail or make a similar explicit request on this site. Jim Jopling only uses this information to contact you with information that Jim Jopling thinks will be of interest to you. By sending Jim Jopling your information, you consent to the collection and use of this information by Jim Jopling. Jim Jopling's mailing of information to you does not, in and of itself, create an attorney-client relationship between Jim Jopling and you. Jim Jopling reserves the right to discontinue any such mailings at any time. Jim Jopling will not sell, share, or otherwise disclose any of the information he collects online except as set forth below.

Notwithstanding this Privacy Policy, Jim Jopling may disclose personal information in special cases: (1) when Jim Jopling or his staff has reason to believe that disclosing this information is necessary to identify, contact, or bring legal action against someone who may be causing injury to or interference with (either intentionally or unintentionally) the rights of Jim Jopling or property or anyone who could be harmed by such activities; (2) when Jim Jopling or his staff believes in good faith that the law requires it; and (3) in situations involving threats to the physical safety of any person. If Jim Jopling decides to change his privacy policy, he will post those changes on this page so that you are always aware of what information he collects, how he uses it and under what circumstances he will disclose it.

NOTICE

IF A PROFESSIONAL, INCLUDING AN ATTORNEY OR AN EMPLOYEE OF AN ATTORNEY, HAS CAUSE TO BELIEVE THAT A CHILD HAS BEEN ABUSED OR NEGLECTED OR MAY BE ABUSED OR NEGLECTED OR THAT A CHILD IS A VICTIM OF AN OFFENSE UNDER SECTION 21.11 OF THE TEXAS PENAL CODE, AND THE PROFESSIONAL HAS CAUSE TO BELIEVE THAT THE CHILD HAS BEEN ABUSED AS DEFINED BY SECTION 261.001 OF THE TEXAS FAMILY CODE, THE PROFESSIONAL SHALL MAKE A REPORT NOT LATER THAN THE FORTY-EIGHTH HOUR AFTER THE HOUR THE PROFESSIONAL FIRST SUSPECTS THAT THE CHILD HAS BEEN OR MAY BE ABUSED OR NEGLECTED OR IS A VICTIM OF AN OFFENSE UNDER SECTION 21.11 OF THE TEXAS PENAL CODE. THE REPORT SHALL BE MADE TO THE APPROPRIATE AGENCY.

Jim K. Jopling
Attorney at Law
747 East San Antonio, Suite 103
El Paso, Texas 79912

(915) 541-6099

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