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What’s a law firm website without the obligatory disclaimer, right?  Here goes:

Patzik, Frank & Samotny Ltd. (“PFS”) assumes no responsibility for the accuracy or timeliness of any information provided on this website.  The information provided on this website is for informational purposes only.  Although we hope you find this information to be helpful, it is not legal advice or a substitute for legal counsel.  Accordingly, you should not act upon this information without seeking professional counsel.  We invite you to contact us!

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And here you are, almost at the end of this disclaimer—not so bad, huh?

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