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Terms And Conditions Of Use

These Terms and Conditions of Use apply to you when you view, access or otherwise use the web site located at www.toddlawyers.com (the "Site").  The Site is owned by Todd & Associates.  We grant you a nonexclusive, nontransferable, limited right to access, use and display the Site and the materials provided hereon, provided that you comply fully with these Terms and Conditions of Use.

1. No Attorney Client Relationship.  We provide this Site for general informational purposes only.  Because Todd & Associates is a law firm and some of the information on the Site relates to legal topics, no attorney client relationship is created between you and us when you use the Site.  By using the Site, you agree that the information on this Site does not constitute legal or other professional advice and no attorney-client or other relationship is created between you and Todd & Associates.  Do not consider the Site to be a substitute for obtaining legal advice from a qualified attorney licensed in your state.  The information on the Site may be changed without notice and is not guaranteed to be complete, correct or up-to-date.  While we try to revise the Site on a regular basis, it may not reflect the most current legal developments.  The opinions expressed at or through the Site are the opinions of the individual author and may not reflect the opinions of the firm or any individual attorney.

2. Privacy.  Your use of the Site constitutes your consent to Todd & Associates privacy policy posted from time to time on the Site. 

3. Copyright Notice.  All materials and software published on or used on the Site are protected by copyright, and are owned or controlled by or licensed to Todd Lawyers, or the party listed as the provider of the materials or software.  UNAUTHORIZED COPYING, REPRODUCTION, REPUBLISHING, UPLOADING, POSTING, TRANSMITTING OR DUPLICATING OF ANY OF THE MATERIAL IS PROHIBITED.  You may download any downloadable materials displayed on the Site only for personal, noncommercial and informational purposes, provided that the documents are not modified and provided you maintain and abide by all copyright, trademark and other notices contained in such material or if none, you include the following copyright notice in such downloaded materials:

© Copyright 2009 Todd & Associates.  All rights reserved.  All use subject to Terms and Conditions of Use set forth here.

4.  Commercial Use of Todd & Associates Site Materials and Screen Shots.  Reproduction, copying, or redistribution of materials on the Todd & Associates Site for commercial purposes is prohibited without the express written permission of Todd & Associates.  Any use, reproduction, or distribution of material on this Site which constitutes the personal information, property, or photograph or other depiction of any particular Todd & Associates attorney may also be subject to state and federal privacy and other laws requiring the specific written consent of the individual attorney.  To obtain permission to copy portions of this site, please send email to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it and provide the following information in the body of the email:

  • the content you wish to use;
  • where, when and how it will be used (for example, a seminar, newsletter or news article);
  • where and how copies will be distributed and to what audience;
  • how many copies will be produced and distributed;
  • what other materials will be associated with the Todd Lawyers content; and
  • your name, title, company, address, email address and phone number.

We will evaluate and respond to your request as soon as possible.  Todd Lawyers reserves the right to refuse permission to copy, distribute, broadcast, or publish any of its copyrighted material, including text and images on our Site. 

5. Service Mark Notice.  "Todd & Associates," "Strategic Solutions for Businesses and Licensed Professionals" and other related marks are service marks of Todd & Associates and are protected by law.  They may be used publicly only with permission from Todd & Associates.  Fair use of the service marks requires proper acknowledgment.  ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. 

6. Links to Other Sites and/or Materials.  Links may appear on the Site that may be used to link to other Site(s).  These links are provided solely as a courtesy to our Site visitors.  Todd & Associates has no control over the linked Sites or the materials, information, goods or services available or contained on these linked Sites.  Todd & Associates is not responsible for and does not endorse or warrant in any way any materials, information, goods or services available through such linked Sites or any privacy or other practices of such Sites.  If you decide to access any of the linked Sites, you do so entirely at your own risk.  Todd & Associates reserves the right to terminate any link at any time. 

7. Prohibited Actions.  You agree not to interrupt, or attempt to interrupt, the operation of the Site in any way.  Unauthorized use or modification of any information stored on the Site may result in criminal and/or civil prosecution under Federal, State and local law.  You may not use the Site for anything other than a lawful and legitimate purpose.  You agree not to use the Site to carry out any unauthorized alteration of any data or information on the Site or to conduct any activity that infringes on the copyright, patent, trademark, service mark or other rights of any person or entity.  You shall not restrict or inhibit any other user from using and enjoying any service conducted on the Site.  The Site is not intended for use by anyone under the age of 19.  We reserve the right to limit or deny your access to the Site or take other appropriate action if you violate any provision of these Terms and Conditions of Use or if you conduct any activity that violates the rights of any person or entity, or which we in our sole discretion deem unlawful, offensive, threatening, abusive or potentially harmful or malicious. 

8. Modification of Terms and Conditions of Use.  Todd & Associates reserves the right to revise these Terms and Conditions of Use at any time by updating this posting.  Your continued use of the Site constitutes your agreement to comply with such revisions, so you should visit this page from time to time. 

9. Email May Not Be Used to Provide Notice.  Communications made through the Site's email and messaging system shall in no way be deemed to constitute legal notice to Todd Lawyers or any of its officers, employees, agents or representatives, such as where notice to Todd & Associates is required by contract, or any federal, state or local laws, rules or regulations. 

10. Disclaimer; Limitation of Damages
(a) Todd & Associates expressly disclaims all liability for any viruses or other contamination of your computer system or other device used to access this Site as a result of your use of this Site, and expressly disclaims all liability for actions taken or not taken based on any or all of the contents of this Site.  THE SITE IS PROVIDED "AS IS", WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, TITLE, SECURITY, ACCURACY AND NON-INFRINGEMENT.  WITHOUT LIMITING THE FOREGOING, TODD LAWYERS MAKES NO WARRANTY OR REPRESENTATION, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, THAT ACCESS TO OR OPERATION OF THE SITE WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED OR ERROR FREE. 


11. Applicable Laws; Venue.  Todd & Associates operates the Site from its offices in California and makes no representations that materials in the Site are appropriate or available for use in other locations.  The display of the Site alone does not subject Todd & Associates to any specific jurisdiction.  Access to the Site from any territory where the content is illegal is prohibited.  If you choose to access the Site from other locations, you do so at your own risk and are solely responsible for compliance with any and all applicable laws, rules and regulations.  You may not use or export any of the Site materials in violation of U.S. export laws and regulations.  Any claim related to the use of the Site or to the Site materials shall be governed by, construed and enforced in accordance with the laws of the State of California as applied to agreements made and to be performed entirely therein.  Any action arising out of or related to the access, use, content, or existence of this Site shall be filed only in the appropriate state or federal court located within the State of California.  The access, viewing or use of this Site constitutes the user's express permission and consent to the jurisdiction of the state and/or federal courts of the State of California for purposes of such actions. 

Copyright © 2009 Todd & Associates.  All Rights Reserved.

Business and Corporate Transactions

Todd & Associates represents clients throughout California with regard to general business legal advice, preparing agreements, corporate formation and start-up, and the full spectrum of legal counsel to family owned and other private companies.  Family owned and private companies have long been an important part of our practice, and over the years we have cultivated the experience necessary to help these businesses align and balance the sometimes competing objectives of effective corporate governance, financial success, family harmony and personal development.

Todd & Associates believes that it is critical to understand and address the full range of needs and goals of the family owned and private companies we represent. Our attorneys work with family members and management to design and achieve their goals by providing legal services and assisting in locating and engaging other advisers who can contribute to the success of the business. Many of the legal services we offer, including critically important tax and estate planning services, are specially tailored to family owned and other closely held businesses. Our attorneys serve in the role of an experienced and trusted adviser, guiding clients through the often complex and unique challenges that they confront.













Todd & Associates offers you practical and strategic solutions to help you achieve your goals and objectives while saving you time and money.  The trial lawyers at Todd & Associates offer representation covering all aspects of litigation but we are mindful of the need to take advantage of opportunities that will prevent or minimize the uncertainty that litigation poses for everyone. Where it is prudent and reasonable to do so, we negotiate settlements, engage in alternative dispute resolution, or suggest conciliation, especially when it is important to our client to preserve relationships with opposing parties.  In those situations when it appears that is in our client’s best interest to do so, our firm takes cases to trial.  Our firm has extensive experience in all forms of litigation before all local, state, and federal jurisdictions throughout California.

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Professional License Defense

Todd & Associates helps clients pursue and protect business and professional licensing and certification. We defend our clients facing complaints of breach of standard of care or compliance challenges before the Medical Board of California, California Board of Registered Nursing, Department of Real Estate, Department of Consumer Affairs, Contractors State License Board, Commission on Teacher Credentialing, and other departments and divisions.  We are available to litigate matters before the Office of Administrative Hearings. Our attorneys advise and represent our clients in contested state board, medical board and  other regulatory board hearings, appeals, licensing and credentialing matters at all stages. We represent both businesses and individuals.















Education Advocates for Children with Special Needs

Todd & Associates assists children with special needs and their families with a variety of legal issues.  Our goal is to help children reach their full potential. Under Federal law (Individuals with Disabilities Education Act) all children with disabilities are entitled to receive a free, appropriate public education. The law provides for:

  • An appropriate evaluation by the school district
  • An Individual Education Plan (IEP) with the least restrictive environment
  • Parental involvement at each stage in the process
  • Due process hearing rights

Special education law can be extremely complex requiring familiarity with federal and state law as well as local education board policies and regulations.  Simply because a child is provided with an IEP does not mean that the child is receiving the appropriate services or has been given access to the best program.  Parents must effectively advocate for better programs and services.  If you are unable to secure  the program or service from your public school system, consider consulting with Todd & Associates.  Our firm will assist you in protecting your child's rights in obtaining:

  • Initial Screening and Eligibility Evaluation
  • IEP and 504 Plans
  • Accommodation Analysis
  • Transition Planning and Support
  • Program Monitoring and Referrals