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Steven D. Gertler & Associates, Ltd. maintains this site in Illinois, U.S.A. and you agree that these terms of use and any legal action or proceeding relating to this site shall be governed by the laws of the State of Illinois without reference to its choice of law rules. If you attempt to bring any legal proceedings against Steven D. Gertler & Associates, Ltd. you specifically acknowledge that Steven D. Gertler & Associates, Ltd. is free to choose the jurisdiction of our preference as to where such action against us may be held. As you have agreed by using this site to choose the laws of the State of Illinois to govern any such proceedings, we will probably choose to defend any such action in Illinois and we can make this decision entirely as it suits us, without regard to where in the world you are located, or from where in the world you visited this site.

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