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KYEstates could be (or have been) considered to be an advertisement in Kentucky, under Kentucky’s attorney rules of professional conduct.
KYEstates is (or was) an attorney advertisment in Florida under Florida’s rules.
This page also makes a broad disclaimer regarding KYEstates blog ownership and content, cautions against reliance on KYEstates blog information, and advises you that reading the KYEstates blog or communicating with its owner or author does not create a professional relationship with Carter Ruml or any business entity (or affiliate of any such entity) employing Ruml.
Because until December 17, 2010 I am a practicing attorney and regulations governing attorneys are complex, the summary above is only a summary, and the full disclosure and disclaimer are provided below.
Under Kentucky Supreme Court Rule (7.02)(1)(j), I believe the KYEstates blog and related webpages were not and are not advertisements for Kentucky purposes. It is possible, however, that the Kentucky Bar Association might determine otherwise. Accordingly, as a precaution, please be advised that:
“THIS IS AN ADVERTISEMENT”
I believe that under the rules of the Florida Bar Association, the KYEstates blog and its related webpages were or are an advertisement that complied or complies with Rule 4-7.2, as evidenced by this checklist. Please be advised that for Florida purposes, the KYEstates blog and its related webpages were or are a:
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Do not apply general information in this Blog or elsewhere to specific facts without consulting an attorney, accountant, or other appropriately qualified professional.
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