Terms & Conditions of use


Introduction and Warning


Me Marie-Carole Descollines’ (“MCDescollines Avocate / Attorney”) or (“MCDescollines”) practice is based in Sherbrooke, our legal practice focuses on family law, youth protection, immigration law, civil law, labor law, administrative law and the Rental Board. Whatever your needs in these areas of law, our main goal is to respond quickly and efficiently.

Our firm also offers the following services:

  • Drafting of judicial proceedings;
  • Online & Telephone consultation;
  • Judicial coaching.

Our firm maintains and operates the Internet site currently located at https://www.mcdescollines.com, which provides information, legal services and publications. Use of the site is governed by the Terms and Conditions of MCDescollines Avocate / Attorney.

The website https://www.mcdescollines.com is a bilingual (English / French) site designed to make legal services more accessible and affordable to the public.


By accessing or using the Web site, you agree to be bound by the Terms and Conditions of Use set out below which constitute an agreement between you and Me Marie-Carole Descollines (“MCDescollines Avocate / Attorney”) with regard to your use of this website. We ask you to read it beforehand.

Changes to the Web site and these terms and conditions

MCDescollines Avocate / Attorney reserves the right to modify, at any time with, in its sole discretion and without notice, the Terms and Conditions of use of its web site and the information it contains in order to adapt it to the evolutions of the site And / or its operation. Your continued access to or use of the Site after such changes indicates your acceptance of these Terms and Conditions as modified. It is your responsibility to review these Terms and Conditions regularly.

Rules of use of the website

MCDescollines, has used its best efforts in compiling the content in the information on Web site, the content and services offered on the Web site are provided on an “as is” and “as available” without warranty or condition of any kind. MCDescollines makes no express or implied warranties, representations, or endorsements whatsoever with regard to any information or service provided through this site or through the Internet generally. Use of the site or the content is at your own risk; we do not warrant that the information contained herein is complete or accurate, and does not assume, and hereby disclaims, any liability to any person for any loss or damage caused by errors or omissions or inaccuracies in the information content on the Web site whether such errors or omissions result from negligence, accident, or any other cause.

The user declares to accept the characteristics and limitations of the Internet, and in particular acknowledges that:

MCDescollines does not assume any responsibility for the services accessible via the Internet and does not exercise any control whatsoever on the nature and characteristics of the data that may pass through its host.

The user acknowledges the data circulating on the Internet are not protected in particular against possible diversions. The communication of any information judged by the user of a sensitive or confidential nature is done at his / her own risk.

MCDescollines nevertheless undertakes to put in place all the necessary means to guarantee the security and the confidentiality of the data transmitted. On the other hand, the user admits to knowing the limitations and constraints specific to the Internet network and, as such, recognizes in particular the impossibility of a total guarantee of the security of the exchanges of data. MCDescollines shall not be liable for any damages arising from the transmission of any information. The user is solely responsible for the use of the data he consults, interrogates and transfers to the Internet.

In addition, MCDescollines cannot, within the limits of the applicable law, be held liable for direct or indirect damages and / or damages, tangible or intangible, or of any nature whatsoever, resulting from an unavailability of the Service Or any use of the Service. The term “use” must be understood in a broad sense, that is to say any use of the site whatsoever, whether lawful or not.

The User undertakes, in general, to respect all the regulations in force in the province of Quebec and in Canada.

Acceptance of Terms of Use

The purpose of this policy is to establish the terms and conditions of use of this Website and to ensure the proper use of the content and services offered. It applies to anyone who visits this Website.

It is crucial, if not essential, for a website operator to include a usage policy and ensure that visitors are aware of it before using its website. Read the Terms and Conditions before using the Service. By accessing and using the website https://www.mcdescollines.com the user is subject to the unreserved acceptance of the Terms and Conditions of Use, which constitute an agreement between you and Me Marie-Carole Descollines (“MCDescollines Avocate / Attorney”) with regard to your use of the Web site. If you do not accept each of the Terms and Conditions of Use, please refrain from accessing and using the website or to access any other page. If you decide to remain on this site, you acknowledge that you have read, understood and accepted in full the terms and conditions of use described below, and this is worth signing.

MCDescollines failure to insist upon or enforce strict performance of any provision of these Terms and Conditions shall not be construed as a waiver of any provisions or right. If any of the provisions contained in these Terms and Conditions are determined to be void, invalid or otherwise unenforceable by a court of competent jurisdiction, such determination shall not affect the remaining provisions contained herein.

Legal capacity

To use this site you must be at least eighteen (18) years old and have the legal capacity to contract.

No Unlawful or Prohibited Use of the Web site

You agree that you will not, without our prior written permission, use the Site and his Content for purposes other than your own personal non-commercial use and benefit. You acquire absolutely no rights or licences to the Site or the Content other than the limited right to use the Site and the Content in accordance with these Terms and Conditions of use.

You agree that you will not use the Site for any purpose that is unlawful. Except as expressly permitted in these Terms and Conditions of use, you agree not to reproduce, make derivative works of, retransmit, distribute, sale, publish, commercialize, communicate, link, broadcast or circulate any Content or other information and materials obtained through or in connection with the use of the Site, or other exploitation of the Site without prior written consent of Me Marie-Carole Descollines («MCDescollines Avocate / Attorney») owner of the copyright of the Site or is Content. These Terms, including all restrictions on your use of the Site and its contents, apply whether or not a license fee or other payment was paid for the use of the Site or any Content.

Use of the Service by the user is carried out under its sole control, risk and responsibility.

When using the Service offered by MCDescollines, the user undertakes to follow the instructions communicated by MCDescollines in the interest of the quality and the service proposed.

The information provided by the Website is free of charge and is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week, except in case of force majeure, computer failures, maintenance operations necessary for the proper functioning of the site and services or problems Related to telecommunications networks.

Therefore, MCDescollines can not guarantee the availability of the site and / or services, transmission reliability and performance in terms of response time or quality. No technical assistance is provided to the user, whether by electronic or telephone means.

The responsibility of Me Marie-Carole Descollines (“MCDescollines Avocate / Attorney”) can not be engaged in case of impossibility of access to this site and / or use of the services.

In addition, MCDescollines may interrupt the site or any part of the services at any time without notice, without the right to compensation. The user acknowledges and agrees that MCDescollines is not responsible for interruptions and the consequences that may arise for the user or any third party.

Sollicitor-Client Relationship Not Created

Your use of or access to the Site does not create a sollicitor-client relationship. Your use of the Site may facilitate access to communications with members of MCDescollines by way of e-mail transmissions or otherwise via the Site. Receipt of any such communications or transmissions by any member of MCDescollines does not create a sollicitor-client relationship.

A solicitor-client relationship will arise between you and our firm only if we specifically agree to act for you. Until we specifically agree to act for you on a matter, you should not provide us with any confidential information or material.

Legal Advice Not Provided

The materials provided on this Web site is current as of its original date of publication, is provided solely for informational purposes. These materials constitute general information relating to areas of law familiar to our firm. but should not be relied upon as accurate, timely or fit for any particular purpose. It is NOT intended to constitute legal advice or other professional advice or necessarily represent the opinions of MCDescollines or its clients an opinion of any kind and you may not rely on the contents of the Web site as such. If you require legal advice, you are advised to seek competent legal counsel to advise you. If you would like to retain MCDescollines, please contact one of our lawyers in relation to your specific legal issues, who will be pleased to discuss whether our firm can assist you.


MCDescollines Avocate / Attorney and its lawyer (s) declare that they are bound by the Code of Conduct for Lawyers, the rules of the Barreau du Québec, the Professional Code and various other laws and regulations that govern them, and that their professional responsibility may Be engaged as soon as the user retains the services of MCDescollines Avocate / Attorney.

MCDescollines Avocate / Attorney undertakes to take the necessary care and diligence to provide quality services in accordance with the specifications of these general conditions and the conditions defined by the rules of the legal profession. MCDescollines Avocate / Attorney is only obliged to make any representations regarding the services provided herein. The Services are carried out in a given context and specific to the Client. The liability of Attorney / Attorney can not be engaged due to the use by the Customer of the Services or the result of the Services different from that initially announced by the Client when the mandate was established.

Limitation of liability

While MCDescollines ensures that the Website is constantly updated and that every effort is made to ensure the accuracy of the information contained therein, some errors may occur. MCDescollines is not responsible for any errors that may be encountered on its Website.

MCDescollines declines all responsibility:

  • In the event of an interruption of the site https://www.mcdescollines.com for technical maintenance or updating of published information, in case of temporary impossibility of access to online spaces and services (and / or Related sites) due to technical problems and whatever their origin and source;
  • In the event of direct or indirect damage to the user of any kind resulting from the content, access, or use of the site https://www.mcdescollines.com (and / or Related sites);
  • In case of abnormal use or illicit exploitation of the site https://www.mcdescollines.com. The user of the site https://www.mcdescollines.com is then solely responsible for the damages caused to the third parties and the consequences of the claims or actions that could result from them. The User also waives any right of recourse against MCDescollines in the case of proceedings brought by a third party against him due to the use and / or illicit exploitation of the site.
  • In the event of a force majeure: Within the meaning of the Terms and Conditions of Use, any prejudice, limitation, problem of computer display or disturbance due to fire, epidemic, Explosion, earthquake, collapse of facilities, flood, power outage, war, embargo, law, injunction, demand or requirement of any government, requisition , Strike, boycott, or other circumstances beyond the reasonable control of MCDescollines and its employees. In such circumstances, MCDescollines shall be relieved of the performance of its obligations within the limit of such impediment, limitation or inconvenience;
  • If the legal services is delay due to fault on the part of the customer or because the customer fails to co-operate when it had an obligation, or ;
  • For the purposes of these Terms and Conditions of Use, any misconduct of the Service will be considered to be a fault of the Customer, for any fault, negligence, omission or default on its part or that of its servants, The recommendations given by MCDescollines and its employees.

Governing Law

All the informations and other legal services provided on the Website https://www.mcdescollines.com are intended to apply for the Province of Quebec only in accordance with the laws of that province and the laws of Canada applicable therein.

MCDescollines does not warrant that these will be applicable elsewhere than in the territory of the province of Quebec and declines all responsibility in this respect. All disputes arising from these must be submitted to the competent Quebec judicial body in the jurisdiction of Saint-François.

These Terms and Conditions are governed by the laws applicable in the Province of Quebec and the laws of Canada and these laws apply to the use of the Site or the Content by User, notwithstanding your domicile, residency or physical location. The Site and the Content are intended for use only in jurisdictions where it may lawfully be offered for use.

Failure to comply with these Terms and Conditions

MCDescollines reserves the right to immediately suspend or terminate access to the Service granted to the user in the event of non-performance of one of its obligations under these Terms and Conditions.

Acceptance of Terms of Use

I certify that I have read the Warning and the Terms and Conditions of use of the Web site currently located at https://www.mcdescollines.com and by continuing to use it, you accept them in full, and your agreed to be bound by these termes and Conditions of use.


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Copyright notices

© 2017 MCDescollines Avocate / Attorney. All Rights Reserved. It is strictly prohibited to uses the Web site or its Contents other than the limited right given in these Terms and Conditions of use or prior to the written consent from Me Marie-Carole Descollines («MCDescollines Avocate / Attorney»). To request such consent, please contact Me Marie-Carole Descollines by email: info@mcdescollines.com or by phone: 1(819) 933-7707. All copies must include this copyright notice.