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This is a volleyball court in a business park in Goleta, California, USA. Note the disclaimer on the sign standing at the right hand side of the volleyball court.

A disclaimer is a legal statement which generally states that the person/group authoring the disclaimer is not responsible for any mishap in the event of using whatever object or information the disclaimer is attached to. Disclaimers also alert the reader to risks involved in the use of the product in question. This is generally done as a measure of legal protection; if someone hurts himself misusing something with such a disclaimer, he could not (legally) claim in a court of law that he was unaware of the potential safety risks. An expert is someone widely recognized as a reliable source of knowledge, technique, or skill whose judgment is accorded authority and status by the public or their peers. ... Image File history File links PlayAtYourOwnRisk. ... Image File history File links PlayAtYourOwnRisk. ... Volleyball is one of the most popular sports to play in the world. ... Goleta is a city located in southern Santa Barbara County, California. ... Official language(s) English Capital Sacramento Largest city Los Angeles Area  - Total  - Width  - Length  - % water  - Latitude  - Longitude Ranked 3rd 410,000 km² 402. ... This article is about law in society. ... This article is about courts of law. ...


A special form of disclaimer is the All persons fictitious disclaimer, a special disclaimer in regard to slander. An All persons fictitious disclaimer is an disclaimer in which a work of fictional media states that all people out of it are completely fictitious. ... In English and American law, and systems based on them, libel and slander are two forms of defamation (or defamation of character), which is the tort or delict of making a false statement of fact that injures someones reputation. ...


In the case of fanfiction, disclaimers are legal statements saying that the author of the fanfiction does not, in any way, profit from the story and that all creative rights to the characters belong to their original creator(s). Fan fiction (also spelled fanfiction and commonly abbreviated to fanfic) is fiction written by people who enjoy a film, novel, television show or other media work, using the characters and situations developed in it and developing new plots in which to use these characters. ...


Tort law

A refusal or denial of responsibility for a claim or an act.


Patent law

Main article: Disclaimer (patent)

In patent law, a disclaimer is an amendment consisting in limiting a claim of a patent or patent application by introducing a negative feature. The allowability of disclaimers is subject to particular conditions, which may vary widely from one country to another. In patent law, a disclaimer is an amendment consisting in limiting a claim of a patent or patent application by introducing a negative technical feature. ... A patent is a set of exclusive rights granted by a state to a person for a fixed period of time in exchange for the regulated, public disclosure of certain details of a device, method, process or composition of matter (substance) (known as an invention) which is new, inventive, and... Patent claims define the extent of the protection conferred by a patent, in technical terms. ... It has been suggested that this article or section be merged with patent prosecution. ...


Estate law

In estate or inheritance law, a disclaimer (also called disclaimer of interest) is a written document voluntarily signed by an heir to an estate in which the said heir does not accept (disclaims) the part of the estate of a deceased person which the heir is entitled to receive. The disclaimed part of the estate is then inherited not necessarily by a person of the disclaiming heir's choice, but by the next heir in line to receive that part of the estate as if the disclaiming heir were also deceased, either according to the will, beneficiary designation, or the laws of intestacy. Government tax agencies have further rules on such disclaimers. Reasons for such disclaimers may include imminent death of the disclaimant or the fact that the disclaimant already has enough wealth. For full article, see Disclaimer of interest. Estate may refer to: Estate (law), a term used in common law to signify the total of a persons property, entitlements and obligations Immovable Property, Real Estate or Real Property Estate (house) may mean the grounds surrounding any very large property, such as a country house or mansion Estate... For other uses, see inheritance (disambiguation). ... Disclaimer of interest (also called a renunciation), in the law of inheritance, wills and trusts, is a term that describes an attempt by a person to renounce their legal right to benefit from an inheritance (either under a will or through intestacy) or through a trust. ... For other uses, see inheritance (disambiguation). ... The word Testament can mean more than one thing: Old Testament; contains and describes the written terms and conditions of the oral Old Covenant, between the patriarch Abram from Ur in Mesopotamia, renamed Abraham, and his descendants; and YHWH, the God of the Hebrew tribe; part of which was mediated... Intestacy is the condition of the estate of a person who dies owning property greater than the sum of his or her enforceable debts and funeral expenses without having made a valid will or other binding declaration; alternatively where such a will or declaration has been made, but only applies... A tax is a compulsory charge or other levy imposed on an individual or a legal entity by a state or a functional equivalent of a state (e. ... Disclaimer of interest (also called a renunciation), in the law of inheritance, wills and trusts, is a term that describes an attempt by a person to renounce their legal right to benefit from an inheritance (either under a will or through intestacy) or through a trust. ...


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