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ACCEPTANCE OF TERMS
Your use of any part of the LearntheLaw.org website, is your okay that you are at least 18 years of age and that you agree to all the terms on this website. You may not use Builders Services if you do not accept this Terms of Service Agreement.
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CONTENT OF SERVICES
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TERMINATING YOUR RELATIONSHIP WITH BUILDER
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DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTIES
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UPDATES TO THESE TERMS OF SERVICE
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Revised December 16, 2015.