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Terms & Conditions of Use of (the “Website”):    


Please read the following statement before using any information on the Website. Use of this Website constitutes your acceptance of the terms below. 


·  "We", "us", "our", or "the Company" all refer to Leap Forward Publishing, LLC.

·   "You" or "your" refers to any person who reads or accepts the Terms, whether acting in their personal capacity or on behalf of a business, nonprofit, or social enterprise.

·   "Client" refers to any person or entity with whom we have formed a business relationship.

·    "Website" refers to

     "Price" refers to prices of physical and digital products such as books, digital downloads and merchandise

     "Fees"-Fees for each service are found on under the “Services” tab of the Website’s main menu.  

Privacy Policy 
Please review our Privacy Policy, which is part of these Terms of Use and describes how we handle any personally identifying information about Site users. By accessing, browsing, or using the Site, you expressly consent to the collection, use, storage, processing, and disclosure of your information, including personally identifiable information, as described in our Privacy Policy.

Services Performed

The general services offered by Leap Forward Publishing a/k/a Leap Forward Books can be found on under the “Services” tab of the Website’s main menu. 

We reserve the right to add new services, modify existing services, or discontinue services altogether at any time in our own discretion. We also reserve the right to modify any fees advertised on Our website at any time in Our own discretion. Deborah C. Mortimer provides all services offered by the Company.

Website not Legal Advice

The information contained in this Website including the blog is not legal advice. Information contained in this Website is included for informational purposes only; accordingly, information in this Website is not promised or guaranteed to be correct or complete. Leap Forward Publishing a/k/a Leap Forward Books expressly disclaims all liability in respect to any actions taken or omissions based on any or all of the contents of this Website. We are not responsible for any third-party content that may be accessed through this Website.

Leap Forward Publishing a/k/a Leap Forward Books reserves the right to decline to perform any service requested through the Website. You understand that the viewing of this Website, in part or in whole, and/or communication with Leap Forward Publishing a/k/a Leap Forward Books through the Website, including your contact form submission and consultation, does not constitute an agreement to perform services. Additionally, nothing on this website including consultations, sample agreements and paid services should be construed as legal advice, attorney solicitation or legal services.  The payment of fees does not constitute an attorney-client relationship in any way. Thus, no communication in consultations or between self-publishing clients and Deborah Mortimer will be deemed privileged.

Sample agreements, copyright services, discovery calls and consultations are provided for general information purposes only. The information presented is not legal advice and is not to be acted on as such. Your receipt or use of it (1) is not provided in the course of and does not create or constitute an attorney-client relationship, (2) is not intended as solicitation, (3) is not intended to convey or constitute legal advice, and (4) is not a substitute for obtaining legal advice from a qualified attorney in your area.  You should not act upon any such information without first seeking qualified professional counsel on your specific matter as the contents of said sample agreements may differ and not be in strict compliance with the laws of your state.

License to use Website

This Website is protected by the copyright laws of the United States and its various jurisdictions. You may print a copy of any part of the Website for your own personal, non-commercial use, but are prohibited from copying any part of this Website for any other purpose. You may not modify any part of this Website for any reason and may not include any part of this Website in another by linking, framing, or otherwise.

Acceptable Use

You must not use this Website in any way that causes, or may cause, damage to the Website or impairment of the availability or accessibility of the Website; or in any way which is unlawful, illegal, fraudulent or harmful, or in connection with any unlawful, illegal, fraudulent or harmful purpose or activity.

No Warranties

This Website is provided “as is” without any representations or warranties, express or implied, of any kind, including any warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, or non-infringement of intellectual property. We make no representations or warranties in relation to this Website or the information and materials provided on this Website. Nothing on this Website constitutes, or is meant to constitute, advice of any kind.

Limitations of Liability

Leap Forward Publishing a/k/a Leap Forward Books, associates, employees, agents, and assigns will not be liable to you (whether under the law of contract, the law of torts or otherwise) in relation to the contents of, or use of, or otherwise in connection with, this Website:


You hereby indemnify the Company, its officers, associates, employees, agents, and assigns and undertake to keep same indemnified against any losses, damages, costs, liabilities and expenses (including without limitation legal expenses and any amounts paid by Leap Forward Publishing a/k/a Leap Forward Books or its officers, associates, employees, agents, and assigns to a third party in settlement of a claim or dispute on the advice of their legal advisers) incurred or suffered by Leap Forward Publishing a/k/a Leap Forward Books, its officers, associates, employees, agents, and assigns rising out of any breach by you of any provision of these terms and conditions, or arising out of any claim that you have breached any provision of these terms and conditions.

Revision of Terms and Conditions

Leap Forward Publishing a/k/a Leap Forward Books may revise these terms and conditions at any time without notice. All revisions of the terms and conditions will apply to the use of this Website from the date of the publication of the revised terms and conditions on this Website. Please check this page regularly to ensure you are familiar with the current version.


No portion of these Terms and Conditions or the rights and obligations under them may be transferred, sub-contracted or otherwise dispensed with 


If a provision of these terms and conditions is determined by any court or other competent authority to be unlawful and/or unenforceable, the other provisions will continue in effect. If any unlawful and/or unenforceable provision would be lawful or enforceable if part of it were deleted, that part will be deemed to be deleted, and the rest of the provision will continue in effect. 

Entire Agreement

These terms and conditions constitute the entire agreement between you and the Company in relation to your use of this Website, and supersede all previous agreements in respect of your use of this Website.

Law and Jurisdiction

These terms and conditions will be governed by and construed in accordance with the law of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and any disputes relating to these terms and conditions will be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of the State of New York and the United States District Court for the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.

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