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Extended Validation (EV) SSL Certificates Legal Opinion

An Extended Validation SSL Certificates (EV SSL) is considered the highest class of SSL available by incorporating some of the highest standards in identity assurance to establish the legitimacy of online business entities.

Benefits of obtaining an EV SSL Certificate for your business entity’s website are:

  • Activate both the padlock and the green address bar in all major browsers;
  • Provide the strongest encryption level available;
  • Enable the organization behind a website to present its own verified identity to website visitors;
  • Offer a stronger guarantee that the owner of the website passed a thorough, and globally standardized, identity verification process defined within the EV guidelines.

The Extended Validation identity verification process requires the applicant to prove exclusive rights to use a domain, confirm its legal, operational and physical existence, and prove the entity has authorized the issuance of the Certificate.

The Law Office of Jeffrey Herman is a Certificate Authority for EV SSL certificates.  Mr. Herman charges a one-time flat-fee of $175 for preparing an EV SSL legal opinion letter which the client can present to a website hosting company (ie. GoDaddy) for obtaining an EV SSL certificate.

To request an EV SSL certificate opinion letter, send an email to or call (844) 454-3762.