A Texas woman is murdered and her family suspects her husband.

Marilu Geri

Her mother found Marilu’s body


Paramedics attempted to save her life

On the morning of February 14, 1986, Marilu Geri, a young, affluent Houston woman, was found in her home, shot four times.  She was rushed to the hospital and pronounced dead soon after.  Marilu Geri had been murdered and her parents are convinced that her husband, Stephen, was the killer.  However, Stephen has repeatedly maintained his innocence.

Marilu’s body was discovered shortly after 10 AM.  At 8:15 AM, Stephen Geri called Marilu’s mother, Maria Serrato, and asked her to go over and help Marilu prepare for a lunchtime party:

“As soon as I hung up with him, I dialed Mary’s number, and she didn’t answer the phone.  And it got me very concerned because I thought how strange, she’s supposed to be already running around the house doing the last things for the party.  But where is she?”

Maria immediately drove to her daughter’s house.  She searched the back of the house, where she found Marilu lying on the floor:

“She looked like she had fainted or something, and I started to kiss her in her face, and touching her, and she looked like she was dead.  And it got me completely, I was just like, a wild person.  I thought I was in a nightmare.”

Stephen Geri insists he is innocent

At 10:30 AM, the paramedics tried to revive Marilu.  They injected her heart with medication, but she was already dead.  This procedure later made it impossible to determine the exact time of death.  Marilu had been shot four times with two different guns—a .38 and a .22.  But there were no guns found in the house, nor was there any physical evidence of a break-in.  In the bedroom, Marilu’s jewelry box was open.  Could robbery have been a motive?  Marilu’s mother believed it was a well-planned murder:

“There was jewelry lying there, like she had been selected jewelry or something that she was going to wear.  Whoever killed Marilu didn’t come in the house to steal anything.”

However, Stephen Geri disagreed:

“Well, there were many things taken.  The gross value was about 25 to 30, maybe 40 thousand dollars worth of jewelry.”

Marilu and Stephen had been married for three years.  Stephen was an insurance agent and Marilu worked for him.  The couple enjoyed vacations in Hawaii and Europe and appeared to be happily living the good life.  But according to her mother, Marilu’s marriage was anything but happy:

“It was a torment of a marriage.  The last two and a half years of her life, it was nothing but crying about one thing and another.  They were fighting over money.”

Marilu’s maiden name is now on her gravestone

Investigators viewed Stephen Geri as one of the possible suspects.  He owned several handguns, which were tested in the police ballistics lab.  However, the results proved that Stephen’s guns were not used in the shooting.  Stephen also gave the police a detailed account of his movements on the day of the murder.  Normally, he worked in his home office during the early morning.  But according to Stephen, on that particular day he changed his routine:

“I woke up at about five that morning, I went upstairs and worked on the computer.  I had an extremely busy day, there were some things that I had to finish up.  Marilu was still in bed.  Told her that I would call her at seven.  I know that the security system was on when I left the house, at about 6:25, 6:30.  I went down to 7-11 and got another cup of coffee.  I left there and went to the post office, picked up our mail for the day.  From there, I went to the donut shop, picked up donuts.  Then I went to Precision Glass, Don Richardson’s company, and talked with them for a moment.  I started to leave, realized that I had forgotten to call Mary.  I went back in at the reception desk and called her at almost 7:30.  She was up, she said she was busy, busy, busy, so I told her goodbye.”

From 7:30 when he called Marilu, to 10:06 when Marilu’s body was found, Stephen spent most of his time with witnesses who confirmed his alibi.  A private investigator, Bill Elliott, hired by Marilu’s parents, examined Stephen’s alibi in detail:

“The witnesses that we interviewed indicated to us that it was not his habit or pattern to leave the house before nine or ten in the morning.  And this particular day he claims to have left the house between 6:00 and 6:30.”

When Stephen left home, his first stop was the 7-11, only two blocks away, and less than a five-minute drive.  But according to Bill Elliot, there is a conflict as to the actual time Stephen arrived:

“We interviewed the people at the convenience store where he went first, and it was their recollection and very positive recollection that Stephen did not get there until three minutes until seven o’clock.  A variation in the alibi that would have given him time to do things as far as getting rid of evidence and that kind of thing.  The curious thing is that Mr. Geri had not only gone to these places that morning, but the following day, he went back and reminded these people that he had been there the day before, which is something that I found unusual.”

Bill Elliot also discovered that two years before Marilu’s death, Stephen had purchased insurance policies on both their lives.  According to Bill, each policy had a total value of more than $400,000:

“Mr. Geri was a big spender, liked to spend a lot of money and liked to live the high life.  At a higher level than his income was capable of supporting.”

Ten months after the murder, Stephen tried to collect on his wife’s policy.  Outraged, Marilu’s parents went to court to prevent him from collecting the money.  They claimed he had been the cause of Marilu’s death and would attempt to prove it in court.  However, Stephen Geri believed there was another reason that the Serratos filed the lawsuit:

“Well there are two things that make the world go round, and that’s sex and money.  And it definitely wasn’t sex, was it?”

Strangely, just as the trial was beginning, Stephen Geri and Marilu’s parents reached an out of court settlement.  But which side had requested the settlement?  Stephen claimed that the Serratos approached him with the offer:

“I was adamant that when my attorney presented this to me, that it would not be as an admission of guilt and that rather that the Serratos would realize that I was not involved, or why would they make the offer?  And that we would settle on it.  If it had been my daughter and I thought that person was involved, there was no way I would ever take the settlement… but they did.”

The court documents can’t reveal who asked for the settlement, since the judge ordered the records sealed.

The police continue to search for information about the two weapons that were used in the murder.  They feel these guns will lead them to the killer.  Stephen Geri remains a person of interest.  But through it all, Geri has consistently maintained his innocence:

“No, I did not kill my wife.  Marilu was the perfect woman for me.  We had a wonderful life together, exciting, we traveled, we built one hell of a business, and were a fantastic complement to each other.”

Watch this case now on Amazon Prime in season one with Robert Stack and season five with Dennis Farina. Also available on YouTube with Dennis FarinaVarious seasons available now on Hulu.




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    Andrew Jarvis

    Always thought the husband was the most likely candidate. It’s very suspicious that he changed his usual habits that morning and left home so early, visiting a lot of places perhaps to establish an alibi, and even re-visiting them after the murder to confirm he was there. That’s not the action of a grieving husband. I’m convinced he paid someone to kill her and told them how to enter the house etc. Why would he call his Mother-in-law that morning to ask her to go over and help his wife? Why couldn’t she have called her herself? All sounds too set-up to me.


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    David jackson

    I think one way to solve the case was to find out from the alarm company when was the last time the alarm system was activated that would answer a lot of things because he said that it was on when he left the company should be able to tell when it was deactivated to open the door.
    2. The phone records should show how long was that phone call he made lasted to see if she was alive at the time


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    Mrs. Smith

    It’s been years since this aired and I am curious as to who filed for the settlement. It was sealed by the judge till 1988, who filed? I think it would indicate the character of all parties involved if we had this answer.


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    Since Stephen Geri is such a successful businessman today in San Antonio, why isn’t he offering money to help solve this crime? Shouldn’t he care about his late wife? He has his webpage at stephengeri.net and no mention is made of his time with his late wife. He cannot escape Judgement Day thankfully.


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    he might not have ‘murdered’ her, but he definitely had something to do with it. the day of her death, he unnecessarily leaves his house super early to run all these unnecessary errands and calls his mother in law to unnecessarily check in on his wife so she would obviously go over and find her dead. the one day hsi wife is murdered, he decides to switch up his normal routine??? i just dont buy it. he hired a hit man and left so he could run all these dumb errands so the hitman could kill his wife and he could obviously say ‘hey i had nothing to do with it cause i was out running unnecessary errands all day’. so obvious he was involved. i do not know why he had her murdered, but there had to be some reason. she was a very pretty lady, RIP Marilu


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    Why has there not been any more action taken on this case. I know this man and am 100% sure he killed his wife. He lives in San Antonio now with the women he married after he murdered his wife. This man has a temper and I belive he killed his wife to keep from sharing his business and assets after his wife asked for his divorce.
    One evening I was alone with him at his house and he pulled out a gun and pointed it at me and asked me if I was scared. I said yes, and he replied good.


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      Jackie Jackson

      Just watched “unsolved mysterys” and it is obvious he did it. He had the motive and the means. After reading your comment…I have no doubt he has the temperament to commit murder. I think it’s a shame this has never been “officially ” solved.


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    Yes, that is the same Stephen Geri who probably murdered his wife.


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    Geri had some close associates from Israel that certainly were the type to make the person of interest category with flying colors. They partnered with him on dozens of financial fraud endeavors that supported him in the years up until the murder. Many people who knew him then instantly assumed he did hire someone to do this, the moment they heard of Marilu’s death.


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    Mr. Geri seems very likely to have hired a hit man to come in and murder his wife to collect her life insurance policy that would pay for the judgments against him. I was watching this on Amazon today and the fact that he refers to her as strictly a business partner rather than a loving wife is a major red flag. I don’t believe he was the one to personally murder her, but I have no doubt that there is someone out there who murdered her for him – especially since none of the guns Mr. Geri owned were the same type used in the murder!


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    I just saw this and believe the husband behaved very suspiciously. I think he hired someone to do it.


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    Reality Check

    The parents obviously dislike Stephen… They strike me as the type to do anything to get rid of him including murdering their own daughter. There is an equally high chance they did it… especially the mother is she was pushing for a divorce (I bet you she was but did not say it) and was denied at everyturn. She the more suspect ine in how she answered questions to be. Paying a “private investigator ” to defkect from them would be the perfect cover up.


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    This episode is available for streaming on Amazon currently so I hope someone sees it and can bring new information forward. As others have said, it certainly doesn’t add up. Looking at the husband’s current website raises a few more questions. I would never propose that someone is guilty based on simply watching a TV show but I do think the police department totally blew the investigation (as someone mentioned above). Simply does not add up..neighbors didn’t see or hear anything during a time of morning when everyone is up and getting ready/leaving for work?
    Either way, someone does not go back to businesses the day after a wife is murdered to remind them that he was there. That’s not a natural, rational reaction. Wouldn’t you be too busy grieving or making funeral plans and working with officers to help find the guilty party? I cannot even fathom a loving husband doing that the day after a wife was murdered. Just so…suspicious in my mind.


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    Sun dog

    I bet you him and her mother were both in on it for the $$$


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    Weird comments on here. Just because Stephen Geri’s guns were not used in the killing does not mean he did not hire someone to kill her. He did several odd things the morning she died, according to what the show shared:

    1) He left the home 3+ hours earlier than normal
    2) He made several stops that allowed him to “be seen,” providing witnesses (i.e. 7-11, post office, donuts shop, glass place. He said he had a very busy day of… um… donut-eating, coffee-buying, and mail retrieving, apparently.
    3) The 7-11 witness said he arrived more than 30-minutes later than Stephen Geri said he arrived. The investigator thinks this gave him time to hide evidence, but it could have also been a last-minute meeting with a possible contract killer before the CK completed his job.
    4) Stephen Geri called Marilu’s mother and randomly asked her to “go to the house and help Marilu prepare for a party.” Translation: Go over to the house and make sure my wife is dead. I can’t be seen anywhere near there. I’m super-busy collecting witnesses who will support my alibi.
    5) Which brings up an interesting point… He went back the next day to remind witnesses that he’d been there the day before?? No one thinks to do that. Unless… hmmm… Stephen Geri was worried about something? (taps chin) What could that be…

    Anyway, I wonder if they interviewed him regarding his movements the day before, or weeks prior to the murder. Where did he go? Whom did he meet? Are their witnesses to support those tall-tales? What about access to his office and home landline phone records. Whom did he call?

    I hope they get this one solved.


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    Clarence Cartwright

    Cops are so lazy… Why didn’t they check Mr. Geri’s skin and clothes for gunpowder residue? Those tests were certainly readily available back then. The re-runs of the interview look like Mr. Geri was angry or upset because the cops were not looking at other leads… It looks to me like the mother did it to steal the jewelry. There would be receipts to show they owned that much jewelry (in 3 years of marriage) and since he was an insurance agent, you’d think there would be pictorial evidence too. Why didn’t the cops look at pawn shops and fences for pieces of the jewelry – or watch the mama for unusual spending habits? Because cops, especially in Houston, are fat lazy gov-mint bureaucrats with a built in bully-pulpit and some dimwit detective felt so sorry for the mama’s crying alibi story.


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    You can clearly tell that Stephen Geri is lying, when he is telling unsolved mysteries about the settlement and his wife and their life together. He says no he didn’t kill her and looks left, he takes his time to think on what he has to say. When he says “We had a wonderful life together” he is shaking his head no. I believe he did kill her, but here’s the twist. Her mother is smiling after she tells the story, this is a smile after she knows she’s gotten away with something. Dig deeper and I’m sure you’ll find something, people who have a routine will hardly ever break it, unless they are often doing something the don’t want people to know.


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    Is this the same Stephen Geri? http://www.stephengeri.com/home.html
    Not too narcissistic is he?


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Typically, we retain your Personal Data for the period necessary to fulfill the purposes outlined in this Privacy Policy, unless a longer retention period is required or permitted by law.  This may include retaining your Personal Data indefinitely, even after you are no longer a CMP member, in order to provide you with future marketing opportunities and other purposes, as well as to comply with our legal obligations, resolve disputes, or enforce any of our agreements.  


Please note that you can request, at any time, that we delete your Personal Data.  All requests must be directed to the contact in the “Contact Information” section below.  We can decide to delete your Personal Data if we believe that the data is incomplete, inaccurate, or that our continued use and storage are contrary to our obligations to other members, individuals, or third parties.  When we delete your Personal Data, it will be removed from our active databases or anonymized so that the data is no longer identified with you, but the data may remain in our archives if CMP determines that it is not practical or possible to delete it.

Your Personal Data is processed in the United States, where privacy laws may be less stringent than the laws in your country and where the government, courts, or law enforcement may be able to access your data.  By submitting your Personal Data to us, you agree to the transfer, storage and processing of your Personal Data in the United States.

You, as the data subject, have the right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority, in particular in the Member State of your habitual residence, place of work, or place of the alleged infringement, if you believe that the processing of your personal data does not comply with legal requirements.

In the event we determine the occurrence of a data security incident, we will notify you by email, US mail, telephone, or other means as permitted by law.

If you have questions, comments, or complaints concerning our privacy practices or if you wish to change, access, or remove your Personal Data, please contact us as indicated below.  We will attempt, where practical, to respond to your requests and to provide you with additional privacy related information.

Cosgrove Meurer Productions, Inc. is the owner of this Website and retains all ownership rights to the information collected at this Website. Cosgrove Meurer Productions, Inc. reserves the right to change, modify, add, or remove provisions of this Privacy Statement. Any changes to this Privacy Statement will be posted here, and we encourage you to check back from time to time. In addition, Cosgrove Meurer Productions, Inc. will notify registered users of changes as they occur.

We allow third-party companies to serve ads and/or collect certain anonymous information when you visit our web site. These companies may use non-personally identifiable information (e.g., click stream information, browser type, time and date, subject of advertisements clicked or scrolled over) during your visits to this and other Web sites in order to provide advertisements about goods and services likely to be of greater interest to you. These companies typically use a cookie or third party web beacon to collect this information. To learn more about this behavioral advertising practice or to opt-out of this type of advertising, you can visit networkadvertising.org. Your use of the site constitutes your agreement to accept cookies, beacons and third-party advertising. Cosgrove Meurer Productions, Inc. assumes no responsibility for third-party ads.

ARTICLE 1. Personalization
1.1 We may use the contact information you give us to better tailor your Website experience to your interests, and to send you information about Cosgrove Meurer Productions, Inc. and its services as well as promotional material on behalf of some of our partners. We may use other information that you provide to us to show you content in which you may be interested and to display the content according to your preferences. We will also share this information within Cosgrove Meurer Productions, Inc. in order to enhance your experience on this and other Cosgrove Meurer Productions, Inc. Websites.
1.2 In addition, we may share this information with advertisers or other third parties that are not part of the Cosgrove Meurer Productions, Inc. family on an aggregate or other basis that does not disclose your identity or contact information.

ARTICLE 2. Online Surveys/Contests
2.1 From time to time, we may conduct online surveys and contests. These may ask you for contact information (like name or email address) and demographic information (like zip code or age).
2.2 We may use this contact information from our surveys and contests to provide you with information about our company and promotional material on behalf of some of our partners, and to contact you when necessary.

ARTICLE 3. Shopping/Commercial Services
3.1 This Website may offer shopping services, which may be offered by us or by a firm that operates a store under contract with us. If our Website offers shopping or other commercial services, you will use a customer order form to request information, products, and services. The order form will ask you to give us contact information (like name or email address), financial information (like account or credit card numbers), and demographic information (like zip code or age).

3.2 We will use the financial information that you provide to bill you for products and services. By giving our Website your credit card and related personal information, you are authorizing our store to give that information to the merchant and credit card company in order to confirm and fulfill your order.

3.3 We will use contact information from the order form to fulfill your orders. We may also use contact data to get in touch with you when necessary. We will not otherwise use or distribute your financial information without your prior approval.

ARTICLE 4. Public forums
4.1 This Website may make available chat rooms, blogs, forums, message boards, and news groups. Please remember that any information that you disclose in these areas becomes public information and you should exercise caution when deciding to disclose your personal information. Information disclosed by you or by others enters the public domain and may be freely used by any other persons or entities using the site.

ARTICLE 5. Information Sharing With Third Parties
5.1 From time to time we may enter into a special relationship with another company that is not owned by Cosgrove Meurer Productions, Inc. to provide additional features at this Website. These special relationships may include “powered by” partners, business partners, sponsors, and co-branded sites (referred to here as “co-branded pages”). These might include, for example, pages that share our name and that of another entity. You should look for a specific privacy statement on any such co-branded page. Any personal information that you provide when signing up at one of those co-branded pages may be shared with our third party partner. You should also check our partner’s website for information regarding its privacy policies.

5.2 Also, the nature of some features of our Website may require that we share personal information about you with persons or companies outside of Cosgrove Meurer Productions, Inc. For example, this may occur at a feature that enables you, via our Website, to ask questions of persons or entities that are not part of Cosgrove Meurer Productions, Inc. By responding to those features of the site, whether by email or direct entry of information on our Website, you are consenting to our transferring that information to such persons or entities.

5.3 With respect to specific registration modules, like contests, we may disclose personal information collected, and we may post a conspicuous statement on the registration module to the effect that we will be disclosing the information collected with third parties.

5.4 Finally, we may share any of the information collected from you with these other non- Cosgrove Meurer Productions, Inc companies in an aggregate basis. The aggregated information is not linked to any information that can identify you.

ARTICLE 6. IP Address and Log Files
6.1 We may use your IP address to administer our Website, to help diagnose problems with our server, to analyze trends, to track users’ webpage movements, to help identify you and your shopping cart, and to gather broad demographic information for aggregate use.

ARTICLE 7. Cookies
7.1 This Website may use a standard technology called a “cookie” to collect information about how you use the Website. Cookies reside on your computer and help our Website to recognize your computer’s browser as a previous visitor. This information allows us to customize delivery of information. For example, our Website may use cookies to save and remember registration information or preferences that you may have set while browsing the Website, to keep track of your shopping cart, to ensure you don’t see the same ad content repeatedly, to deliver content specific to your interests, and to save your password so you do not have to re-enter it each time you visit our site. We use cookies only to gather information as indicated in this policy.

7.2 In addition, on occasion our site may also set a “session cookie” which helps us administer the Website. The session cookie expires when you close your browser and does not retain any information about you after it expires.

7.3 Finally, we may also use an ad network provider to help present advertisements on this and other Cosgrove Meurer Productions, Inc. websites. This ad network provider, like other advertising service vendors, uses cookies, web beacons, or similar technologies on the hard drive of your computer to serve you advertisements tailored to interests you have shown by browsing on this and other sites you have visited, and to determine whether you have seen a particular advertisement before and to avoid sending you duplicate advertisements. In doing so, the provider collects non-personal data such as your browser type, your operating system, web pages visited, time of visits, content viewed, ads viewed, and other clickstream data. The use of cookies, web beacons, or similar technologies by these ad network providers is subject to their own privacy policies, not ours, and Cosgrove Meurer Productions, Inc. assumes no responsibility for the collection or use of such information.

ARTICLE 8. Banner Advertising
8.1 We have contracted with an ad-service to place banner advertising on our Website. All of the data provided and generated by the ad-server software remains in our possession. This feature of our Website may, on occasion, set “cookies” on your computer. Any information collected or stored by the ad-service or the cookies is treated in the same manner as other information described in this statement.

ARTICLE 9. Children’s Personal Information
9.1 Consistent with the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act:

9.1.1 This site does NOT collect, use, or disclose personal information (including online contact information) of children under the age of thirteen (13).

9.1.2 In the event that a child under the age of 13 attempts to register on our site, we will NOT accept the registration and will delete information received from the child.

9.1.3 In the event that a child posts personal information in a public forum such as a chat room, we will attempt to delete that information once we become aware of it.

ARTICLE 10. Security of Your Personal Information
10.1 Cosgrove Meurer Productions, Inc. employs reasonable security measures consistent with standard industry practice, for information collected through this Website. We believe that we have adequate security measures in place in our physical facilities to protect against the loss, misuse, or alteration of the information we collect on our Website. We also use internal protections to limit access to users’ personal information to only those employees who need the information to perform a specific job.

ARTICLE 11. Sale or Merger
11.1 If this Website is sold to, or merges with, another company not owned by Cosgrove Meurer Productions, Inc., you should expect that some or all of the information collected from this Website may be transferred to the buyer/surviving company. If so, CMP will seek to obligate the acquiring company to use any personal information transferred by this Website in a manner consistent with this statement, but cannot guarantee that it will be able to impose that requirement or that the acquiring company will comply.

ARTICLE 12. Legal Process
12.1 You should be aware that Cosgrove Meurer Productions, Inc. may be required to disclose your personal information to the government or third parties under certain circumstances, such as in court or regulatory proceedings.

ARTICLE 13.  Contacting the Website

13.1        If you have any questions about this Privacy Statement, the practices of this Website, or your dealings with this Website, please contact us at: unsolved@unsolved.com.

ARTICLE 14.  general information

14.1        Choice of Law:  This Agreement and the Additional Terms shall be governed by, construed and enforced in accordance with the laws of the State of California , as it is applied to agreements entered into and to be performed entirely within such state, without regard to conflict of law principles.

14.2        Choice of Forum:  You agree that any cause of action you or Cosgrove Meurer Productions, Inc. brings to enforce this Agreement and/or the Additional Terms, or in connection with any matters related to this Website and/or the Privacy Statement, shall be submitted to arbitration in the County of Los Angeles, State of California, United States of America in accordance with the commercial rules and regulations of the American Arbitration Association then in effect (as amended herein), provided that said arbitration shall be heard before a single arbitrator, who shall be a retired judge, selected pursuant to such rules and regulations, and shall be conducted on an expedited basis and in confidence. The arbitrator’s decision shall be controlled by the terms and conditions of this agreement and any other agreements I may enter into with you, and shall be final and binding, and shall provide for each party to bear its own costs of arbitration and attorneys’ fees.  Each party expressly waives any right to a jury.  Judgment upon the award of the arbitrator may be entered or enforced in any court of competent jurisdiction. 

14.4        If any provision of this Agreement, or the application thereof to any person or circumstances, is held invalid or for any reason unenforceable then such provision shall be deemed superseded by a valid, enforceable provision that matches, as closely as possible, the original provision, and the other provisions of this Agreement shall remain in full force and effect.  The failure of either party to insist upon strict performance of any provision of this Agreement shall not be construed as a waiver of any provision or right.  Unless expressly provided otherwise, this Agreement is the entire agreement between you and Cosgrove Meurer Productions, Inc. with respect to the use of this Website and shall not be modified except in writing, signed by an authorized representative of Cosgrove Meurer Productions, Inc.

ARTICLE 15.  European Union and Other Foreign Nations

15.1        This Website is governed by and operated in accordance with the laws of United States of America and is intended for enjoyment of residents of the United States.  Cosgrove Meurer Productions, Inc. makes no representation that this Website is governed by or operated in accordance with the laws of other nations.  By using this Website and submitting any personal information, visitors from outside of the United States acknowledge this Website is subject to U.S. law, consent to the transfer of personal data to the U.S., and waive any claims that may arise under their own national laws.