Maryland Franchise Lawyer

We understand that there are few things more important to a franchise owner than their business. Not only is it their livelihood, but it is also something they built from the ground up. The time and effort spent investing and working on a business are significant, which is why it’s so important that any franchisee has a competent Maryland franchise lawyer in their corner. If you are a current franchise owner, or if you’re looking to purchase or sell a franchise, our firm is here to help. FortmanSpann, LLC has significant experience representing business owners in Maryland, and we’re prepared to put that experience to work for you. Contact our firm to learn more about how we can assist you through each step of the process ahead.

Franchise Lawyer Serving Clients in Maryland| On Your Side

Unfortunately, franchisees are taken advantage of by their franchisors more frequently than you’d expect. This is why if you’re a franchisee, you need a legal team who knows how to fight back. Additionally, if you’re a future or budding franchisee, it’s also best to have a legal team that can look out for your best interests and ensures you’re doing the right thing. FortmanSpann, LLC has helped individuals like you for decades, and they’re here for you as well.

The Services We Provide to Franchisees

FortmanSpann, LLC is a law firm dedicated to serving franchisees. If you’re a franchisee who’s either having issues with your franchisor or need representation for any other franchise-related matter, we are here to help. Just some of the aspects of franchise law we handle are as follows:

How to Start a Franchise in Maryland

Notably, Maryland is one of the few of states in the United States that has enacted franchise laws. What this means is that before starting your franchise in this franchise registration state, you must register your FDD with the Securities Division of the Maryland Attorney General’s Office. With this, you should prepare yourself for the initial FDD registration filing fee, which is $500, and the subsequent annual renewal fee, which is $250. Also, registration lasts for one year and requires annual renewal.

Contact Our Experienced Maryland Franchise Law Attorneys Today

The bottom line is that when it comes to your business, you shouldn’t hire an attorney who doesn’t focus on franchise law; you should hire an attorney with decades of experience in the field and who is prepared to use those decades of experience to your benefit. Over the years, we’ve fought on behalf of countless franchisors just like you, and we’re prepared to take up the fight on your behalf as well. Contact us today to learn more about what we can do for you.

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