FortmanSpann, LLC is a franchise law firm dedicated to helping prospective franchisees start their businesses and for existing franchisees to maximize their profitability. If you’re looking to start a franchise in Washington, need help dealing with your franchisor, or require any other legal assistance with your franchise, please don’t hesitate to contact a seasoned Washington franchise lawyer from our firm today. We are here to help in any way we can.
Franchise Lawyer | Here to Help Business Owners in Washington State
FortmanSpann, LLC is a law firm that solely works with franchisees, never franchisors. We know that as the “little guy,” issues with your franchisor can seem overwhelming. However, we have decades of experience helping franchisees reach their fullest potential here in Washington and throughout the United States. If you’re a franchisee who needs help, you’re in the right place.
Our Franchise Law Services
Our legal team provides franchisees with a wide range of services pertaining to their businesses. Just some of those services deal with the following:
Starting a Franchise in Washington State
If you are someone who is looking to start a franchise in Washington, there are certain things you should know first. They are as follows:
- Franchises in Washington are regulated by the Securities Division of the Washington State Department of Financial Institutions. You are required to register your franchise with this entity.
- The initial filing fee to register a franchise in Washington is $600.
- The renewal fee to register a franchise is $100, and you must renew your FDD registration no later than 15 business days before your current registration expires.
- In your application, you must also include a salesman disclosure form and financial statements with your accountant’s consent.
Contact a Franchise Lawyer Today
Franchisees across Washington State can depend on FortmanSpann, LLC to provide them with the legal services they need. If you have any questions or want to speak with us, simply contact the firm online today.