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Franchise Facts: When Do I Need a Franchise Lawyer? Part Two

Click here for part one In my last post, I discussed the process of buying a franchise, and I explained…

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Franchise Facts: When Do I Need a Franchise Lawyer? Part One

Buying a franchise is a process, not an event. Franchisees do not walk into a franchise convention, pick out a…

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Pursuing a Maryland Mechanic’s Lien Won’t Preclude Your Right to Arbitration

In theory, arbitration is a cheaper and less formal way to way to resolve disputes.  The parties conduct their proceedings…

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Franchise Facts: Help! I’ve Fallen Into a Franchise and I Can’t Get Out!

If you’ve ever signed a cable contract, cell phone plan, alarm agreement, or gym membership agreement, you’ve probably learned that…

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Construction Alert: MD Law Creates Significant New Obligations for Contractors in Maryland

Beginning October 1, 2018, the obligations of all general contractors in Maryland will change dramatically, thanks to Senate Bill 853,…

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Franchise Facts: Expanding Your Franchise: Part 3 – Rights of First Refusal

Click here to read Part 1 and Part 2 As a franchise attorney, I see franchisees with many different goals. Some…