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Curves International Presents More Lies After Release of Negative Article in Forbes Magazine

This is the second post in the Curves Contradictions series, a series of posts dedicated to exposing contradictions Curves International has been caught in during our legal research.

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Who Is Curves Trying to Target?

This is the first post of our Curves Contradictions series. Throughout this series we will be exposing the contradictions we’ve caught the Curves Franchise System in throughout our case research.

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The Real Cost of Owning a Franchise

You will need to do market and demographic research to choose a proper location within your territory. Once you choose your location, you are more or less stuck there unless your franchisor gives you permission to move.

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The Pros and Cons of Brand Recognition for a Franchisee

When it comes to choosing to purchase a franchise over starting your own business, brand recognition tends to be one of the main reasons potential business owners lean towards buying a franchise.

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How to Do Your Due Diligence Before Investing in a Franchise

Did you know that Fortman Law is now on Slideshare? Check us out!

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Tax Preparation Time: Watch out for Scams

If you are looking for a company to do your taxes, we recommend you thoroughly research the company BEFORE using them. The “quick refund” is not worth the amount of tax penalty you could pay for your tax returns being prepared incorrectly, not to mention all the headaches fixing the issues will cause you.

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Understanding Legalese With Ease: Franchisee

Purchaser of a franchise. Boss at the location of the purchased business. Responsible for certain decisions, and obligated to follow stated decisions already made by the franchisor.

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Case Update: Instant Tax Services

Update: This case has concluded. We are no longer accepting clients. Happy New Year!

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Happy Holidays from Fortman Law!

This year for our holiday party we decided to celebrate at a Blues game! We brought home a 4-2 win against the Panthers.

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Press Release: AAMCO Lawsuit Re-Filed

Plaintiffs, once again, seek to have the case certified as a class action. The lawsuit, filed in the United States District Court for the Southern District of Illinois, seeks damages on behalf of the franchisees for violations by the Defendants of the Racketeer Influenced Corrupt Organization Act (RICO).

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