Helping You Navigate The Complexities Of Your Case

Focused On The Business Law Needs Of Small Businesses

There’s more to starting and running a small business than just the business side of things. There’s a whole world of legal requirements, processes and issues to contend with. That’s where Fugate Gangstad Lowe LLC comes in. We give Indiana business owners peace of mind that their legal obligations are fulfilled so that they’re free to focus their energy on what’s important to them.

The Business Law Services We Offer

Our services are designed to provide holistic support to small business owners’ legal needs. On the transactional side of business law, our firm can help you with matters such as:

  • Strategic entity formation
  • Bank financing
  • Equity agreements
  • Employee agreements
  • Shareholder agreements
  • Asset or stock purchase agreements
  • Contract drafting and review
  • Real estate lease and purchase agreements
  • Entity dissolution

On the litigation side of business law, we help clients with issues involving:

  • Contract Disputes: Resolving disagreements over the terms and enforcement of contracts, including breaches of contract.
  • Employee Non-Compete Disputes: Handling conflicts regarding non-compete clauses in employment contracts, including enforcing or challenging these clauses.
  • Partnership and Shareholder Disputes: Mediating and litigating issues or disputes that may arise among business partners or shareholders, often involving breaches of fiduciary duty or disagreements over business direction.
  • Franchise Disputes: Resolving conflicts between franchisors and franchisees, including disputes related to franchise agreements.
  • Construction Litigation: Dealing with disputes related to construction projects, including contract issues, delays, and defects.

We offer these services through traditional hourly fee agreements, capped hourly agreements, flat fee agreements and subscription agreements. Our flexible pay arrangements allow business owners to get the help they need without worrying about how it will affect their bottom line.

Representing Small Business Owners In Litigation

Disputes in and between businesses arise for many reasons. Navigating these conflicts requires an experienced legal team. At Fugate Gangstad Lowe LLC, we understand the high stakes involved in business litigation and are committed to providing the skilled advocacy you need to protect your business interests and achieve favorable outcomes.

Comprehensive Business Litigation Services

Our firm handles a wide range of business litigation matters, offering personalized and passionate representation to Indiana businesses of all sizes. Here are some common scenarios where our litigation services may be important:

  • Contract Disputes: Whether it’s a breach of contract, a disagreement over terms, or enforcement issues, we help resolve these disputes to protect your business interests.
  • Employee Disputes: We handle conflicts over employment agreements, including issues related to severance, benefits, confidentiality, improper competition, and job responsibilities.
  • Partnership and Shareholder Disputes: Disagreements among partners or shareholders can threaten the stability of your business. We help resolve issues such as breaches of fiduciary duty, profit-sharing conflicts, and disputes over business direction.
  • Franchise Disputes: Franchise relationships can be complex and contentious. We represent both franchisors and franchisees in resolving disputes related to franchise agreements, territory rights, and operational conflicts.
  • Construction Litigation: Our firm is experienced in handling construction-related disputes, including contract issues, delays, defects, and payment disputes. We work to help your construction projects proceed smoothly and that your rights are protected.

Tailored Legal Strategies for Business Success

At Fugate Gangstad Lowe LLC, we recognize that every business dispute is unique. Our approach to litigation is tailored to the specific needs and goals of each client. We work closely with you to develop a strategy that aligns with your business objectives and maximizes your chances of success.

Our legal team is dedicated to delivering results efficiently and cost-effectively. We combine our extensive legal knowledge with a deep understanding of the business landscape in Indiana to provide effective and well-tailored representation.

The Value A Lawyer Provides Small Business Owners

At our firm, we understand the issues facing new and seasoned entrepreneurs. We have helped form numerous new businesses, ensuring that entrepreneurs have a solid foundation to build on.

We leverage our experience working with franchisee clients to help our business law clients get set up. We have experience with location selection, recommendations for the amount of insurance needed, and make sure that our clients have the proper contracts in place to protect their personal assets, business assets and revenue sources.

We handle all of our client’s legal issues so that our clients can focus on the growth of their business. We understand the cash flow and working capital challenges of a startup, so we offer flexible fee arrangements. We are flexible because we understand small business owners have to be flexible.

Speak To A Business Law Attorney Today

When you need astute legal guidance for a business transaction or business litigation matter, our attorneys are ready to assist you. To get started, call 317-825-8727 or reach out online to arrange a free initial consultation.