Legal Fees &
Business Setup Packages

When you want a little hand-holding on your way to protecting your livelihood.

Hawthorn Law is dedicated to serving the unique needs of online entrepreneurs. Whether you are looking to start your LLChire a registered agent, file a trademark, or have us review a contract, we can do all that and much more.

Because we were founded by an online entrepreneur (and not just some crotchety lawyer looking to offer business law services to a new niche) we have developed an intimate knowledge of the types of services YOU need in your business.

We offer a variety of pricing structures to meet the needs of online entrepreneurs, including flat fees for one-off legal tasks, and monthly retainers for larger businesses with more substantial legal needs.

LLC Setup Packages (servicing all 50 states)

Our base fee to file a single member LLC (in one state) is $597. This does not include filing fees, which vary by state, or registered agent services.

This fee includes:

  • Standard Processing times (2 days)
  • Preparation and filing your Articles
  • Application for an EIN/Tax ID
  • Simple Operating Agreement

Registered Agent Services are $99 for the first year and $159 per year thereafter.

Expedited service is available for an additional fee.

Trademark Registration Services

Our basic Trademark services start at $2,500 (not including the filing fees) for one class. We will have a phone consultation to discuss your trademark, the application process, different classes, and estimated USPTO filing fees.

We will conduct a preliminary knockout clearance search for one trademark, as well as two additional searches if the first trademark is not available.

After reviewing our findings with you, we will prepare and file your trademark application.

We are available for phone and email correspondence regarding the status of your application and will respond to non-substantive office actions. Substantive responses will be billed at an hourly rate.

If you filed an intent to use application we will prepare the appropriate statements of use and/or requests for an extension as needed.

Once your trademark is registered, we will forward your original certificate to you with additional instructions.

To get started, click the link below and fill out the questionnaire. We will review your information and send you additional information about the trademark process and next steps to hire our firm.

Business Maintenance Packages

If you are looking for a lawyer to take responsibility for your annual reporting and confirm you don't miss any legal deadlines, we can do that for you. Our maintenance packages start at $1,497 per year, or $149 per month, and include the following services:

  • We will file your annual reports for you (filing fees are billed separately)
  • We will serve as your registered agent for no additional fee
  • We will draft your annual meeting minutes and/or written consent to action
  • You may schedule short (under 15 minutes) calls with our office for no charge
  • We will not charge you for reasonable email correspondence
  • We will provide you with up to 2 hours of legal work (typically $250 per hour) for no additional charge to use as you wish. This may include longer phone consults with our office or drafting simple documents or correspondence.
  • Reduced hourly rates for additional legal services and discounts off our flat fee services

Ongoing Legal Consulting & General Counsel Services

We provide ongoing legal support and consulting services to online businesses for annual retainers. We require a 25% down payment, with the remainder broken into 11 monthly payments.

Retainer packages vary from $500 to $3,000 per month depending on your needs.