When joining a Franchise, there is rarely much room for negotiation. Regardless, it is worth going over a Franchise Agreement with a lawyer to ensure that you go in with your eyes open. We can bring things to your attention that you may have overlooked, as we all provide general business advice about any recent or little known legal issues.

When entering into a Franchise Agreement, it is important to properly consider a host of issues, such as:

  • Leasing or subleasing requirements
  • Supply restrictions
  • Maintenance obligations
  • Competition restrictions
  • Record keeping or reporting requirements
  • Site development requirements
  • Franchise fees (percentage or otherwise)