It would be easy to assume that as a franchisee you would have access to the franchiser’s legal experts and attorneys. In fact, you may not have access to these legal pros and instead be expected to retain your own legal counsel for your business.
Having a lawyer on retainer from the very start of your franchise could be a good decision especially since you may not know what legal dilemmas could arise during its operation. You can address legal challenges by hiring a business attorney, tax professional, or franchise law firm to represent you and your business.
Vetting the Right Firm
Before you put a law firm on retainer, you want to make sure that it can adequately represent you and be an asset to you as a franchise owner. You do not want to entrust the legal integrity of your business to a firm that has a poor … Read more