Our DuPage franchise attorneys have extensive experience in franchise disclosure and registration requirements, franchisor/franchisee relations, and franchise agreement drafting and review. Whether you are a franchisee or a franchisor, we are your skilled and cost-effective business solution.
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DuPage County Franchise Attorneys
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In this Learn About Law podcast & videoblog, DuPage County lawyer Kevin O'Flaherty talks about how to select the right franchise partner from the perspective of both franchises and franchisors.
In this article, our DuPage franchise attorneys provide an in-depth summary of all aspects of federal and Illinois franchise law. First, we discuss the definition of a "franchise." You may be subject to franchise regulation, even if you do not call yourself a franchise. Next, we discuss exactly what disclosures are required in your franchise disclosure document. Our DuPage franchise lawyers explain exactly how to register your franchise with the Franchise Bureau of the Illinois Attorney General Office.
We provide an in-depth summary of Illinois law governing franchisor/franchisee relations, including the franchisor's early termination of the franchise, the franchisor's non-renewal of the franchise, and discrimination between franchisees.
Finally, we discuss some common issues that have appeared in cases of law between franchisors and franchisees, such as encroachment by the franchisor, the franchisor's unilateral change of franchise systems, and the franchisee's failure to meet brand standards.
In this episode of the SeizeYourBusiness.com podcast & videocast, Judy Contreras discusses the advantages of starting your business as a franchise, different classes of franchise opportunities, and how to select which type of franchise is the right fit for you.
In this SeizeYourBusiness.com videoblog, DuPage franchise lawyer, Kevin O'Flaherty, discusses different types of franchise opportunities that franchisees can select from when opening their businesses. We compare and contrast starting a business from scratch versus buying into a franchise, and we examine the various built-in advantages of a pre-packaged franchise system.
In this SeizeYourBusiness.com entrepreneur video, David Grossman, owner of a franchise with several franchisees, discusses what he looks for in selecting which potential franchisees to work with, what potential franchisees should look for in a franchisor, and how the two can work together to build a successful business.
Our DuPage County franchise attorneys discuss key clauses to be aware of regarding commercial lease agreements for your franchise business. Attorney fee clauses, the permitted use of the property, indemnification, and the Landlord's approval of operations are all issues that you don't want to be surprised with in terms of a franchise agreement. Before you sign any contract, including leases, they should be reviewed by your franchise attorney to protect your interests in the long-run. At O'Flaherty Law, we are committed to helping you get the most out of your franchise contract.