Experienced California Attorneys Assist Clients in Franchise Matters

Skilled lawyers handle purchase, sale and management issues for franchise businesses in the Chico area

Franchising your business or buying into a franchise can be a lucrative business venture, but it's important to thoroughly understand the terms of a franchise agreement to make an informed decision. An experienced franchise lawyer can make certain you are on the right track and protect your interests. At Power Law P.C., our franchise lawyers help franchisors and franchisees in the Chico area and throughout California assess the risks and advantages of franchising, as well as the commitment required, so they have the advice they need to support their ventures.

Knowledgeable advocates advise on aspects of franchise law

For franchisors, our established business attorneys take on a number of essential tasks:

  • Explain your rights and obligations
  • Create a financing plan
  • Draft and review critical documents:
    • Franchise agreement
    • Sublease
    • Equipment lease
    • Software license
    • Escrowed lease assignment
    • Term and renewal provisions
    • Transfer conditions
    • Development agreement formulas
    • Protected territory arrangements
    • Disclosure documents
  • Help formulate franchise payments, royalties, advertising contributions
  • Register the franchise
  • Ensure compliance with state and federal disclosure requirements
  • Discuss trademark issues

For franchisees, our attorneys ensure your interests are protected by reviewing the terms and conditions in your franchise agreement for:

  • The term of the franchise
  • Right to renew
  • Protected territory offering
  • Franchise opening requirements
  • Franchise fee
  • Trademark requirements
  • Transfer restrictions
  • Termination provisions
  • Dispute resolution parameters

Our understanding of franchise law and the local business landscape works to our clients' advantage whether they are franchisees or franchisors.

Proven business attorneys help you get the most out of your purchase or sale

Our franchise lawyers make certain you understand your rights and obligations under the agreement. We also vigorously negotiate your agreement with the franchisor if necessary, draft or review the franchise purchase agreement and champion your interests through the closing.

If you are selling a franchise, our firm drafts and reviews documents related to the sale of assets, assignment of lease and assignment of the franchise agreement.

Clients trust us to provide concrete advice and outstanding service as they work through the franchise process.

Call our dedicated California franchise law firm

Power Law P.C. represents frachisors and frachisees in a range of relevant legal matters throughout California. Call us at 530-576-5740 or contact us online to schedule a free consultation at our Chico office.

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  • 5.0/5.0

    A very smart attorney I want always on my corner. She is down to earth and very real with you. She can think outside the box which is why she is so good. She was a great help to my uncle and would highly recommend her!

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  • 5.0/5.0

    As a real estate professional, I have a "tool belt" full of professionals I can rely on. Stacie Power is the real estate attorney in that tool belt. She demonstrates integrity and tenacity for her clients. If you or someone you know are in ...
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  • 5.0/5.0

    I really enjoyed working with Stacie, she assisted us in our Corporation set up as well as some Real Estate transactions. She is professional and excellent at what she does.

    — Client

  • 5.0/5.0

    My family hired Stacie in a recent dispute over Real Estate liens. We had previously used a different lawyer that stated he was in the business for 30 years and could handle our situation. For 2 months this lawyer stated that he new what he...
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  • 5.0/5.0

    Power Law has been a key element of my business. From counsel on contracts, business entities and general legal matters to quality representation in litigation, she has been invaluable. Would highly recommend Power Law.

    — Client