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

    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

    Stacie is a lawyer to the core. I call her a lawyers lawyer. Her depth of knowledge and experience is awesome and I am very happy to know her.

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  • 5.0/5.0

    Working with this lawyer was amazing she took care of everything I could ask for and more if I ever need a lawyer again she will be my go to lawyer.

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  • 5.0/5.0

    Stacie is a reliable and dependable lawyer. Who is great at communicating, and genuine and upfront about the entire process. I highly recommend her and will continue to not only do business with her but refer to others as well!

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  • 5.0/5.0

    Stacie has been has been great for us for all of our rental needs and issues. She has extensive real estate knowledge and is very easy to work with. We would definitely recommend her.

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