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Experienced Georgia Franchise Law Attorney

Greensboro attorney assists with purchase, sale and management

Franchising your business or buying into a franchise can be a lucrative venture. But the key to success is doing it correctly from the beginning. An experienced franchise lawyer can make certain you are on the right track.

The Johnson Franchise Law Firm, LLC assesses the risks and advantages of franchising, as well as the commitment required, so you have sufficient information to support your decisions.

Knowledgeable about all aspects of franchise law

For franchisors, I:

  • Master Franchising
  • Area Development
  • Area Directorships
  • 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, I ensure your interests are protected by reviewing the terms and conditions in your franchise agreement for:

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

I help you get the most out of your purchase

I make certain you understand your rights and obligations under the agreement. I 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, I drafts and review documents related to the sale of assets, assignment of lease and assignment of the franchise agreement.

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

When you need a dedicated Georgia franchise law firm

Call The Johnson Franchise Law Firm, LLC in Greensboro at 762-445-1226 or contact me online to schedule a consultation.

RICHARD E. JOHNSON
Our Office
  • Georgia Office
    1100 Mill Creek
    Greensboro, Georgia 30642
    Phone: 762-445-1226
    Fax: 678-623-0633
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