Franchise Law for Franchisees

At the Law Offices of Richard Franzblau LLC, we provide franchisees with a full range of legal services in the areas of business and franchise law. Our lawyers have extensive experience in support of franchisees, both start-ups and established companies. From offices in Florida, New Jersey and Pennsylvania, we provide nationwide service. Our clients include business operators involved in a wide range of operations, including the hotel, resort and hospitality industry.

Contact Us for More Than 20 Years of Experience

Lead attorney Richard Franzblau is a member of the American Bar Association Forum on Franchising as well as the New Jersey Bar Association's Committee on Franchising, and has taught "How to Buy A Franchise" for the Hunterdon County Adult Continuing Education Program. While our clients focus on the operation of businesses as diverse as candy stores, hotels and vacation resorts, our lawyers focus on seeing that clients receive favorable terms, close deals smoothly and are protected from exposure to risk.

Uniform Franchise Offering Circular (UFOC)

Mr. Franzblau guides franchisees through all phases of purchase of a franchise, including analysis, review and negotiation of terms of the Uniform Franchise Offering Circular (UFOC), including the franchise agreement, financial disclosures, history of the franchise, lease agreements, computer services agreements, agreements on windows of termination of franchise, insurance, intellectual property agreements, copyright permissions, royalties and other documents that are included in the Circular.

Business Law Services for Franchisees

The Law Offices of Richard Franzblau LLC, provides franchisees with ancillary services designed to support their enterprises. Our attorneys work to see that our clients achieve their goals, representing them in issues related to purchase and operation of a franchise and the sale and purchase of goods, including the following:

  • Entity formation and business law
  • Commercial real estate purchases and leasing
  • Services for entrepreneurs, including representation in SBA loans and venture capitalization
  • Hotel and hospitality industry law
  • Multi-unit franchises

We assist domestic and foreign investors in identifying and evaluating appropriate investment vehicles. Our Orlando franchisee lawyer also handle termination of franchise agreements and resolve franchisor/franchisee disputes through litigation or negotiation.

Franchisee Representation for the Hospitality Industry

We provide extensive experience in franchisee representation for those investing in hotel, time-share and vacation resort franchises. Firm founder, attorney Richard Franzblau brings to franchisees of hotels and resorts the benefit of his experience representing national corporations including Prime Motor Inns, Inc., HFS, Inc., Howard Johnson, Ramada, Days Inn and Confectionery Square Corporation, a franchise chain of candy shops.

Nationwide Franchise Law Services Centered in Orlando, Florida

Our office is in Orlando, Florida. Mr. Franzblau is licensed to practice law in Florida, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Washington, D.C. and New York State, and provides national representation. Our clients are involved in businesses as diverse as tanning salons, day care, valet parking and computer consulting. If you would like to speak with Mr. Franzblau, or have any other question, please contact our firm. We will respond promptly. It is our goal to be accessible to our clients.

From our law offices in Florida, we and advocate for clients across the nation.