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Five Things to Consider Before Buying a Franchise Interest

Franchise Interest

Know who you are doing business with. Get written documentation. These words of advice hardly qualify as business tips. However, they still underpin the logic behind buying a franchise interest and protecting your investment. The franchisor is who you are doing business with, for example, corporate Dunkin Donuts. A franchise agreement is what you must […]

NJ Home Improvement Contractors Still Not Subject to Criminal Background Checks

Home Improvement Contractors

“Shock and awe” is a military tactic where overwhelming power and enormous displays of force are used to paralyze the enemy’s perception of the battlefield and destroy its will to fight. The term also refers to when an unscrupulous figure takes advantage of a shock to the system, such as a weather-related crisis or natural […]

The New Jersey Consumer Fraud Act – Three Essential Questions

NJ consumer fraud

What is consumer fraud? The New Jersey Consumer Fraud Act defines consumer fraud as “any unconscionable commercial practice, deception, fraud, false pretense, false promise or misrepresentation” in connection with the sale of goods, services or real estate. In this context, the word “sale” includes rentals in addition to the traditional sale of goods and services.What […]

Eight Things to Consider Before Selling Your Franchise Interest

Selling Your Franchise Interest

Selling a franchise is not the same as selling an independent business.  When you sell a franchise interest, you are just changing the ownership interest (for example, one Dunkin Donuts store out of the franchise of stores). The new owner and the franchisee must agree on a sale number. The prospective owner must also prove […]

Why Do Business Owners Hire Business Law Attorneys?

Business Law Attorneys

Business owners hire business law attorneys to prevent problems and protect their business. It is a function of smart business planning, just like marketing, sales and staffing. The sooner a business owner can hire a business law attorney, the more potential trouble can be avoided.Once a business owner hires a business law attorney, specific subjects […]

My First Business Law Attorney

business law attorney

The best entrepreneurs understand that hiring an attorney is part of business. It saves money and prevents a host of problems. Others wait until they encounter a serious business matter or legal fiasco. Whether you are already running a small business, or have just started one, you should consider hiring your first business law attorney. […]

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