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Be Smart From the Start!

Investing in a franchise is a big deal.  It's important that you know exactly what you are getting into, and what to watch out for.  How are you going to be sure you agree with all the terms laid out in the documentation?  Are you sure this is the right franchise for you? How could you possibly know without a thorough review of the agreement and terms by an experienced attorney and franchisee.  Let us support your franchise endeavor by providing you all the document review and guidance you need today so you can be smart from the start.


An FDD Is a Complicated Legal Document that Discloses Important Details About Your Franchise.

Creating a Quality FDD Requires an Expert in Franchise Law.

Franchise Disclosure Documents Are Complicated Legal Agreements.

30 Years of Direct Franchise Experience Means Attorney John N. Usher Knows the Business of Franchising and The Law.



What Is a Franchise Disclosure Document (FDD)?

An FDD is a legal document that is presented to prospective buyers of franchises in the pre-sale disclosure process in the United States. These documents are complex. The drafting of an FDD requires skill and precision. John Usher can assist you in the preparation of your unique FDD.

An estimated one out of every three dollars spent in retail in the U.S. is being spent with franchised brands. The lure of franchising is undeniably powerful. Each year approximately 400-500 new franchise offerings occur.

Usher Law Firm can help determine if your product or service is properly subject to being developed as a franchise. At a minimum, a business must have a unique product or service or business format that can be systematically reproduced.

Should the concept be viable as a franchise, Usher Law Firm can then inform you of the responsibilities and obligations associated with being a franchisor. Just like becoming a franchisee should be entered into with caution, committing to the development of a franchise requires caution as well.

If the development of a franchise system is viable, Usher Law Firm can prepare franchise disclosure documents and file state registrations where required.

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