The Entrepreneurial Lawyer’s Blog

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January 10, 2017

Amending Contracts: What You Need to Know

Despite the nature of contracts to be ironclad documents, agreements evolve and grow over time. Many times it marks the continuation of a relationship or adjustment for circumstances that come up during the course of a project.

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January 3, 2017

The Best Legal Structure When Buying an Existing Franchise

Purchasing an existing franchise helps reduce risk. Rather than vetting a franchise with the hope that it thrives in your specific region, the current operator has already proven the model in the region. It’s running, operating, and hopefully making substantial profits.

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December 21, 2016

The Role of Conditional Use Permits in Expanding Your Franchise

It’s no secret that business often outpaces local regulations, city ordinances, or zoning regulations. When reviewing the rapid advance of the tech space or the current litigation following the mass spread of companies such as AirBnB or Uber, it’s apparent that many laws just haven’t caught up to today’s diverse business world. 

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December 16, 2016

Death and Disability—Is Your Franchise Unit Protected?

It’s hard to consider certain possibilities in our life. Whether it’s creating a will, designing an exit plan, or getting affairs in order, people naturally stray away from activities that have to do with their potential demise or disability in the future. I admit planning for the possible early end to your life is never an ideal prospect.

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