Opening a franchise can be an exciting way to get involved in business: the franchisee benefits from the franchisor's business model and brand, while the franchisor receives royalties and expands its influence. However, owning and operating a franchise can be complicated: the parties may need help with creating franchise agreements and distribution agreements; they may need help with compliance.
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- Are you comfortable telling the lawyer personal information? Does the lawyer seem interested in solving your problem?
- How long has the lawyer been in practice? Has the lawyer worked on other cases similar to yours?
- How are the lawyer's fees structured - hourly or flat fee? Can the lawyer estimate the cost of your case?
- Is the lawyer's office conveniently located near you?