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Legal and Franchise Compliance Services to Grow Your Franchise the Right Way

Franchise Growth Services Built for Emerging Franchisors

As your franchise system grows, new challenges arise. How do you manage state registrations, renewals, and compliance the right way? What legal team should you rely on to protect your system and help you grow?

With the Franchise Counsel Program, you’ll benefit from open communication and customized legal representation to meet your franchise compliance needs and budget. We’ve eliminated unpredictable reactive billing and replaced it with fixed-fee customizable representation that adds value to your brand. Choose between Franchise Counsel CORE, PLUS, or CUSTOM.

Over the last 20 years, our team has helped emerging brands stay ahead, avoid missteps, and reach their full potential.

  • Street Corner
  • Opa!
  • Garage Heroes
  • The Warrior Factory

Accelerate Your Franchise Growth Strategy

The Franchise Counsel Program is a cost-effective fixed-fee legal solution built for emerging brands and backed by a nationally recognized franchise law firm. Together we’ll take care of all your franchise compliance needs, cover your blindspots, and help you win at franchising.

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    We’ll provide you with best-in-class franchise compliance and legal support at an affordable, fixed monthly fee.

  • launchIcon2 Ongoing Legal Support

    Daily, weekly, monthly, our entire legal team will be working to support and protect your system.

  • launchIcon3 A Win-Win Relationship

    As you sell franchises and grow, we’ll be with you every step of the way with the right support and protection for your system.

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    Great service and knowledgable staff. Internicola Law Firm helped franchise Chicken in a Barrel and we just opened our fourth franchise location.

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    Charles Internicola and his entire staff are a very large part of our success. When it came time to align ourselves with an attorney who would meet all of our needs, The Internicola Law Firm was the perfect fit.

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    The Internicola Law Firm has been one of the best decisions we made for our start-up franchise. They go well beyond just helping us from a legal perspective. They are truly a trusted partner!

    Laura Coe Snapology

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    The Internicola Law Firm handles all of The Warrior Factor Franchise material. They work quickly and efficiently. Super fast turn around time. If you're on the fence, lean towards using them!

    Christopher Fantauzzo The Warrior Factory

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    I'm so thankful to have found the Internicola Law Firm. Charles and his team have been thoughtful, thorough and easy to work with in the launch of our G-FORCE franchise concept for veterans. Highly recommend.

    Jack Child G-FORCE

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    Everyone at this firm is simply amazing. Their services are top notch and they support franchise owners in every way possible. We wouldn't be growing as a company without their support!

    Natalie Perkins Bella Ballerina

We Cover Everything

  • FDD State Registrations, Filings, and Renewals
  • Ongoing FDD Maintenance, Refinement, and Modifications
  • Annual FDD Updates
  • Franchise Agreement Preparation and Negotiations
  • Item 19 Financial Performance Representations
  • Trademark Registration, Maintenance, and Protection
  • Business Transactions
  • Franchise Sales Compliance
  • Implement and Monitor Franchisee Compliance Records
  • Coordination with Other Legal Counsel and Accounting Professionals
  • Convert Your License to a Franchise
  • Advisor Counseling and Continued Education
  • Competitive Structuring
  • And so much more…

Top Resources for Growing Your Franchise

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    State Specific Laws

    State Specific Franchise Laws for Franchisors The offer and sale of a franchise requires compliance with federal and state franchise laws. Franchisors must develop, maintain, register, and disclose a uniform Franchise Disclosure Document (FDD). The FDD must be registered in the franchise registration states, filed in the franchise filing states,... read more

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    What Is the FDD Disclosure Period?

    The franchise disclosure document (FDD) disclosure and waiting period is 14 days from the date the the FDD is delivered to a prospective franchisee and the FDD receipt page is signed. This 14-day waiting period relates to the first date that a franchisee may sign a franchise agreement. When calculating... read more

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    FDD Item 19 Financial Performance Representations

    What Is a Financial Performance Representation? A financial performance representation is a written or oral statement made by a franchisor to a prospective franchisee, in an advertisement, or to the public, where the franchisor provides information about sales or other financial data about the franchised business. The definition of a... read more

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    What Are the Franchise Laws?

    The franchise laws are a combination of federal and state laws that govern the registration, offer and sale of franchises, and the legal relationship between franchisors and franchisees. The Federal Franchise Rule is the overarching federal franchise law that governs all franchise transactions throughout the United States, in all fifty... read more

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With services to make your growth strategy simple, cost effective, and with a team excited to help you, let’s talk about how we can help grow your business.

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