Guiding Franchisors and Franchisees

Whether you need the necessary documents to register a franchise for sale, or are contemplating the purchase of a franchise, an attorney experienced in franchise law is essential.

At Trapp & Hartman, S.C., our lawyers have assisted clients with the drafting of the necessary registration documents and review of franchise offerings since 1981. We provide legal support in franchise matters, including the drafting of the Uniform Franchise Offering Circular, registration of franchises with registration states, and review of franchise documents for purchasers.

To discuss your business needs, Contact our office or call 262-783-2700.

Comprehensive Legal Representation

Franchise documents can be lengthy and complicated. Our attorneys provide objective and informative counsel, dividing the pieces of a transaction into digestible pieces so you can confidently understand what you are facing. In short, we give you the confidence you need to make the right decision.

Our experience in delivering practical solutions to franchise issues allows us to help clients, including:

  • Drafting of the Uniform Franchise Offering Circular: We will draft the Uniform Franchise Offering Circular after discussions with you as to the format of your franchise system. We will help you develop a system that meets your needs and expectations. We will help you register the franchise documents in various registration states. From the initial conference, our representation is designed to help avoid legal complications involving the operation of your franchise. Over the years we have helped numerous franchisors register their franchise system in registration states.
  • Purchase of franchise: We will review the Uniform Franchise Offering Circular supplied by the seller of a franchise. From the initial meeting, our representation is designed to help avoid legal complications during your transaction and in the future. We work with your accountant and other advisers to help you analyze the transaction to create the best outcome.
  • Guidance and planning: We understand the importance of your franchise to you and will help you plan for future events which may be expected, or unexpected.
  • Litigation: Through extensive courtroom and negotiation experience, we can help clients to find a resolution in even the most contested franchise matter.

Contact our office to discuss specific your legal needs regarding your franchise today.