Business Law Over 12 Years' Experience Protecting Your Rights

Jacksonville Franchise Law Attorney

Call The Law Offices of Kate Mesic at (904) 615-8950

Our Jacksonville business lawyers at The Law Offices of Kate Mesic frequently represent individuals who are considering buying a franchise.

We help them from start to finish, helping to:

  • Evaluate your options
  • Negotiate your franchise agreement
  • Review both your disclosure documents and franchise agreements
  • Assist franchise buyers with setting up the proper legal entity in order to purchase the franchise

Call our firm at (904) 615-8950 to discuss your legal needs.

Navigating Complex Regulations

Franchisors (the company that sells the franchises) are highly regulated by both state and federal law. They have many obligations to potential franchisees, including the necessity to comply with the Federal Trade Commission’s (FTC) Disclosure Requirements and Prohibitions Concerning Franchising and Business Opportunities (the Franchise Rule), including its 2007 amendment (16 C.F.R. §§ 436.1- 436.11).

If a franchisor fails to comply with the law, it can be considered an unfair or deceptive act or practice in violation of Section 5 of the Federal Trade Commission Act (FTC Act).

It is important that you have a Jacksonville business law attorney on your side. The Law Offices of Kate Mesic can assist you. Contact us online to schedule your initial consultation.

Our Clients Share Their Experience

  • “As an attorney, I believe Kate is a credit to the profession.”

    Former Client
  • “She is expert and she is not a stranger to hard work.”

    Brad
  • “If your looking for legal representation, you cannot do any better.”

    Jason
  • “Kate is one of a kind! Her ethics, drive, expertise and support was impressive and reassuring to both my son and myself.”

    Cynthia
  • “As my lawyer, she was very encouraging and kept great communication as she made herself available to contact for questions, updates, etc.”

    David
  • “Kate and her team will get it done”

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  • “I feel very fortunate to have found Kate Mesic when I was in such a desperate need of legal guidance.”

    Allen
  • “Kate was extremely prompt with her assistance. She was able to get the best possible resolve working with the prosecution.”

    Kathy
  • “She was dedicated to my case, always kept me informed each step of the way, and genuinely cared about the outcome.”

    Ray
  • “I could not be more satisfied with the outcome.”

    Former Client
  • “Ms. Mesic as has offered very practical legal advice that has been a benefit to me in other areas.”

    Ron T.
  • “As all the reviews say Kate and her team are fantastic.”

    T.P.
  • “We would like to thank you so much for getting us through our stressful situation.”

    Deborah and Tom Mahoney
  • “Thank you Kate for all your hard work on this project and the many other contracts I have brought to you or needed you to create!”

    Kathee
  • “My worries were eased by the compassion of Kate and the staff”

    Reshana

A Jacksonville Firm You Can Trust

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