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Protecting franchisees’ interests in business disputes

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The relationship between a franchisor and franchisee is governed by an agreement between the parties. When Florida automobile dealers wish to open their own franchise, they may work with auto makers or other entities to set the parameters for what they may do and how they may sell vehicles under the franchisor’s name. When disputes arise between the parties, the information contained in their agreement may be controlling.

A franchise owner may put their whole life and financial savings into opening their own business, and a conflict with their franchisor may jeopardize not only the health of their business but also their financial future. For this reason, it is important for franchisees to seek legal support when they find themselves embroiled in disputes with their franchisors.

The law firm of Kurkin, Forehand & Brandes takes pride in offering support to Florida residents who are struggling with these and other difficult franchise issues. It can be scary to know that one’s business may fold because they cannot work out the terms of their differences with their franchisor, and our attorneys are available to help.

Contract law remedies, as well as those offered under Florida’s laws on automobile dealership franchising, may give franchisees options for solving their problems and keeping the doors of their businesses open. Before a conflict or dispute with one’s automobile franchisor becomes confrontational, franchisees can speak with attorneys to find out how best to handle their legal dilemmas. Our firm is available to serve automobile franchise clients and their diverse legal needs.