Virginia Franchise Forum – 10th Anniversary Celebration
October 13, 2017

Join the VFF for an evening of franchising updates, education, and networking as it marks its 10th anniversary. Industry leader FRANdata returns to present its annual year-end franchising review and forecast for 2018. A panel of franchise system…

Perkins again named to Best Lawyers in America list for Franchise Law
August 16, 2017

RVA small business and franchise attorney Eric Perkins has been selected by peers in the legal community to be included in the 24th edition of The Best Lawyers in America for his work in franchise law.  With over 20 years of experience representing…

100 Questions to Answer Before Buying a Franchise
July 25, 2017

Signing a franchise agreement is one of the most important contracts a person will ever sign.  Asking the right questions, conducting adequate research, and careful planning are all important parts of the franchising process.  Perkins Law…

Franchisor Flat Fee Package
May 03, 2017

The process of franchising your business or creating a new franchise system can be an exciting and fruitful experience that takes your business to the next level, but the process also involves many legal issues and documentation. Many small…

Legal Support Services for Virginia Franchise Owners
January 24, 2017

Life for prospective and new franchise owners can be both exciting and overwhelming, hundreds of decisions to make and details to address each and every day—especially during the start-up phase. Here are a few contract and compliance tips…

Due Diligence Very Important for Prospective Franchisees
July 29, 2016

Are you considering becoming a franchise owner?  When done correctly, franchising is a great way of doing business for both franchisors and franchisees.  Success is not guaranteed, however, and franchised businesses can and do fail.  To improve…