Franchise Agreement Attorneys in Houston
Texas Franchise Lawyers With 100+ Years of Combined Experience
Franchise agreements and disputes can put a lot on the line, including the success of your livelihood. Whether you are seeking advice on a franchise contract to protect your interests and reduce risks, or you need to take immediate action to resolve or litigate a dispute, working with experienced legal representation can make all the difference.
At Hendershot Cowart P.C., our Texas franchise lawyers have earned national recognition for their ability to protect the interests of clients with proactive and responsive legal counsel. We represent both franchisors and franchisees.
Proactive Legal Counsel for Franchisees
Proactively establishing safeguards is critical to protecting your rights and interests, and having grounds for legal remedies when things don’t go as planned.
Our business franchise attorneys advise clients on a range of proactive measures relating to:
- Business formation, franchise sales and purchase
- Drafting, reviewing, and negotiating franchise contracts (royalties, fees, reporting, audit, default, etc.)
- Franchise disclosure documents (FDD) reviews
- Partnership / employment agreements
- Confidentiality, nondisclosure and non-compete agreements
- Independent contractor / work-for-hire agreements
- Transfer restrictions / conditions
- Regulatory compliance with federal and state laws
- Intellectual property and trade secret protection
Responsive Representation for Franchise Disputes
When disputes arise, an immediate response to obtain redress can be critical to the success of a business. Our firm helps enforce, defend, and litigate a range of franchise disputes using legal strategies tailored to the situation, needs, and available options of our clients.
We have extensive experience helping clients dispute, resolve, or defend against franchise matters involving:
- Breach of franchise agreements
- Breach of fiduciary duty
- Copyright, trademark and patent infringement
- IP ownership disputes
- Non-compete violations
- Enforcing nondisclosure agreements
- Theft of trade secrets
- Fraud and misrepresentation
Contact the Franchise Agreement Lawyers at Hendershot Cowart P.C.
At Hendershot Cowart P.C., you can rely on us for guidance, perspective, and resolution in and out of the courtroom. Our law firm, founded in 1987, has a reputation for providing only the highest-quality legal representation possible. We understand the stakes in each matter we handle, and we are well-known for our ability to handle extremely challenging legal situations.
If you have questions involving a franchise-related business matter or dispute, call (713) 909-7323 or contact us online to speak with an attorney.
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