Certified California Franchise Attorney Fighting For Franchisees Nationwide
Lagarias Law Offices is a law firm that represents franchisees. The firm is led by Peter Lagarias, a skilled trial attorney with over 35 years of experience in delivering superior legal services and results to franchisees and businesses throughout California and nationwide. Mr. Lagarias is a certified specialist in franchise and distribution law by the State Bar of California Board of Legal Specialization. Please look around our website; we have loaded it with information and links related to franchising and hope that you will find it helpful.
If you are an existing franchisee in a dispute with your franchisor, please review our FAQs and consider consulting with Lagarias Law Offices. Franchising disputes are complicated and involve many different areas of law including breach of contract, fraud, franchise laws, antitrust laws, consumer protection laws, and trademark laws to name a few. Franchising disputes can also present complex procedural issues involving what court a case can or should be heard, what law applies, and whether the matter must be decided before an arbitrator pursuant to the franchise contract. Often times, these procedural matters can make a real difference between winning and losing your case. Lagarias Law Offices has experienced franchise attorneys that have handled hundreds of franchise cases and have experience in knowing when to settle, when to go to trial, how to negotiate, and where to find expert witnesses. Lagarias Law Offices understands how to go toe-to-toe with franchisors and can help you maximize your opportunity to win your case and make sure you are fairly compensated.
If you are thinking about purchasing a franchise or distributorship, please review our Investigating Franchise Offers section and consider consulting with Lagarias Law Offices. Franchises often require very large investments and involve the execution of complex long-term agreements that have been drafted by franchisor lawyers who are charged with protecting the franchisor’s interests. Lagarias Law Offices. can help you understand your rights and obligations, and guide you regarding the franchise terms and the potential for negotiating more favorable terms. Many of our franchisee clients have expressed regret that they did not hire an experienced franchise attorney to assist them prior to purchasing their franchise. Lagarias Law Offices. can help your avoid or minimize some of the common pitfalls when purchasing a franchise.
If you need an experienced franchise attorney, please call or e-mail Lagarias Law Offices today for a free, no-obligation consultation.