Our Core Competencies

  • Franchising

    When a business desires to grow and expand, there are typically three different options: company-own ...

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  • Business Law

    The attorneys at the Franchise Business Law Group have vast experience with business and corporate l ...

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  • Commercial Law

    Commercial law is the law related to commerce and the sale of goods and services. It includes the dr ...

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  • Estate Planning

    Almost everyone has an estate, whether they know it or not. In a nutshell, an estate is everything a ...

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Business & Franchise Attorneys Servicing Salt Lake City and Surrounding Markets

The Franchise & Business Law Group, LLC was founded on the principles of dedication, expertise and providing client-focused and superior legal services. Because we have taken the time to concentrate our practice on franchise law and business law, our clients benefit from a wealth of focused experience, training and practical knowledge that is tailored to each client’s needs.

With the Franchise & Business Law Group, you will find partners and advocates in building your business, and in addressing your needs now and down the road. Our dedication to our clients has translated to clients who have been with our firm and our attorneys for decades -literally -and we are frequently referred to by our clients as their trusted “partners.” We build relationships for life and are fortunate to have some of the foremost and nationally recognized legal minds in franchise law.

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Awards & Updates

Blog

March 15, 2017

Understanding the Basics of Federal Franchise Law​

Author: admin

Federal franchise law is complex and nuanced. And to complicate matters further, franchising laws vary from state to state. For a detailed understanding of the legalities of becoming a franchisor...

Articles

March 18, 2014

Should I Incorporate? Choosing the Form of Entity for Your Business

Choosing the form of entity by which to conduct business is one of the first, and often most important, questions faced by someone starting a business. Several factors determine which form of business...

News

March 18, 2014

IRS and Independent Contractors

The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has announced it is undergoing an extensive initiative to identify businesses that are incorrectly classifying employees as independent contractors. For those businesses...

Iceberg Drive Inn®Iceberg Drive Inn®
We get complete and insightful answers – fast. What a phenomenal team, right here in Utah.
-Kelly Christensen, President of Iceberg Opportunities, LLC
Real Deals on Home Décor®Real Deals on Home Décor®
Our franchise business has grown from one store to sixty in a relatively short time frame. Without Jeff's franchising expertise, business wisdom, and fatherly role in counseling us every step of the way, there is no way we could have realized this level of sustainable success!
-Nate Kelsey, President of Real Deals, Inc.
The Grout Doctor®The Grout Doctor®
Hiring Jeff Thompson and his team of franchise experts is the best insurance policy I could hope for.
-Regina Fischer, President of The Grout Doctor Global Franchise Group
Farr's Fresh®Farr's Fresh®
We have found the Franchise Business Law Group to be a strong part of our franchise team. They go the extra mile in all they do for us. We feel fortunate to have found the best franchise counsel in the state of Utah; I strongly recommend them to any who are looking for the best!
-Mark Gilleland, COO of Farr’s Fresh Franchising, Inc.
Four Foods Group™Four Foods Group™
The Franchise & Business Law Group has been a vital component to my business for more than a decade. Their group of attorneys have acted more as business strategists than just a simple lawyer in each interaction I have with them. I have not found one firm to have the breadth of knowledge, experience and passion for the franchise and business field as I have with them. I refer everyone I know is looking for a franchise attorney to the Franchise & Business Law Group.
-Andrew Smith, CEO of Four Food Group Holdings, LLC
Color Me Rad®Color Me Rad®
The Franchise Business Law Group is incredibly efficient in getting us registered very quickly. We were concerned about the time and complexity of becoming franchisors, but the Franchise Business Law Group made it easy and does a great job at continuing to keep us in compliance.
-John Malfatto, Color Me Rad Productions, Inc.