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Franchise law is a complex and specialized area of law requiring experience and expertise. The Kurtz Law Group, A Professional Corporation, maintains offices in Woodland Hills, California and Santa Barbara, California.

Franchise Regulation and Relationships

Before a franchisor is legally permitted to sell a franchise in the U. S., the franchisor must comply with the disclosure requirements of the Federal Trade Commission as well as the registration, disclosure and/or exemption laws of a number of states, including the state the franchisor is selling from and the state the franchisor is selling into. Read More…

Franchise Due Diligence for Buyers and Sellers of Franchise Companies

The Kurtz Law Group conducts franchise due diligence for buyers of franchise companies and assists sellers of franchise companies in the sale and transition of their franchise businesses.  Read More…

Franchise Purchasers

Our extensive experience in registration and disclosure matters for franchisors makes us uniquely qualified to counsel buyers of franchises on their chosen franchisors’ opportunities and agreements.  Read More…

Expert Witness

Barry Kurtz provides expert witness testimony on franchise law in civil litigation matters. When much is at risk, it is important to have a credible and informed analysis from an advocate with deep experience in franchise law. As a certified specialist in franchise law, Barry provides clear and informed expert testimony for franchisors and franchisees.  Read More…