Where Can I Get Help?

• International Franchise Association (IFA), 202-628-8000, www.franchise.org 

• American Bar Association's Forum on Franchising, www.abanet.org 

• Directory of Franchise Attorneys, http://www.franchise.org/supplier/attorneys

• IFA's Council of Franchise Suppliers (CFS) publishes a list of firms that specialize in franchising law, www.franchising.org 

• Recommendations from other franchisees