Where Can I Find Legal Support for Franchises?

The International Franchise Association maintains a franchise supplier directory that includes a legal category to help franchisees and franchisors identify attorneys with experience in franchising.

In addition, the resources below can help franchisees and franchisors with legal issues:

• 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