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Franchise Law and Distributorship Law

Franchise and Distributorship Attorneys in Hackensack, New Jersey

Schiffman, Abraham, Kaufman & Ritter, P.C. has extensive experience with all areas of franchise and distributorship litigation and dispute resolution, representing both franchisor and franchisee and distributor and distributee. Whether negotiating a franchise agreement, litigating a distributor termination or drawing up franchise business plans, we can provide you with professional services in this highly technical area of law.

We have dealt with both litigation and transactions involving franchise law, and our diverse experience allows us to bring a unique perspective to every case. Led by Robert L. Ritter and Paul N. Ambrose, our attorneys are experienced handling franchise/distributorship issues involving:

  • Fast food chains
  • Convenience store
  • Gasoline/oil company
  • Motor vehicle dealership
  • Hotel chains
  • Real estate
  • Optical
  • Recreation
  • Services
  • Retail
  • Healthcare

Our broad experience in this area will allow us to represent you effectively in any kind of franchise transaction or litigation. Our law firm has dealt in all areas of franchise law, including:

  • Franchise planning: including thorough UFOC review and preparation, financing, franchise contract review and more
  • Franchise contracts: including drafting, reviewing and negotiating master franchise agreements, marketing agreements, distribution agreements and other contracts involving the franchise
  • Franchise transactions: including the formation, purchase, sale, acquisition or expansion of a franchise operation
  • Franchise disputes and litigation: including representation of the franchisor or the franchisee in complex franchise litigation and business litigation
  • Other franchise law issues: including franchise regulatory compliance, franchise termination and more

Oil and Gas Company Franchises/Distributorships

We are recognized throughout New Jersey for our proficiency in retail gasoline station franchises/distributorships. Our attorneys have represented numerous retail motor oil dealers in both litigation matters and in the sale and purchase of gasoline service stations. This is a very complex area of the law controlled by both the federal Petroleum Marketing Practices Act and the New Jersey Franchise Practices Act. You need legal advice from a lawyer who is familiar with these statutes and the underlying case law. We bring this experience and background to every transaction.

Contact Us

To set up an appointment with one of our experienced lawyers, contact us. Our firm is large enough to handle large-scale franchise or distributorship matters, and we are small enough to give each client the close, personalized service they need. Our law offices are in Hackensack, New Jersey, and we assist small business owners and major franchisers throughout New Jersey and the Metropolitan New York area.

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We are more than just a winning team. Our firm’s success is due to the combination of experience, knowledge and high-quality representation with an attentive, concerned approach to our long term clients and friends. Whether you need an experienced business counsel, a civil litigation attorney, a real estate attorney, a family law practitioner or an estate and trust specialist, we look forward to serving your needs.

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Three University Plaza : Suite 410-4th Floor : Hackensack, New Jersey : 07601 : 201-488-2600 : Email Us