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About Shelton Law & Associates

Shelton Law & Associates is a law firm set apart from the rest. Not only do they assist with business startups, franchising and brand protection, they have over 30 years of firsthand experience as business owners and franchisees that allows them to give their clients the holistic treatment by approaching clients’ issues from different perspectives. The law firm’s all-encompassing experience and knowledge is definitely a great benefit to prospective clients.

Shelton Law & Associates also advise clients on how to ensure that their business deals are solid; not only in the beginning but throughout the whole term of the business relationship. They take pride in constantly brainstorming on how their clients can make their businesses better. They do this by offering a variety of services in conjunction with traditional legal services, such as service of process, vendor negotiations, demographic research on area competitors, trademark monitoring, and assistance with protection to help “Expand Your Brand.”

Whether you are looking to start a business, franchise your business, protect your ideas and brand or simply obtain a visa to work in the US, this law firm is the best possible choice.

Recent Posts by Shelton Law & Associates

I Wrote My FDD Now What?

Here are the next 5 areas you need to continually focus on. While most articles are about how a franchisor must focus their outward efforts to tell others about who they are and what they do, that really is only a tiny portion of what makes a franchise system successful.

Is April A Franchise Awarding Advantage or Disadvantage for your Brand?

With so much on the line, and with the average cost of a franchise being awarded costing of $8,000, this is one area in your system that can either be an advantage or a disadvantage.

The Ins and Outs on Negotiating your Franchise Agreement

Buying a franchise could be a lucrative opportunity for you. However, if you fail to take a few specific steps, it could lead to a significant risk. Potential franchisees are not experts in the legal transactions in most cases.

5 Steps to Perfecting Your Business System to Become a Franchisor

So you have a successful business with a single or multiple locations and you want to grow. Here are some quick tips to get started on the path to franchising your business.

Want To Expand Your Net Worth By Investing In A Franchise And Come To The US?

Foreign investors represent a huge pool of potential franchisees as the US immigration policies encourage certain types of foreign investors to invest in the US by offering investor class visa opportunities.

4 Biggest Mistakes that Franchisees Make Before Getting Started

At Shelton Law and Associates we are commonly asked about what causes franchisees to ground themselves before they even had a chance to liftoff. Below are the 4 biggest mistakes that franchisees make before getting started, however, they all revolve around time.

Franchising: Can't We Just Get Along

I had the great pleasure this month to join the IFA's Franchise Action Network and California Franchisors and Franchisees for the annual California Franchising Day at their state capitol.

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Whenever I attend a franchise trade show, I always have franchise purchasers ask who they can turn to for advice about buying a franchise or researching a franchise.