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.

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Jul 6, 2018

Franchise Jargon: What Does It All Mean

Are you new to franchising and wondering what all the lingo, jargon, acronyms and abbreviations mean? You're not alone! I think the first question most people have is why abbreviations (abrv) are...
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Mar 9, 2018

Get Creative: 5 Unique Ways to Raise Local...

It’s the one part of business that most of us don’t want to deal with, think about, or mention. It’s the tricky, it’s awkward, it’s painful. But it’s also necessary. No matter how much we may...
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Nov 15, 2017

My Franchising Dirty Little Secret

Last month I wrote on the philanthropic aspect to franchising that was occurring in the medical industry. A nonprofit sprung up recently due to a medical reason. Many of you know, but for...
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Jul 10, 2017

The Philanthropic Yet Profitable Side to...

An amazing trend is developing in franchises worldwide. Franchises are either being created with the non-profit cause in mind, or are being utilized to push forward philanthropic results. And to...
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May 18, 2017

I Wrote My FDD Now What?

Congratulations, you are a franchisor, but now you need to get busy. Here are the next 5 areas you need to continually focus on. While most articles are about how a franchisor must focus their...
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Mar 23, 2016

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...
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Feb 24, 2016

Who Are My Franchise Advisors?

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.  I tell everyone that...
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