Impairment of Franchise Rights Warrant the Issuance of an Injunction

By Fredrick P. Niemann, Esq. of Hanlon Niemann, a Freehold, NJ Franchise Law Attorney The impairment of franchise rights has been found to constitute irreparable harm in the federal and state courts justifying the imposition of an injunction. In one NJ federal district court case, a preliminary injunction requested an injunction case asserting antitrust violations […]

SHOULD NEW JERSEY ADOPT A SIMILAR FRANCHISE LAW TO THE ISOLATED SALES EXEMPTION FOUND IN THE NEW YORK FRANCHISE ACT?

By Fredrick P. Niemann, Esq. a New Jersey Franchise Lawyer New Jersey’s franchise laws are pathetic.  They say very little about the most important issues to franchisees except for franchise terminations.  The New York Franchise Act however provides an exemption to franchisors from the general registration requirements of the Act for what is deemed an […]

I AM LOOKING TO BUY AN EXISTING NEW JERSEY FRANCHISE. WHAT DO I DO?

By Fredrick P. Niemann, Esq. a New Jersey Franchise Lawyer Although the FTC-required disclosure documents are mandatory for first-time purchasers of a franchise, there are no required government disclosure documents that must be furnished to the buyer of an existing franchise business. The seller of the franchise is not required to provide the would-be buyer […]

UNDERSTANDING A NEW JERSEY FRANCHISE AGREEMENT MADE EASY (IER)

By Fredrick P. Niemann, Esq. a New Jersey franchise lawyer In New Jersey and throughout all 50 states, the franchise agreement is the cornerstone document of the franchise relationship. It is this document that is legally binding on both parties, laying out the rights and obligations of each party. You will always find attached to […]