Our Core Competencies

  • Franchising

    When a business desires to grow and expand, there are typically three different options: company-own ...

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  • Business Law

    The attorneys at the Franchise Business Law Group have vast experience with business and corporate l ...

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  • Commercial Law

    Commercial law is the law related to commerce and the sale of goods and services. It includes the dr ...

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  • Estate Planning

    Almost everyone has an estate, whether they know it or not. In a nutshell, an estate is everything a ...

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Business & Franchise Attorneys Servicing Salt Lake City and Surrounding Markets

The Franchise & Business Law Group, LLC was founded on the principles of dedication, expertise and providing client-focused and superior legal services. Because we have taken the time to concentrate our practice on franchise law and business law, our clients benefit from a wealth of focused experience, training and practical knowledge that is tailored to each client’s needs.

With the Franchise & Business Law Group, you will find partners and advocates in building your business, and in addressing your needs now and down the road. Our dedication to our clients has translated to clients who have been with our firm and our attorneys for decades -literally -and we are frequently referred to by our clients as their trusted “partners.” We build relationships for life and are fortunate to have some of the foremost and nationally recognized legal minds in franchise law.

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Awards & Updates


June 3, 2016

Is Franchising Right for Your Business? Three Important Questions

Franchising can be a great way for a growing business to increase profits and income streams. But not every small business is well-suited for this type of expansion. Becoming a successful franchisor...


April 30, 2015

Provo, Utah Franchise and Business Law Attorneys

Starting a franchise or business in Provo, Utah is a great idea that is fully backed by Forbes, which ranked the city number two on the Best Places for Business and Careers list. From franchises to startups,...


March 18, 2014

Franchisor Royalties and Income Tax

In recent years we have noticed more states starting to impose a state income tax on franchisor royalties, even where the franchisor has no physical presence in that state. In 2011, the Supreme Court of...

Rodizio Grill®Rodizio Grill®
They work together with us to prevent, predict, and solve problems we couldn't tackle on our own.
-Ivan Utrera, President of Phoenix Franchise Group, LLC
The Dirty Dash®The Dirty Dash®
They consistently look out for what's in the best interest of us as the franchisor.
-Scott Crandall, The Dirty Dash®
Real Deals on Home Décor®Real Deals on Home Décor®
Our franchise business has grown from one store to sixty in a relatively short time frame. Without Jeff's franchising expertise, business wisdom, and fatherly role in counseling us every step of the way, there is no way we could have realized this level of sustainable success!
-Nate Kelsey, President of Real Deals, Inc.
The Grout Doctor®The Grout Doctor®
Hiring Jeff Thompson and his team of franchise experts is the best insurance policy I could hope for.
-Regina Fischer, President of The Grout Doctor Global Franchise Group
Dog Training Elite®Dog Training Elite®
Working with The Franchise & Business Law Group has been a game changer for our small business. When we first set out to franchise our company we were overwhelmed by the magnitude of information and regulations set before us. The entire team (from attorneys to legal secretaries) made this process achievable.  The Franchise & Business Law Group took the time to learn about our business and help us to make decisions that were right for us. We could not be happier with our experience and what it has done for our business!
-Kelley Rosequist, Administrator of Dog Training Elite Franchising, LLC
Singers Company™Singers Company™
We are extremely grateful and pleased with how well they have taken care of us as a client.
Katie Parker, President & CEO of Singers Company, LLC