I am licensed to practice in the State of Washington. My practice involves mostly franchise law. I represent franchisors in preparing contracts, disclosure documents and registration applications. I work with them to try to be sure they know ho...
Practice areas & skills: Franchising, Business, Litigation, Contracts & Agreements
Paul is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin Law School. Since 1996 his practice has been substantially devoted to representing real estate agents, brokers, and their businesses in both litigation and transactional matters.
Practice areas & skills: Franchising, Business, Real Estate
Review: “When we found Mr. Hansen, prior to that time we felt we may have ran our course on options due to prior attorneys' help and advice. With our first meeting he was very knowledgable and confident to the point where he m...
Practice areas & skills: Franchising, Business, Corporate & Incorporation, Estate Planning, Probate
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Franchise law applies to franchisors like McDonald's ®, who allow you to buy and operate a business using the franchise trademarks, name, and business methods. In return, you, the franchisee, get the name recognition value and reputation of the franchisor. A franchise lawyer will make sure the franchisor treats you fairly. Franchises can be expensive, and when you buy one you are gambling on the franchisor's success. Franchise lawyers know the many franchise laws that prevent the franchisor from taking advantage of you. If you are considering franchising your business, a franchise lawyer can also help you with that decision.