If you’re considering buying your own franchise, you probably have tons of questions running around in your mind; questions that can make the difference in success, or failure, of reaching your business goals.
Many investors, eager to get started and get their company moving, will agree to terms that are not good business in the long run. It is understandable, and I have a client and friend that is fond of saying "we hope that is a problem" because if it is then the deal has probably been successful. Unfortunately, because of the inequity some deals will get sideways almost immediately and never reach their potential (or even launch).
In modern America, estate and trust disputes, including will contest are getting more common. There are likely many socioeconomic reasons for the rise in incidence, but as the baby boomer generation ages it is something many families and beneficiaries will need to address either before or after the passing of a loved one.