Wherein one of the parties to the franchise agreement decides, without the other’s agreement, to put an end to the business relationship. Unilateral termination may be allowable with “good cause” and/or for pre-agreed reasons spelled out in the franchise agreement. Either the franchisor or the franchisee may seek to unilaterally terminate a contract; whether or not it is legal to do so will depend on circumstances and on the terms of the contract.

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