Richmond franchise attorney Eric Perkins will speak about the basics of franchise law and franchise agreements on Tuesday evening at 6:30 at the Meadowdale Library in Chesterfield County.  The workshop is titled “The 8 Things You Must Know Before Buying a Franchise” and is presented by the Greater Richmond Small Business Development Center and Meadowdale Library.  The 2-hour educational workshop will be lead by Tom Lawrence with Frannet and will cover many aspects of the franchise research and selection process.  Attendees will receive a variety of franchising resource materials, including the Perkins Law 100-Point Prudent Planning Test for Prospective Franchisees.  For details or to register, please call (804) 271-9680.