SDG Law Can Help You through the Liquor License Process
If you own a business in New York that imports, manufactures, distributes, or sells alcohol, you’re required to have a license. Obtaining one of these licenses can be a confusing process, and there is a myriad of different rules you must follow once you are approved. Navigating this process can be challenging, especially if you’re a new business owner. SDG Law has experience as a liquor license lawyer in Poughkeepsie and Wappingers Falls, NY, and can help you through the entire process. From the first application to adherence to rules to facing potential violations, we are here to help you. Contact us today for more information.
Obtaining a Liquor License
Applying for and obtaining a liquor license in the state of New York can become a rather lengthy process. The process can become even longer and more confusing if you are unfamiliar with it or don’t have the help of an experienced liquor license attorney. Depending on the nature of your business, you may need approval from local, state, and federal agencies before you can begin operation. The team at SDG Law can help you understand how to get a liquor license and how to keep it. We have successfully represented numerous New York businesses, including bars, restaurants, hotels, nightclubs, liquor stores, golf courses, catering halls, taverns, breweries, cideries, wineries, and more. Our team knows the ins and outs of applying for these licenses and what to take into consideration for a proper application. As a multi-practice law firm, we can offer liquor license clients additional expertise that includes:
- Zoning laws
- Health and fire permits
- Density issues
- Additional city requirements
Legal Advice for Operating with a Liquor License
Once you are granted a liquor license, you must continue to comply with all the rules of the New York State Liquor Authority. This means adhering to their guidelines about your business operations in general and the sale of liquor at your establishment. Our team is here to assist you in understanding all these rules, which will help you avoid violations and issues that arise from violations. Failure to adhere to the state and local guidelines can result in significant consequences, including citations, fines, and even the revocation of your license. Let our team help you stay compliant.
Violations & License Revocation
If you are cited with a violation of the liquor license code, it can have significant consequences for your business. Our team is here to help you in cases like these by representing you at administrative hearings and disciplinary proceedings. We will fight on your behalf to contest the violation and resolve any issues. Our goal is to help you minimize the impact on your business, as we know how disruptive fines and possible license revocation can be to your operations. You can count on our team to provide honest advice and strong representation for your business when dealing with the New York Liquor Authority.
Business Law Services
SDG Law offers a range of legal services to help businesses thrive. In addition to handling liquor license applications and violations, we also assist businesses in many other areas. You can trust us to handle entity formation, employee matters, vendor and distributor contracts, shareholder or partnership agreements, and commercial leasing and real estate. We have a team of experienced lawyers and staff ready to help you with all your business needs.
Why Choose SDG Law?
When you face a legal matter, you want to know you have the best team on your side. SDG Law is the team to choose for all your business law needs. We are dedicated to helping our clients and will go above and beyond to ensure your rights are protected. Choose to work with us for the following reasons:
- Experience: We have many years of experience helping both individuals and businesses handle legal matters. You can count on us to have the knowledge to handle your case.
- Comprehensive Service: We provide comprehensive legal services, helping you from the very beginning until the conclusion of your case.
- Open Communication: We strive to keep you in the loop about everything going on in your case. We know that openly communicating about possible outcomes and strategies will help us provide the best service for you.
Contact Us Today
Are you interested in learning more about our legal services and how we can help you and your business? If so, please feel free to reach out to us to speak to one of our lawyers. We can schedule a consultation where we will be able to discuss any concerns and determine how we should face them. There will also be time for you to ask any questions about our experiences as well as the legal process in general. Give us a call today to get the legal protection you need!