Rockland County Liquor Licensing Attorney
New York Lawyer Assisting Businesses With License Applications, Violations, and Appeals in Hudson Valley
Operating an alcohol-related business can be an immensely satisfying endeavor. Producing alcoholic beverages such as beer, wine, or distilled spirits is often a labor of love, allowing you to share your passion with others. Operating a bar or restaurant can be an exciting opportunity that brings value to your community. No matter the type of business you have, you will need to be sure you receive and maintain the necessary liquor license. Applying for these licenses can often be a complex process, but with the assistance of a knowledgeable and experienced attorney, you can take the proper steps to obtain your liquor license and address legal issues that could impact your business’s ability to remain in operation.
At the Law Offices of Robert S. Lewis, P.C., we provide dedicated legal help to businesses that produce, distribute, or sell alcoholic beverages. With more than 35 years of experience, Attorney Robert Lewis can ensure that you meet your requirements when applying for a license, and he can also help you determine how to respond if you are facing any concerns that could result in the suspension of your license or other penalties. By working with us, you can ensure that your business will be prepared for ongoing success.
Liquor Licensing Issues in New York
We can provide legal help with a wide variety of licensing concerns, including:
- Restaurants, Bars, and Festivals – We can assist in applying for on-premises retail liquor licenses, including helping you determine the correct type of license for your establishment, meeting requirements for food service, addressing any restrictions under New York liquor laws, and obtaining a Temporary Operating Permit during the application process. We can also help apply for One-Day Beer and Wine Permits or other types of special event permits that allow for the sales of alcoholic beverages at fairs, festivals, gatherings, or other off-premises events.
- Manufacturers and Distributors – If your business will be producing alcoholic beverages, including beer, wine, cider, spirits, or mead, we can assist in applying for the proper license that will allow you to sell your products to distributors or retailers. We can also assist in applying for a liquor wholesaler or importer license.
- Craft Distilleries and Breweries – Manufacturers that meet certain requirements are allowed to sell alcoholic beverages directly to consumers in some cases, and they may conduct tastings or other marketing events. We can assist in obtaining the proper licenses, including meeting the requirements to operate a brewpub or similar establishment.
- Violations and Appeals – A business that violates New York’s liquor laws may face penalties such as suspension or revocation of a liquor license, civil fines, or criminal charges. We can help you determine the steps you can take if you are facing accusations of a violation, and we will provide you with representation in disciplinary hearings and help you avoid penalties to your license. We can also help you appeal adverse decisions that affect your ability to continue doing business.
Contact a New York Liquor License Lawyer
Whether you are starting an alcohol-related business, expanding your business’s operations, planning to participate in certain events or activities, or need to address possible violations of liquor laws, you will want to work with an experienced attorney. The Law Offices of Robert S. Lewis, P.C. has assisted numerous clients with these types of issues. We can help you meet your legal requirements when completing an application, and we will work with you to ensure that your business can continue operating successfully. Contact us today at 845-358-7100 to schedule a free consultation and learn more about the legal services we can provide. Se Habla Español.