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Poughkeepsie Liquor License Attorneys

New York State Liquor Authority Lawyers in the Hudson Valley

Daniel McCabe and Christopher S. Coleman are experienced commercial/business lawyers offering legal counsel for those who intend on selling alcoholic beverages and are in need of a liquor license. No matter what type of business you run, if you intend to sell alcoholic beverages, you must obey the rules and obtain the necessary licenses from the New York State Liquor Authority (NYSLA). If you have an issue with your liquor license, we will stand by your side to fight on your behalf.

If you are interested in obtaining a liquor license or dealing with a licensing issue in Poughkeepsie or Hudson Valley, contact McCabe, Coleman, Ventosa & Patterson PLLC today at (845) 209-1355 to learn about your legal options.

Liquor Licensing in New York

New York is a licensing state, which means the state issues licenses to entities that will either manufacture or sell alcoholic beverages. The distribution of alcoholic beverages in New York involves a three-tier system: manufacturers, wholesalers, and retailers.

For example, manufacturers and wholesalers must obtain a wholesale license to manufacture, stock and distribute alcohol to retailers. On the other than retailers such as restaurants and bars must obtain a retail license to sell and/or serve alcohol beverages to consumers.

The New York State Liquor Authority (SLA) upholds and enforces the state’s Alcoholic Beverage Control Law (ABC). Businesses must comply with these requirements or else they face serious sanctions. In order to obtain a license, companies must submit extensive documentation detailing income and finances, mortgage and leasing, and other business aspects.

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Whether you own a bar, restaurant, liquor store, brewery, winery, or any other alcohol establishment, our firm will facilitate the processing of your applications and permits. If your business is involved in litigation, we have the experience and knowledge to protect your rights and best interests throughout the court process.

For more information about our skilled and personalized legal services, call (845) 209-1355 today.

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    “Mr. Coleman and I had the unfortunate luck of needing to work together. Once we met, I never worried about my case again. Mr. Coleman assured me he would do all he could, to bring a positive outcome ...”

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