NJ Attorneys For Liquor Licenses
Edison Township has a variety of bars, restaurants and liquor stores. These individuals or businesses who own and operate liquor licenses, either at retail, wholesale or as a manufacturer, must be cognizant of the rules and regulations imposed by the NJ Division of Alcoholic Beverage Control. Failure to follow these rules and regulations can result in the suspension, revocation or non-renewal of your liquor license. Moreover, for those individuals looking to buy a liquor license, you will need to understand these laws and whether the “license” you are buying is in good standing. Whether you received a Notice of Charges, Proposed License Suspension, Letter of Revocation, Demand for Documents, Subpoena from Division of ABC or would like to sell your current license, contact an experienced ABC Liquor License Attorney.
Firm Partner, William C. Fay, IV, Esq., is a former NJ Deputy Attorney General for the Division of Alcoholic Beverage Control. Mr. Fay is well-versed in the ins-and-outs of liquor laws in New Jersey. Having investigated and prosecuted numerous cases, Mr. Fay can attack your case with the keen eye of a former prosecuting attorney. For an immediate consultation with Mr. Fay, please contact our office directly at (732) 858-5857.
What is the New Jersey Division of Alcoholic Beverage Control?
The Division of Alcoholic Beverage Control is a State Agency here in New Jersey. the Division was created in response to the 21st Amendment of the US Constitution. The 21st Amendment gave the state’s sovereign authority to allow and control the sale and consumption of alcoholic beverages. New Jersey’s ABC officially began in the 1940s and has operated continuously since then. The Division is comprised of multiple people and headed by a Director who is appointed by the State Government. The Director duties include the supervision and regulation of the manufacture, distribution and sale of alcoholic beverages within the State. In order to perform these duties, the Director is empowered by statutes (under Title 33) and regulations adopted by the New Jersey Legislature.
Liquor License Suspension for a Notice of Charges in NJ
State Investigators and Detectives regularly investigate liquor licenses throughout the State. These investigations may be triggered by anonymous tips, Last Drink Reports or random compliance checks. Depending on the investigation, you may be brought in for a formal Statement or simply receive a Notice of Suspension based on an undercover investigation. In either scenario, it is important to contact and consult with an experienced liquor law attorney in Edison. Some of the most common ABC violation include the following:
- Failure to Maintain Books of Accounting
- Lewd Activity
- Broad Package Violation
- Prohibited Promotion
- Undisclosed Interest
ABC Liquor License Attorneys in Edison NJ
Our firm is one of the few that specialize in the practice of Alcoholic Beverage Regulation. If you have any pending liquor license issues or would like to speak with Mr. Fay about a pending investigation, please do not hesitate to contact our office at 732-858-5857. We can be contacted 24/7 and will happily consult with you regarding your pending matter.