Liquor License Transfer Attorneys in Hudson County
As Jersey City continues to undergo redevelopment (both residential and commercial) ownership of liquor licenses have proven to be incredibly valuable. Whether you own or are looking to purchase a restaurant, bar, liquor store, hotel or a inactive pocket license, contact the Jersey City Liquor License Attorneys at Proetta, Oliver & Fay. Firm Partner, William C. Fay, IV, Esq., leads our Alcoholic Beverage Law Practice Group and is a former Deputy Attorney General for the Division of Alcoholic Beverage Control in New Jersey. Mr Fay provides clients with the experience necessary in representation against ABC Violations, Liquor License Transfers, Corporate Structure Changes, 12.18 Relief Petitions, Liquor License Suspensions, Criminal Charges, Municipal Hearings and many other areas.
If you own or have an interest is a liquor a manufacturing, wholesale or retail license in New Jersey, contact the liquor license attorneys at Proetta, Oliver & Fay today for an immediate consultation. We can be reached 24/7 for your convenience and we will gladly answer any questions you or your business partners may need addressed. Call 732-858-5857.
Jersey City Liquor License Suspension
Liquor licensees are generally subject to investigation and regulatory prosecution from their local municipal authority and the NJ Division of Alcoholic Beverage Control. On occasion, Investigators and Detectives from the Division of Alcoholic Beverage Control will conduct an inspection or issue you a 7-day Notice to produce documents. These investigations could be the result of a patron complaint, competing licensee or sheer bad luck. In any event, if you are found to be in violation of the ABC Rules and Regulations, you could be subject to a Notice of Charges and Suspension of your Liquor License. These ABC Charges could be for a variety of offenses, including but not limited to:
- Books of Accounting
- Prohibited Promotion
- Undisclosed Interest
- Sale to a Person Under the Legal Age
- Purchase of Alcohol From a Prohibited Source
- Failure to Maintain Exclusive Control/Possession 13:2-9.3
- Violation of a Local Ordinance
How to Buy a Jersey City Liquor License?
Another common area of practice for our firm involves the sale, purchase and transfer of liquor licenses in Hudson County, New Jersey. The process involves (1) a thorough investigation of the license’s disciplinary history, (2) wholesaler payment status, (3) Bulk Sale transfer concerns, (4) corporate structure decisions, (5) qualifications for new ownership and (6) approval by the local municipal authority, just to name a few things. For new licensees, you must be cognizant of possible pitfalls in how you market, advertise and operate your new business. The rules and regulations behind New Jersey’s Alcoholic Beverage Laws are complicated and can even seem counter-intuitive at times. Contact an experienced Jersey City Liquor License Attorney for more information on the subject at 732-858-5857.
Jersey City Attorneys for a Liquor License
Few attorneys in the State of New Jersey have taken the time to understand and practice in the field of Alcoholic Beverage Laws. Mr. Fay is a former NJ Division of Alcoholic Beverage Control Attorney who spent part of his career investigating and prosecuting liquor licenses throughout the State of New Jersey. Mr. Fay has now brought this experience to the private practice of law and represents individuals and business who own liquor licenses against the state authorities and local municipalities. If you need to speak with Mr. Fay about a pending investigation, Division of ABC Subpoena, liquor license transfer, or Notice of Charges, then please contact our Jersey City Office today. We can be reached 24/7 for your convenience and Mr. Fay will gladly consult with you about what we can offer to you or your business by way of representation.