Wine Law

The Beverage Business is a very highly regulated and competitive field. Do not attempt to obtain ABC Licenses without reaching us first. If you are starting an Import/Export business, Winery, Brewery, Bar/Restaurant, Retail Store, or any other business, contact us right away. We have years of experience with advising and establishing all types of Alcoholic Beverage Based Businesses in California and other states (Beer, Wine, Distilled Spirits). Our staff maintains close relationships with state regulators, and will advise you in navigating the complicated waters of State and Federal Regulation. We are assisting our clients in all matters including:

  • Federal TTB Licenses
  • State/ABC Licenses
  • ABC Appeals Board and Disciplinary Hearings
  • Zoning and Conditional Use Permits
  • Label Approval (COLA)
  • International Trade and Contract Negotiation


Need more information about starting your Alcoholic Beverage Business?

Please take our brief questionnaire and you will receive a free consultation.

Corporate Law

Our law firm is equipped to handle all of your business's needs. We have the skills, experience, and understanding to dig deep into your business, and understand the factors that play into important decisions. We can serve as your General Counsel on an as needed basis, to give you the flexibility of having an experienced attorney on staff without the expense of another employee.

This includes all aspects of Incorporating your business, including:

  • Drafting, Reviewing, and Negotiating Contracts
  • Real Property Transactions
  • Incorporation, Entity Formation
  • Intellectual Property Protection
  • Strategic Business Advising
  • General Legal Services

Estate Planning

Consistent with our approach of forward thinking and careful planning and analysis, our practice is experienced in Estate Planning as well. Many individuals are unable to ask the difficult question of "what will happen to my family when I am no longer alive." Our responsibility to ask these important questions when we are in a state to properly weigh all the options, and make our wishes known to family and caretakers.

The death of a loved one is a challenging and confusing time. Not having a plan causes easily preventable stress, sorrow, and confusion. Please contact us today. Your family is counting on you. We are experienced in handling the following essential Estate Plan documents:

  • Will and Revocable Living Trust
  • Advanced Healthcare Directive
  • Powers of Attorney
  • Special Asset Trusts
  • Charitable Trusts
  • Guardianship Designations
  • Business Succession Planning

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