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The BEST LAWYER ANYONE COULD ASK FOR!!! Todd changed our lives! He’s not JUST a lawyer representing us for a case. Todd and his office have become Family. When we entered his office in August of 2022, we entered with such anxiety, uncertainty, and so much stress. Honestly we were very lost. My husband and I felt alone. How could a lawyer who didn’t know us, know our family, know our background represents us, When this could change our lives for the next 5-7years that my husband was facing in Federal jail. By the time our free consultation was over with Todd, we left his office at ease. All our questions were answered and we had a sense of relief.

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NYC / New York State Liquor Authority License Violations Lawyers

Have you or your business been accused of violating liquor licensing laws in New York? The consequences can be dire if you do not take immediate legal action. From facing severe sanctions to paying hefty fines, it is imperative that you hire an experienced attorney who specializes in liquor law violations. At Spodek Law Group, our skilled lawyers are well versed in New York state’s liquor statutes and regulations.

Businesses that engage in the sale of alcohol include bars, nightclubs, restaurants, grocery stores, taverns, and even liquor wholesalers. Liquor store owners and their employees are also subject to these laws. Violations can range from serving alcohol to a minor to operating without license authorization. If charged with a violation, hiring an expert lawyer specializing in this field will give you the best chance at mounting a strong defense strategy.

New York State uses a graduated approach when penalties are assessed for breaking any rules surrounding liquor statutes and regulations. A first-time offender may receive less harsh sanctions than someone who violates the law on multiple occasions. Fines associated with the offense increase significantly as they accumulate over time.

It’s essential to note that there is no room for offenders who continue to rack up charges repeatedly. Once an entity has violated the set standards under New York’s Liquor Authority Act (NYSLA), they could face suspension, followed by termination of business operations, among other costly penalties. Any chances of obtaining another license within the NYSLA jurisdiction become slim to none.

George FernandezGeorge Fernandez
14:16 30 Apr 24
Excellent 10 out of 10, Helped resolve my case. Jeremy explained everything and made everything easy to understand.
21:33 24 Apr 24
If you are looking for a lawyer that listens, is aggressive where needed, and holds his word above all else, Todd is the best pick. I had hired multiple attorneys prior to hiring the Spodek Group for a white collar case. The first thing that stood out to me was the cost, as anyone going through the process and dealing with the system, money was tight at that time - especially after hiring and firing multiple lawyers. The cost was not as high as others which was definitely a plus. Todd's intake process was also unlike other attorneys. He took the time to actually listen. He cared. He was trying to put himself in my shoes while I was explaining the situation to him and he really took the time to understand the whole situation. Other lawyers will give you 15 mins and send you a retainer agreement. Not Todd, I think he spent almost two hours with me as I was explaining everything.Not only was he great during the onboarding process, he was supportive and very informative through the entire plea process and eventually sentencing. After hiring him, I asked if I should hire a prison consultant, he told me to save my money as he would do everything they would. He was right and held up to his word. Later on I would hear from others that went with the prison consultants that they were a waste of money - I am glad I listened to Todd!When it came time for sentencing, two days prior to sentencing, the prosecutor tried increasing my proposed prison time by almost double - apparently a normal move. Todd and his team worked with me non-stop through the weekend prior to sentencing to ensure that I was not given additional prison time. Again, he took the time to listen and came up with a strategy to explain the case with great detail.Unfortunately, I did plead guilty as that was my best option. Todd and his whole team wrote up nearly 300 pages of a summary of what happened and why I should not be given prison time. If I breakdown the amount I spent with Todd versus the amount of work that I saw being done, I am shocked I was not charged four times as much. The other benefit was, a lot of criminal defense lawyers were just a single attorney with a paralegal or two. Todd had a team of people that I dealt with (5-7 people that I interacted with), but he was ALWAYS accessible. It would never take him more than an hour to reply unless he was in court.I was sentenced to prison and I was emotionally distraught. Todd and his team did whatever they could even after sentencing to make sure I was alright. He personally stayed in touch with my family to ensure I was doing alright and offered support to them. Most lawyers would consider the job complete at sentencing, not Todd.After prison, Todd still spent time with me to make sure I was on the right track and avoiding any potential risks in the future. He has also been giving advice on how to navigate probation etc and has not been looking at the clock for billing.Although I wish I had never been arrested in the first place, I am glad I had Todd and his team in my corner. Without them I likely would have had to spend a lot more time in prison than I did.Thank you, Todd, and the entire Spodek Law team, for helping turn what was a nightmare into a manageable situation!
Yelva Saint-PreuxYelva Saint-Preux
19:26 19 Apr 24
I am immensely grateful to the entire team at Spodek Law Group for their unwavering dedication and exceptional expertise throughout my case. From our initial consultation to the final resolution, their professionalism and tireless advocacy made all the difference. Their strategic approach and attention to detail instilled confidence in me every step of the way.Thanks to their hard work and commitment, we achieved a truly favorable outcome that exceeded my expectations. Not only did they navigate the complexities of my case with precision, but they also provided invaluable support and guidance during what was undoubtedly a challenging time. I cannot recommend Spodek Law Group highly enough, especially attorneys Todd Spodek and Claire Banks; they are beacons of excellence in the legal profession.YSP.
Katherine SunKatherine Sun
18:08 18 Apr 24
my lawyer is Alex Zhik. Efficient, patient and professional
Nun yaNun ya
17:48 18 Apr 24
Todd, Ralph and Alex are amazing. Helped my husband get from a double digit number with multiple charges to a single digit, by the time I blink he will be out. They very professional and help with all your needs. They dealt with my anxiety and worry very well and they understand that your family member needs to get home as soon as possible.
Keisha ParrisKeisha Parris
20:45 15 Mar 24
Believe every single review here about Alex Z!! From our initial consultation, it was evident that Alex possessed a profound understanding of criminal law and a fierce dedication to his clients rights. Throughout the entirety of my case, Alex exhibited unparalleled professionalism and unwavering commitment. What sets Alex apart is not only his legal expertise but also his genuine compassion for his clients. He took the time to thoroughly explain my case, alleviating any concerns I had along the way. His exact words were “I’m not worried about it”. His unwavering support and guidance were invaluable throughout the entire process. I am immensely grateful for Alex's exceptional legal representation and wholeheartedly recommend his services to anyone in need of a skilled criminal defense attorney. Alex Z is not just a lawyer; he is a beacon of hope for those navigating the complexities of the legal system. If you find yourself in need of a dedicated and competent legal advocate, look no further than Alex Z.
Taïko BeautyTaïko Beauty
16:26 15 Mar 24
I don’t know where to start, I can write a novel about this firm, but one thing I will say is that having my best interest was their main priority since the beginning of my case which was back in Winter 2019. Miss Claire Banks, one of the best Attorneys in the firm represented me very well and was very professional, respectful, and truthful. Not once did she leave me in the dark, in fact she presented all options and routes that could possibly be considered for my case and she reinsured me that no matter what I decided to do, her and the team will have my back and that’s exactly what happened. Not only will I be liberated from this case, also, I will enjoy my freedom and continue to be a mother to my first born son and will have no restrictions with accomplishing my goals in life. Now that’s what I call victory!! I thank the Lord, My mother, Claire, and the Spodek team for standing by me and fighting with me. Words can’t describe how grateful I am to have the opportunity to work with this team. I’m very satisfied, very pleased with their performance, their hard work, and their diligence.Thank you team!
K MarK Mar
01:37 25 Jan 24
I recently had Spodek Law Group represent me for a legal matter in NYC and I am thoroughly impressed with their services.Alex Zhik secured the best possible outcome for my case.It was a seamless journey from the initial consultation to the resolution of my legal matter. From the moment I spoke to Todd about my case, his enthusiasm to help was evident, setting a positive tone for the entire experience. The efficiency and professionalism displayed by the team is commendable.A particularly noteworthy aspect of their service is their user-friendly portal to upload your documents/evidence. This not only simplified the process, but showcases their commitment to streamline the client experience.Lastly, in an industry where legal fees can often be a concern, I found their pricing to be very reasonable, making needing legal assistance feel accessible and stress-free.I am grateful for their support and wouldn't hesitate to turn to them again in the future.

Suspicion of violating NYSLA mandates requires swift action because ignorance could lead you onto the wrong path and cause irreparable damages quickly. An experienced liquor law attorney works closely with clients during initial case evaluations and long after the resolution has been brokered between both parties involved.

At Spodek Law Group, we have a team of tenacious lawyers who possess comprehensive knowledge concerning all facets governing regulation compliance requirements under NYSLA guidelines. They craft tailor-made bundles of defenses targeting specific cases and have plenty of courtroom experience that will be in your corner.

It’s never advisable to represent yourself when it comes to liquor law violation charges. The most successful defense strategy is backed by the expertise provided by seasoned professionals who specialize in this field. Spodek Law Group, among other reputed entities across New York area boundaries, can provide you with critical legal assistance over an essential issue protecting your business interests under NYSLA jurisdiction.

The complex nature of liquor licensing laws means hiring a skilled attorney is of paramount importance. Don’t find yourself on the wrong side of the authorities – contact one today!

Liquor law violations, like most other offenses, tend to have complicated legal foundation codes that are difficult for a regular person to dissect. Only an experienced liquor licensing attorney can help you navigate the minor details of NYSLA regulations and provide you with suitable guidance during the litigation process.

Most notably, penalties assessed on liquor license violators in New York are graduated or scaled to match the level of offense severity, ranging from smaller fines to significant ones or even permit suspension followed by termination. This is why hiring a highly-qualified litigator who understands scale-punishment guidelines is your best bet when fighting off any accusation charged against you by the authorities concerned.

Additionally, operating under an unlicensed framework exacerbates potential consequences if accused of brewing up illegal servings thereof. As such, it becomes a necessity that both licensed and unlicensed business entities avoid any possible illicit sales at all costs because their operation continuity depends on compliance requirements set forth under NYSLA act code demands.

If you’re facing multiple charges in violation of state rules governing liquors vending and serving mandates, it’s worth noting that no firm except the right one should handle your case. Spodek Law Group LLC will assist in obtaining prompt resolutions with minimal negative publicity impact while also negotiating better plea deals beneficial to clients charged with violating any stipulations within established jurisdictional boundaries.

Once rectified through timely collaborations between both parties involved(liquor license violator and enforcement authorities), applicable restitution agreements following ordaining may involve remitting verified damages prior obligations entailing sanctions previously incurred via judgment settlements inclusive along various degrees accompanying just punishments delivered against criminal offenders therein alleged.

Lastly, finding a licensed attorney specializing in alcohol sales law regulations who possesses great communication skills could make your experience much easier throughout this trying moment. Contacting reputed firms like Spodek Law Groups guarantees top-of-the-line service courtesy of committed lawyers passionate about winning cases brought before them every day!

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